About Ivo Luijendijk


Atos Group Industry Director Data Analytics and Emerging Technologies - Global Financial Services and member of the Scientific Community

Ivo is a business technologist with over 20 years of experience in bringing technology driven innovation into the business of his clients. His natural drive to understand and demystify complex topics is a constant in his career, where he helped clients make the changes they needed with the help of technological innovations as they emerge. After 15 years’ experience as a banking consulting, Ivo now drives business reinvention for the Atos global financial services clients. Ivo is a coauthor of the recently published Atos circular economy white paper found here.




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Articles posted by Ivo Luijendijk

We’ll bounce back from COVID-19, but let’s agree not to bounce back from digitalization

As I write this, the entire world is building their respective societies back up to pre-COVID-19. Vaccination programs, led by the pharmaceuticals and orchestrated by governments and NGOs, are finally giving us confidence that the global pandemic will be controlled. It may require a single global vaccination…

Three ways banks can kick-start the Continuum

Last year, Atos published its ‘Digital Business Continuum’ whitepaper, which covers digital transformation strategies for companies facing potential disruption due to emerging technologies and new players on their markets. Now that PSD2 is in full swing, there is no industry for which this rings more true than banking. Banks truly need to continuously transform themselves in order to…

Open Banking: the landscape by 2025

In my recent blog, ‘What happens when the financial industry turns upside down?’, I explored the changes that we see happening in the Financial Services industry, with regard to new players in the market (let’s call them Fintechs), who are innovating the industry on top of the established infrastructure carefully built, maintained and guarded by the banks and legislators. In this…

Circles and shares: A glimpse of societal change

In our recent thought leadership publication, Journey 2022, we discuss the circular economy principles as a business ideal for sustainable economic growth. We explore how technology will be a great enabler of the circular economy: allowing us to do more with less. We also discuss the cultural and governance shifts required to incorporate circular economy principles

What happens when the financial industry turns upside down?

The financial services industry is changing. It’s no longer the slow and steady industry that it once was, and its customers are no longer fully dependent on the ability and willingness of the big banks to help them. In this revamped era, the relationship between bank and customer has been turned completely upside down: it is now the…

Tech a minute video: Creating a virtuous circle

The world is at risk from over consumption of finite resources. The circular economy model offers a sustainable way forward by designing out waste. But for some this means selling less, which could have a negative impact on jobs and the economy. Widespread adoption will depend on creating new value. How digital technologies can help organizations create new business models and…

Future of blockchain for financial services

I clearly remember when I bought my first Bitcoins back in 2011: just three, for around a hundred euros, to get a feel for this strange new currency. For me, that moment was career defining; while I certainly didn’t become a crypto millionaire, after a few days of hard maths and complex theories, my hundred euro investment led me to a…

Circles and shares: A glimpse of societal change

Posted on: Apr 11, 2018 by Ivo Luijendijk My work at Atos brings me into contact with all sorts of organizations. It also brings me into contact with all sorts of ideas about the way the future might look. Not just for organizatons but for individuals and society at large. So I read with interest the Atos whitepaper, “The…