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Who’s Who in Fintech? Top 50 Influencers to Follow

by | Sep 20, 2022 | Influencer Lists,

Fintech, or Financial Technology, is a blanket term for technology that augments, streamlines and digitizes traditional financial services. It includes an extensive number of services including (but not limited to) mobile payments, Blockchain, Insurtech, Cryptocurrency, Robo-advisors & crowdfunding platforms.

The Fintech industry continues to grow rapidly with $98 billion investments seen in the first half of 2021, which is a massive boost compared to investment of $121.5 billion in 2020, according to KPMG. There’s acceleration in the use of mobile wallets, BNPL (Buy Now Pay Later) and Fintech adoption in Healthcare space.

This report highlights the Top 50 influencers who are driving the most engagement on the topic of Fintech across LinkedIn & Twitter. There’s a variety of different influencer personas in this list ranging from Social Amplifiers, Event Speakers, Journalists & Contributors to Content Creators, and more.

Who’s Who in Fintech?

1Spiros Margaris

Spiros Margaris

Spiros Margaris

Venture Capitalist, Advisor & Board Member
margaris ventures

Personas: Event Speaker, Social Amplifier

Total Engagement: 6,431

Average Engagement: 25.4

Total Engagement: 88,505

Average Engagement: 22

2Enrico Molinari

Enrico Molinari

Enrico Molinari

Team Digital Coordinator
Riviere di Liguria Chamber of Commerce

Personas: Academic & Researcher, Social Amplifier

Total Engagement: 18,302

Average Engagement: 32.6

Total Engagement: 65,286

Average Engagement: 18.6

3Marcel van Oost

Marcel van Oost

Marcel van Oost

Fintech Angel Investor
Marcel van Oost

Personas: Content Creator, Social Amplifier

Total Engagement: 74,387

Average Engagement: 120.9

Total Engagement: 745

Average Engagement: 0.5

4Richard Turrin

Richard Turrin

Richard Turrin

Best Selling Author
 

Personas: Author, Event Speaker, Journalist & Contributor

Total Engagement: 39,134

Average Engagement: 165.1

Total Engagement: 18,814

Average Engagement: 5.8

5Helen Yu

Helen Yu

Helen Yu

Founder & CEO
Tigon Advisory Corp.

Personas: Author, Content Creator, Event Speaker

Total Engagement: 335

Average Engagement: 55.8

Total Engagement: 54,011

Average Engagement: 210.2

6Linas Beliūnas

Linas Beliūnas

Linas Beliūnas

Country Manager, Europe & GM Lithuania
Flutterwave

Personas: Content Creator

Total Engagement: 31,863

Average Engagement: 331.9

Total Engagement: 151

Average Engagement: 3.1

7David J. Maireles

David J. Maireles

David J. Maireles

Chief Experience Officer & Deputy CEO
TNEX

Personas: Social Amplifier

Total Engagement: 27,918

Average Engagement: 40.1

Total Engagement: 3,411

Average Engagement: 4.8

8Andreas Staub

Andreas Staub

Andreas Staub

Head of Corporate Development & Digital Transformation
Raiffeisen Group

Personas: Social Amplifier

Total Engagement: 28,193

Average Engagement: 37.7

9Sabine VanderLinden

Sabine VanderLinden

Sabine VanderLinden

Co-Founder, CEO & Managing Partner
Alchemy Crew

Personas: Author, Content Creator

Total Engagement: 18,343

Average Engagement: 241.4

Total Engagement: 1,934

Average Engagement: 2.7

10Xavier Gomez

Xavier Gomez

Xavier Gomez

Founder & COO
INVYO

Personas: Event Speaker, Social Amplifier

Total Engagement: 1,992

Average Engagement: 43.3

Total Engagement: 17,438

Average Engagement: 40.2

11Efi Pylarinou

Efi Pylarinou

Efi Pylarinou

Founder
Efi Pylarinou Advisory

Personas: Event Speaker, Journalist & Contributor

Total Engagement: 13,035

Average Engagement: 99.5

Total Engagement: 5,154

Average Engagement: 9.7

12Theodora Lau

Theodora Lau

Theodora Lau

Founder
Unconventional Ventures

Personas: Author, Event Speaker, Social Amplifier

Total Engagement: 6,007

Average Engagement: 69

Total Engagement: 11,881

Average Engagement: 17.4

13Florian Graillot

Florian Graillot

Florian Graillot

Founding Partner
astoryaVC

Personas: Event Speaker

Total Engagement: 6,935

Average Engagement: 51.4

Total Engagement: 11,040

Average Engagement: 25.9

14Nicolas Pinto

Nicolas Pinto

Nicolas Pinto

Marketing Manager
Skaleet

Personas: Social Amplifier

Total Engagement: 14,080

Average Engagement: 89.7

Total Engagement: 2,120

Average Engagement: 2.4

15Monica Jasuja

Monica Jasuja

Monica Jasuja

Head of Money Management
GoToFinancial

Personas: Content Creator, Event Speaker

Total Engagement: 10,141

Average Engagement: 128.4

Total Engagement: 3,126

Average Engagement: 26.9

16Alberto Garuccio

Alberto Garuccio

Alberto Garuccio

Head of Ecosystem
Real Mutual Insurance

Personas: Event Speaker, Social Amplifier

Total Engagement: 2,525

Average Engagement: 76.5

Total Engagement: 11,232

Average Engagement: 6.3

17Simon Taylor

Simon Taylor

Simon Taylor

Head of Strategy & Content
Sardine

Personas: Event Speaker, Social Amplifier

Total Engagement: 10,534

Average Engagement: 131.7

Total Engagement: 1,870

Average Engagement: 11.6

18Ron Shevlin

Ron Shevlin

Ron Shevlin

Chief Research Officer
Cornerstone Advisors

Personas: Event Speaker, Journalist & Contributor

Total Engagement: 8,791

Average Engagement: 122.1

Total Engagement: 3,307

Average Engagement: 25.1

19Chris Gledhill

Chris Gledhill

Chris Gledhill

FinTech Advisor, Futurist, Writer & Speaker
Independent

Personas: Event Speaker, Social Amplifier

Total Engagement: 1,686

Average Engagement: 2.1

Total Engagement: 11,205

Average Engagement: 11.8

20Jim Marous

Jim Marous

Jim Marous

Owner & Host
Banking Transformed Podcast

Personas: Content Creator, Event Speaker, Journalist & Contributor

Total Engagement: 5,634

Average Engagement: 21.5

Total Engagement: 6,321

Average Engagement: 22.8

21Alex Jiménez

Alex Jiménez

Alex Jiménez

Managing Principal, Financial Services Consulting
EPAM Systems

Personas: Event Speaker, Journalist & Contributor

Total Engagement: 1,855

Average Engagement: 1.7

Total Engagement: 8,581

Average Engagement: 5.1

22Miguel Armaza

Miguel Armaza

Miguel Armaza

Co-Founder & General Partner
Gilgamesh Ventures

Personas: Content Creator

Total Engagement: 7,368

Average Engagement: 118.8

Total Engagement: 525

Average Engagement: 10.5

23Mike de Waal

Mike de Waal

Mike de Waal

President & CEO
Global IQX

Personas: Social Amplifier

Total Engagement: 62

Average Engagement: 20.7

Total Engagement: 9,330

Average Engagement: 10.8

24Nafis Alam

Nafis Alam

Nafis Alam

Professor
Monash University Malaysia

Personas: Academic & Researcher

Total Engagement: 4,562

Average Engagement: 9.6

Total Engagement: 4,287

Average Engagement: 9.9

25Lex Sokolin

Lex Sokolin

Lex Sokolin

Head Economist, Decentralized Protocols
ConsenSys

Personas: Content Creator

Total Engagement: 6,435

Average Engagement: 47.7

Total Engagement: 399

Average Engagement: 2.8

26Timo Dreger

Timo Dreger

Timo Dreger

Head of Digital Strategy & Execution
Qatar Insurance Group

Personas: Social Amplifier

Total Engagement: 149

Average Engagement: 12.4

Total Engagement: 5,800

Average Engagement: 46.8

27Ignacio E. Carballo

Ignacio E. Carballo

Ignacio E. Carballo

Cryptoassets & Alternative Finance Consultant
Americas Market Intelligence

Personas: Journalist & Contributor

Total Engagement: 1,887

Average Engagement: 47.2

Total Engagement: 3,445

Average Engagement: 24.1

28Koen Vanderhoydonk

Koen Vanderhoydonk

Koen Vanderhoydonk

Founder & CEO
The Connector

Personas: Author

Total Engagement: 2,284

Average Engagement: 43.1

Total Engagement: 3,120

Average Engagement: 0.6

29Anna Maj

Anna Maj

Anna Maj

Board Member
ShareGroop

Personas: Author, Event Speaker

Total Engagement: 3,070

Average Engagement: 153.5

Total Engagement: 14

Average Engagement: 4.7

30David Birch

David Birch

David Birch

Advisor
KYP

Personas: Author, Event Speaker, Journalist & Contributor

Total Engagement: 4,624

Average Engagement: 35

Total Engagement: 375

Average Engagement: 3.1

31Arti Singh

Arti Singh

Arti Singh

Deputy Editor
LiveMint

Personas: Journalist & Contributor

Total Engagement: 770

Average Engagement: 96.3

Total Engagement: 2,485

Average Engagement: 46

32Damien Cabadi

Damien Cabadi

Damien Cabadi

Financial Director
Spirit Asset Management

Personas: Social Amplifier

Total Engagement: 4,245

Average Engagement: 35.9

33Susanne Chishti

Susanne Chishti

Susanne Chishti

CEO
FINTECH Circle

Personas: Author, Event Speaker

Total Engagement: 3,134

Average Engagement: 80.4

Total Engagement: 442

Average Engagement: 14.3

34Brice Groche

Brice Groche

Brice Groche

Sales Partnership Director
Skaleet

Personas: Social Amplifier

Total Engagement: 2,973

Average Engagement: 33

Total Engagement: 952

Average Engagement: 26.4

35John Kiff

John Kiff

John Kiff

Managing Director
CBDC Think Tank

Personas: Journalist & Contributor

Total Engagement: 3,338

Average Engagement: 15

Total Engagement: 1,108

Average Engagement: 6.3

36Malik Khan Kotadia

Malik Khan Kotadia

Malik Khan Kotadia

Co-Founder & Chairman
Finnovation Labs Private Ltd

Personas: Event Speaker

Total Engagement: 2,450

Average Engagement: 53.3

37Tram Anh Nguyen

Tram Anh Nguyen

Tram Anh Nguyen

Co-Founder
CFTE

Personas: Author

Total Engagement: 3,086

Average Engagement: 37.6

Total Engagement: 263

Average Engagement: 3

38Urs Bolt

Urs Bolt

Urs Bolt

Product Manager Digital Banking
ti&m

Personas: Event Speaker

Total Engagement: 440

Average Engagement: 27.5

Total Engagement: 2,656

Average Engagement: 14.9

39Oliver Bussmann

Oliver Bussmann

Oliver Bussmann

CEO & Founder
Bussmann Advisory AG

Personas: Journalist & Contributor

Total Engagement: 3,119

Average Engagement: 29.1

Total Engagement: 121

Average Engagement: 1.4

40Christophe Langlois

Christophe Langlois

Christophe Langlois

Global Head of Marketing
Finastra

Personas: Content Creator, Event Speaker

Total Engagement: 1,087

Average Engagement: 120.9

Total Engagement: 194

Average Engagement: 1.7

41Genevieve Leveille

Genevieve Leveille

Genevieve Leveille

Principal, Founder & CEO
AgriLedger

Personas: Event Speaker

Total Engagement: 1,707

Average Engagement: 85.4

Total Engagement: 51

Average Engagement: 4.6

42Scarlett Sieber

Scarlett Sieber

Scarlett Sieber

Chief Strategy & Growth Officer
Money 20/20

Personas: Author, Event Speaker, Journalist & Contributor

Total Engagement: 2,372

Average Engagement: 32.9

Total Engagement: 181

Average Engagement: 7

43Helene Li

Helene Li

Helene Li

CEO
GoImpact Capital Partners

Personas: Event Speaker, Social Amplifier

Total Engagement: 578

Average Engagement: 82.6

Total Engagement: 326

Average Engagement: 54.3

44Charlotte Crosswell

Charlotte Crosswell

Charlotte Crosswell

Chair & Trustee
Open Banking

Personas: Social Amplifier

Total Engagement: 1,393

Average Engagement: 66.3

Total Engagement: 302

Average Engagement: 11.3

45Terence Mills

Terence Mills

Terence Mills

CEO, Founder & Director
Veuu Incorporated

Personas: Event Speaker, Journalist & Contributor

Total Engagement: 1,262

Average Engagement: 8

Total Engagement: 1,313

Average Engagement: 4

46Oscar Neira

Oscar Neira

Oscar Neira

Editor Events
MoneyToday

Personas: Journalist & Contributor

Total Engagement: 1,656

Average Engagement: 9.6

Total Engagement: 816

Average Engagement: 7

47Markos Zachariadis

Markos Zachariadis

Markos Zachariadis

Professor & Chair in FinTech & Information Systems
Alliance Manchester Business School

Personas: Academic & Researcher, Event Speaker

Total Engagement: 1,448

Average Engagement: 69

Total Engagement: 31

Average Engagement: 5.2

48Chris Skinner

Chris Skinner

Chris Skinner

Non-Executive Director
11:FS

Personas: Author, Event Speaker, Journalist & Contributor

Total Engagement: 1,655

Average Engagement: 8.7

Total Engagement: 715

Average Engagement: 5.4

49Dharmesh Mistry

Dharmesh Mistry

Dharmesh Mistry

CEO & Co-Founder
AskHomey

Personas: Content Creator

Total Engagement: 1,867

Average Engagement: 23

Total Engagement: 213

Average Engagement: 6.3

50Bryan Clagett

Bryan Clagett

Bryan Clagett

Chief Revenue & Strategy Officer
Moven

Personas: Social Amplifier

Total Engagement: 1,520

Average Engagement: 27.6

Total Engagement: 464

Average Engagement: 3

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About Who’s Who reports

These Who’s Who reports are created using the Onalytica platform which has a curated database of over 1 million influencers. Our platform allows you to discover, validate and categorise influencers quickly and easily via keyword searches. You can read our in-depth report Methodology here.

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