Luis Lancos, BCs Meng, is Senior Vice President for Technology, Europe at Elavon Financial Services, a payments and fintech company and subsidiary of U.S. Bank, the fifth-largest Commercial Bank in the United States. In this role, he oversees all aspects of information technology delivery and technical governance for Elavon's Merchant Services European operations. He also drives the European innovation agenda and is particularly interested in digital platform concepts to expand the payments ecosystem, Open Banking, cloud-based architecture and cyber security.
Luis is an active IT thought leadership contributor, a member of Forbes Technical Council and nominated as one of the TOP 250 UK IT Leaders by Computing magazine. He is a member of Elavon's European Leadership and CIO top teams at U.S. Bank. He joined Elavon in July 2017. Prior to this, Luis was Technical Director for Payments UK&I at Worldline and a member of the Atos Scientific Community, the core innovation team responsible for developing the company's technology strategy.
He is originally from Portugal and moved to London in 2007 to focus on payments, digital transformation and emerging technologies. Luis is a passionate photographer and motorbiker when not enjoying the thrill of IT.