Ezequiel Szafir

CEO, OpenBank at Banco Santander

Ezequiel is a Dutch citizen born in Argentina. He is a Doctor in Psychology (PhD) from Tilburg University in the Netherlands, Master of Science in Business Administration at the ADL School of Management at Boston College, Research Fellow at the Center for Technology and Industrial Policy Development of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and Bachelor of Science from the Engineering School of UADE University.Ezequiel was a consultant with McKinsey & Co. at the Amsterdam office. In 1998 he joined Liberty Global as Vice President EMEA. Later in 2003 he was Strategy and Operations Director for Nike Europe, based in The Netherlands. In 2007 he joined Deloitte as Partner of the Financial Advisory Services practice. In 2009 he was named Managing Director of Grupo Cortefiel. 

Ezequiel started his career in Argentina as a journalist, and has authored two novels: Marina de Buenos Aires and París 2041 (Ediciones B).