In his role as executive director at GFT, Manuel Lavin leads the team responsible for executing the exponential banking vision at financial institutions across the globe. He also personally manages executive relationships at GFT’s most significant retail banking customers in Spain and Mexico.

Manuel joined GFT in 2015, following the acquisition of Adesis Netlife, an IT services and consulting firm offering integrated digital solutions to banking institutions, which he co-founded in 2000. During his time at Adesis Netlife, Manuel was in charge of company strategy and corporate operations, overseeing a team of nearly 300 people. Prior to establishing his own company, he worked as business consultant at Arthur D. Little and as an investment banking analyst at JPMorgan Chase.

Manuel holds a degree in economics and business administration from the Comillas Pontifical University (ICADE Business School).