Kurt Vandebroek

Kurt Vandebroek

CEO at Ancoa

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Kurt Vandebroek was appointed CEO and Executive Director of Ancoa in April 2014. Kurt has an extensive track record in entrepreneurship and commercialising complex b2b software technology. An experienced software entrepreneur, Kurt co-founded Trax in 2004, an innovative cash management solution which was acquired by SunGard Data Systems in October 2006. Kurt was appointed senior vice president at SunGard, responsible for the global business development and product management for SunGard’s, AvantGard business unit.

Kurt started his career as a consultant in cash management and electronic banking for a large European bank with specialisation in electronic banking projects for multinational clients. He was later involved in numerous strategic international projects in the US and Europe. Kurt holds an MSc in Applied Computer Science from the University of Brussels (VUB) and a MSc in Business Engineering from the University of Hasselt in Belgium and is a frequent speaker at industry events.

In 2012, Kurt was named one of the 100 most influential people in finance by Treasury & Risk Magazine.