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Claude Spiese
Ho Chi Minh City

Claude Spiese

Senior Adviser, Digital Advisory

Claude is Senior Adviser for Digital Advisory Services at Grant Thornton Vietnam, with industry specialization in banking and finance, government, and agriculture. 

Previously, Claude was co-founder and CEO of Timo, where he led the build, launch, and operations of Vietnam’s first digital bank. Prior and subsequent to Timo, Claude consulted on numerous technology projects for clients in banking, public finance, capital markets, government, agriculture and other industries in Vietnam and other developing countries.  Firms Claude has consulted for include Andersen, KPMG, World Bank, ADB, Booz Allen Hamilton, Openasia, VinaCapital, and his own consulting firm Link Development LLC.

A US citizen, Claude was based 15 years in Europe and now over 20 years in Southeast Asia.

  • Master of Technology Management
  • Bachelor of Science
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