Gabriel de Montessus was appointed SVP, Global Online (Retail Business Unit) of Ingenico Group in January 2018. Gabriel has a broad experience in technology and digital industries.
Gabriel's digital career started in 2000 with the launch of www.toluna.com, a digital insights company, with around 30 million consumers participating in fully automated and real time online panels.
In 2004, he headed to the USA as investment manager, to oversee the North American tech fund of VPSA in Palo Alto. This led him to Citigroup with a specific focus on mergers and acquisitions in the TMT sector. Gabriel joined Hi-Media Group in 2007 and became COO in 2011. In 2013, he was nominated CEO of HiPay, turning it into a global provider of innovative full-service payments.
Gabriel is a graduate from Université Paris Dauphine and EM Lyon.