Leading the future of finance with Henri Dolino, Head of Digital Strategy @ Desjardins

On this week’s show, we spoke with Henri Dolino, Head of Digital Strategy @ Desjardins.


Henri Dolino is responsible for implementing Desjardins Group’s digital initiatives. He and his team collaborate with all sectors to lead the development of Desjardins mobile services, end-to-end digital experiences and various leading-edge digital solutions. As the architect of Desjardins digital strategy, Henri is one of the driving forces behind the organization’s innovation ecosystem, and guides innovation partnerships and investment strategies.

Henri Dolino began his career with Desjardins in 2006 and has, since then, spurred several key initiatives, including in Desjardins-wide strategic planning and lately in corporate strategy and marketing for the property and casualty line of business. In 2017, he spearheaded initiatives leading to Desjardins’s digital strategy for the coming years. Henri also launched and led several incubation and innovation management initiatives. Prior to joining Desjardins, he worked in the United States, France, Germany and Madagascar. Henri Dolino has an MBA from HEC Montréal and earned the title of telecommunications and network engineer in France.


We had a great conversation that spanned a few different areas:

      How he went from the tech world to the finance space

      The concept of being a smart follower

      The Lean Startup approach at Desjardins

      Desjardins’ investment thesis

      The importance of being customer centric in your strategy


Henri is a rare senior executive with deep tech knowledge and an amazing business mindset. I learned a ton; I hope that you do as well.

Let us know what you think. What types of guests would like to see on the show? What topics interest you the most? Send me your thoughts at nectar@thepnr.com

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