Laurent Louvrier, Finance Expert in London, United Kingdom
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Laurent Louvrier

Verified Expert  in Finance

Management Consulting Expert

London, United Kingdom
Toptal Member Since
April 1, 2022

Laurent is a serial entrepreneur and a seasoned technology executive with in-depth experience in engineering, product, and business management. He founded several startups in the technology and AI space and raised money from institutional investors. He also held senior commercial product management roles at leading technology companies. He particularly enjoys consulting to help his clients identify business opportunities and design great products to address them.

Career Highlights


Education Highlights

Case Studies

Work Experience


2018 - PRESENT
  • Founded SuccessData, an AI startup that builds the most powerful SaaS intelligent document processing (IDP) solution for complex unstructured documents. Built the first prototype of the solution using deep learning.
  • Hired and grew a 15+ people team across sales and marketing (business development, sales execs, and marketing), data science (machine learning engineers and data engineers), and technology infrastructure (cloud, security, APIs) in less than one year.
  • Raised $1 million of venture capital from an institutional (AI venture capital fund) and private investors.
  • Grew the customer base through direct and channel sales to around $1 million accounting rate of return (ARR).
Focus areas: Business Management, Due Diligence, Market Research, Competition Research

Head of Analytics

2011 - 2018
  • Oversaw regional profit & loss (P&L) management of over $100 million accounting rate of return (ARR) across various business lines.
  • Achieved consistent five to 15% year-over-year growth through the definition and execution of the annual business plan (new business, retention in a subscription-based framework, planning and budgeting, and strategic initiatives).
  • Led several strategic partnerships and mergers & acquisitions (M&A) initiatives around data and financial regulation.
Focus areas: Analytics, Risk Systems, Due Diligence, Market Research, Competition Research

VP of Product

2009 - 2011
  • Defined product and business strategy for a real-time, multi-asset risk management solution to financial companies seeking to proactively manage their risk.
  • Developed in-depth expertise around in-memory analytics applied to risk management and finance.
  • Received by the UK government’s “Trade & Investment’s Global Entrepreneur Programme” as a “Technology of Exceptional Potential.”.
Focus areas: B2B, Analytics
2007 - 2009

Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Finance

Open University - London

1996 - 1999

Master's Degree in Mathematics and Computer Science

ENSIMAG - Grenoble, France


P&L Forecasting, Due Diligence, Market Research, Financial Modeling, Capital Budgeting

Geographic Expertise



Business Management, B2B, Software Sales, Digital Banking, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Data Science, Startups, Competition Research, Enterprise Automation, Excel 365, Statistics, Computer Science, Stochastic Modeling, Finance, Analytics, Risk Systems, Competitive Strategy, Budget Modeling

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