On September 1, 2017, Etienne Mottet, Head of Innovation at BFC, explores innovative services being delivered through tech, the rise and limitations of the smartphone, and the rapidly evolving future of rural finance.Read More »
Etienne Mottet has 10 years of experience managing financial operations and FinTech projects in Central Asia and beyond. He began his career with OXUS development network, a French microfinance group, where he was in charge of implementing open-source microfinance software into the operations of a group based in Tajikistan and Afghanistan. He later joined OXUS Afghanistan as Chief Operations Officer, where he helped the company become the most successful microfinance organization in the country. He went on to create OPENCBS, an open-source software for microfinance which targeted fast growing small and middle-sized financial institutions. The system is now used by dozens of financial companies in Asia, Africa, and the Caribbean. At the end of 2015, Etienne joined Business and Finance Consulting (BFC) to take charge of the company’s digital and FinTech development.