Jan Kemper

Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer

Jan Kemper, Chief Financial Officer.
Jan Kemper.

Meet Jan Kemper

Jan Kemper joined N26 in July 2021 as Chief Financial Officer, and took on the additional role of Chief Operating Officer for The Mobile Bank in January 2022. In his role, Jan focuses on delivering excellence in both the Finance and Operations functions to accelerate the company’s journey towards sustainable growth anD capital market readiness. 

Get to know Jan

Jan joined N26 from Berlin-based travel scale-up Omio Corp., where in his role as Managing Director (CFO/COO), he built out the company’s governance model and its operational backbone, completed the acquisition of Rome2Rio, and organized a US$100M funding round in the midst of a global pandemic. Prior to that, Jan was Group CFO/ CIO and Executive Board Member Commerce & IT at German DAX 30-listed entertainment company ProSieben, refinanced a €3bn credit facility and led the formation of the Unicorn NuCom Group through a series of M&A deals. Jan was also the CFO at Zalando SE, where he led the company’s successful €526m IPO in 2014, while being responsible for operations functions such as payments, sourcing, workplace and real estate.

A veteran of Berlin’s vibrant tech ecosystem and a passionate start-up investor himself, Jan brings two decades of experience in dynamic, high-growth environments, as well as a solid background in Operations leadership and complex capital market transactions such as M&A and IPOs. He holds a PhD in Business Administration and Economics from RWTH Aachen University, where he continues to teach as a Professor for the institution’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship Group. He is an active triathlete and loves to play the piano.

“It’s really exciting to be a part of N26, a dynamic and successful disruptor in the finance industry with the opportunity to provide radically better banking for millions.”

N26 Highlights


Joined N26 as Chief Financial Officer


Became Managing Director of N26 GmbH


Led N26’s landmark $900 million Series E round at a $9 billion valuation


Was appointed Managing Director of N26 Operations GmbH and Chief Operating Officer of N26

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