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Established in 1996, Welcome Real-time is recognized as the global loyalty and marketing solutions provider for retail banks. Since 2010, our portfolio has expanded to serve loyalty needs of banks enterprise-wide, as well as extending its loyalty services to retailers and other organizations worldwide.
Our Welcome XLS solution has a track record of industry awards and is a testament of our dedication to our customers, enabling them to gain the most benefits not only out of our solution and service, but also out of their own customers. Through our proven Welcome XLS solution, Welcome helps organizations run real-time loyalty and marketing programs that drive a change in the behavior of their customers, ultimately driving long-term growth and profitability.
We innovate the business processes that lie at the core of payment card and merchant card loyalty programs, ensuring that our customers have the competitive edge they need in an increasingly challenging environment of payment card business.
From the beginning, we have listened to our customers, and consistently met their needs
Philippe David – General Manager
Philippe joined Welcome Real-time as CEO in 2011 with over 25 years’ of industry experience, including 10 years’ developing smart card technology in the banking sector. Prior to Welcome, he was a founding partner and director of payments solutions provider Monext, overseeing a successful LBO. Previously, Philippe was the VP of banking at Gemplus (now Gemalto) and spent 12 years’ at IBM in various functions.
Thierry Reginato – Deputy General Manager
Thierry is responsible for driving the overall operations – including the management of pre-sales, the marketing consultants, and overseeing operated and professional services. Since joining in 1997, he has been instrumental in supporting key program implementations and operations worldwide. Prior to joining Welcome Real-time, Thierry acquired significant expertise in the payments industry as a software architect and consultant for Gemplus and MasterCard.
Olivier Taburet – CFO
Olivier joined Welcome in early 2013. He brings over 20 years’ of senior financial leadership and expertise within the IT and payment industry environment. Serving as CFO in computer hardware and software industries (Digital, Compaq) to Gemplus Financial and Loyalty cards, and also Hypercom EMEA, Olivier has always operated in senior roles as a leading partner in driving positive financial and business performances. Prior to Welcome, Olivier was interim Group Controller for FCI, the parent company of the worldwide leader for smartcards micro connectors (Linxens).