Pieter K. Zylstra, B.A,

Regional Director Digital Transformation - Orange Business Services (Middle East & Africa)

With 20 years’ experience in strategy consultancy and transformation management, Pieter is currently regional director for Orange Business Services’ digital transformation program for Middle East & Africa, driving strategic co-innovation with FinTech partners, Orange Labs and banking customers. He is also leading the Digital Banking initiative in the Middle East, Turkey, Africa & Russia, and is actively engaged in advising various regional banks on their digital transformation strategies.

Pieter has extensive experience in working with CEO’s and CIO’s of various industries in the design, build and run of their digital transformation programs. As a principle consultant he has worked on IT strategy and enterprise architecture programs in over 20 countries on 4 continents. He was previously working as a principle strategy consultant for Orange Business Consultants in AsiaPac & Australia, and worked as Head of Strategic Programs & Integration for SITA AsiaPac, and Director of Capgemini’s Mobile Technology Lab for Northern Europe & AsiaPac.

Pieter is originally from the Netherlands and based in Dubai.