Managing Director & Senior Partner
Lionel Aré is the Global Leader in charge of the development and deployment of The Boston Consulting Group's DigitalBCG Offer. Previously, he led the Global Financial Institutions Practice and launched the Center for Digital in Financial Services.
Lionel joined BCG in 1991, specifically working with large banks and insurance companies. His areas of expertise include distribution of financial services, digital and analytics, and large-scale transformations. Prior to joining BCG, Lionel worked as a research engineer for France Telecom Research Center.
Sustainability is moving up the priority list for all retail bank stakeholders. What does a “sustainable” bank look like?
By offering a suite of green products and services, banks can support the growing number of climate-conscious consumers—and reduce their own carbon footprints as well.
Business leaders understand the need to change, but they are frustrated by digital transformation. Here’s a common-sense approach with three simple tests for success.
Two complementary technologies—blockchain and digital tokens—give data the continuity of physical assets and help solve the challenges of digital identity and trust. And they have the potential to wipe out the middleman across a wide swath of industries.
Bitcoin depends on two complementary technologies, digital tokens and blockchain, that together facilitate digital identity, ownership, transactions, contracts, and trust.
There are many applications that could benefit from decreased transaction costs, a neutral shared database, and the superior security of a shared ledger. Here are a few.
To move forward successfully, banks must fully grasp the five forces shaping their industry today and use a well-defined tool kit to rebuild competitiveness.
The African economy is frequently overlooked. Scores of African companies have been rapidly expanding and competing in the global economy. To spotlight the economic awakening of Africa, we have identified 40 fast-growing companies with global aspirations—the African challengers.