Belgian, born 1961
Jean-Paul Mergeai is President of Asia-Pacific and Middle-East & Africa. He is responsible for the strategy, growth and P&L across both regions. He is based in Singapore.
Jean-Paul was appointed Managing Director in charge of the Middle-East and Africa in 2014 and successfully led the sales and operations organizations in the region.
Jean-Paul joined Temenos through the acquisition of Odyssey Financial Technologies in 2010 and was responsible for Temenos' Private Wealth global operations and led North American sales operations. Prior to Temenos, Jean-Paul held senior leadership positions at Odyssey, where he managed the firm's global accounts program as well as Odyssey's North American operations.
Jean-Paul started his career as an academic - specializing the fields of Machine Translation and Artificial Intelligence as applied to Natural Languages. Jean-Paul moved to the financial industry when he joined Reuters in Luxembourg in 1989. He is a seasoned executive, with over 28 years' experience in implementing, designing, supporting or selling IT solutions for banks and financial institutions.
Jean-Paul holds a Master’s degree in Linguistics and Information Technology from the University of Liège.