Robert Bueninck is Managing Director for Germany, Austria and Switzerland at Klarna, one of the world's leading payment providers. Klarna provides merchants with a flexible range of preferred payment alternatives that enable consumers to easily and securely pay when and how they want everywhere – online and in-store. Klarna currently holds a post money valuation of $5.5 billion, which ranks Klarna as the largest private fintech in Europe and one of the largest private fintechs globally. Bueninck has already been working for Klarna, which was founded in Sweden in 2005, in various positions within the past seven years. Most recently, he was Managing Director for the Belgian and Dutch markets. He studied banking and finance as well as international business at the Holland University of Applied Sciences and was an entrepreneur himself before joining Klarna.
Klarna has been one of the most vibrant fintech growth stories in Europe over the past decade and has more recently launched into the UK and US reaching a whopping $5.5bn valuation. Join us for a deep dive into its strategy and global ambitions.