Guillaume Bouvard

Guillaume Bouvard

VP Global Product Management, Head of Advisory Business, Innovation & Partnerships at American Express

Startupbootcamp FinTech New York Mentor

Guillaume Bouvard is a corporate and consumer payments experts with deep strategy, product, and operational transformation experience, both in fortune 500 and startup environment. He is currently the co-founder of Extend a stealth-mode payments startup that leverages tokens to solve businesses and individuals’ needs. Prior to that and until 2016, Guillaume was a Senior Executive at American Express where he had a number of responsibilities over 12 years including as general manager of the global consulting business, head of product innovation & partnerships, head of data products, head of business transformation for multi-billion dollar divisions, head of M&A integration, and a senior member of the CEO’s strategic planning and development group.

Earlier in his career, Guillaume managed B2C direct marketing campaigns for the premium credit card portfolio of Capital One in the US. He then joined the team that spearheaded the inception of the business in France, leading development of select business lines, and marketing campaigns.

Guillaume holds an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management, an MS in Finance and Banking from the Pantheon Sorbonne University in Paris, and a BA in Economics and Finance from Dauphine University in Paris. He presently lives in New York City with his wife and three children.