Utilising the data potential; KBC’s roadmap towards data optimisation

April 29, 2021

During this Virtual Round Table, Karin van Hoecke, General Manager Digital Transformation & data at KBC, will take us on a journey through KBC’s data strategy.

  • Small scaled peer session
  • Open dialogue by means of the Chatham House Rule
  • Insights in the data strategy of one of Belgium's biggest financial institutions
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Karin Van Hoecke

General Manager Digital Transformation & Data

With more than 22 years of experience at KBC, Karin van Hoecke is seasoned banking professional. In the beginning of her career, Karin served in the commercial network, realising good customer experiences every day. Since 2013, Karin has focused on the digital side of business, and since 2018 she expanded her scope towards the data side of KBC. In her current role as General Manager Digital Transformation & Data, Karin is the bridge between IT and operations.


As the second biggest financial services firm in Belgium, KBC processes a huge amount of structured and unstructured data. Data is used to further optimise KBC’s services and products. But to get the maximum value from data, it should first be managed and transformed into useful information


Bert Bonte

IT Enterprise Architect

Bert is and IT enterprise architect for the data and analytics domain in KBC since three years. He is closely co-operating with all stakeholders to support and guide the data driven transformation in KBC, both from process and platform perspective. Before he started working in the Data domain at KBC he has working in KBC’s distribution and CRM domains.



To showcase what effective data management can accomplish, Karin will explain her strategy with examples of some used cases on the structured and unstructured data and on the internal and external data.


16:55 uur | Call in on Teams
17.00 uur | Start program including presentation & discussion
18.30 uur | End


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