Mr. Abib Gaye is a Senior Director at Lilium Group focusing on digital transformation. A renowned a Fintech expert, he advises government, central banks and large retail banks within emerging markets. He has served as a senior advisor in the implementation of national payment and settle systems, national switch, and the digital transformation for central and retail banks.
Abib has over 24 years’ experience in banking, National Payment System Platform, National Transaction Switch, and National Credit Bureau. In the financial sector, he
has led key divisions of business entities, large programs and diverse projects around the globe. His expertise extends to government agencies and international financial institutions such as the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the World Bank (WB) and the African Development Bank (ADB).
Abib has worked in over 40 countries around the world where he has advised governments in the financial sector and platform environment. He is a subject matter expert in technology and strategic business planning, IT portfolio and investment management, project design, financial management, and activities-based costing. Abib has strong leadership skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all organizational levels, to reach consensus, and solve complex problems.
With his passion for technology, Mr. Gaye uses the latest innovations and solutions to transform banking operations. He is committed to financial inclusion and has implemented a number of initiatives that have helped to reach the unbanked through technology. He sees himself as a lifelong learner and remains abreast with innovations in technology and banking industry.
Prior to Lilium Group, Abib built his tremendous consulting experience at Cooper&Lybrand, PWC LLP, IBM Corporation, KAM Consulting CIO/Co-Founder, MAP International CTO and the World Bank. He holds a Bachelor of Science and a dual master’s degree in Finance and Computer Information Systems and Technology at Stayer University and Howard University Washington DC.