François Briod

François is the Co-Founder and CEO of Monito and has more than ten years of experience in the FinTech and Money Transfer industry. A keynote speaker at the Global Money Transfer Summit, at the International Money Transfer Conference, the Transparency in the Remittances Industry Conference at the Swiss Embassy in London, and the Fintech 2.0 conference, François has been quoted as an expert in the Money Transfer industry by various prestigious media outlets, including ForbesTechCrunch, Business Insider, Le MondeLe Temps20 MinutesMoney International and the Swiss National Television (RTS)

François has received numerous awards for his work, including the best Swiss Fintech Pitch in New York and the Top 100 young personalities shaping the future of Switzerland.

François loves helping consumers navigate the jungle of money transfer fees and exchange rates in a fun and transparent way, with the ultimate goal of saving on unfair transfer fees.

François holds a Master’s degree (MSc) in Information Systems and a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Business Administration and Management from HEC Lausanne and the Freie Universität Berlin.

Why Trust Monito?

You’re probably all too familiar with the often outrageous cost of sending money abroad. After facing this frustration themselves back in 2013, co-founders François, Laurent, and Pascal launched a real-time comparison engine to compare the best money transfer services across the globe. Today, Monito’s award-winning comparisons, reviews, and guides are trusted by around 8 million people each year and our recommendations are backed by millions of pricing data points and dozens of expert tests — all allowing you to make the savviest decisions with confidence.

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