René Steenvoorden is Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer of the Rabobank group. In this role, René is leading IT strategy, development and delivery. The Rabobank is a full-range financial services provider founded on cooperative principles and a global leader in Food and Agriculture financing and in sustainability-oriented banking.
Before this position, René served as Chief Information Officer at Essent, the leading energy provider in The Netherlands.
Previously, René was a senior consultant in the area of business technology at McKinsey & Company. At McKinsey, René served many clients on business and IT strategy topics in the financial services, energy and other sectors.
After military service as lieutenant in the Dutch Royal Army, René started his career at Procter & Gamble. He worked in various national and global roles in Holland and Belgium in the systems department of P&G.
René is member of the Advisory Boards of ECP and IBM and supports several charities. He studied Business Administration at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam. René is married with 3 children and lives in Amstelveen, The Netherlands.
Speaker at Money20/20 Europe 2016