Allyson Laurance

Vice President, TTS Global Innovation @ Citi

Allyson Laurance joined Citi in 2015 and is a Global Innovation Vice President in Treasury and Trade Solutions (TTS), responsible for driving strategy, sourcing initiatives, due diligence, investing and partnership activities with the startup community. She partners with TTS business leaders to identify and prioritize investment priorities, and conduct market explorations to create detailed analyses and recommendations to meet business strategic goals.

Prior to her Innovation role, she was a Software Procurement Manager in Citi’s Enterprise Supply Chain team, responsible for handling the commercialization and partnership pipeline with emerging technology startups. Her commercialization work spanned partnerships with Fintechs across the digital security and biometrics space, APIs, fraud analytics, AI/ML, big data and user experience, among others.

Prior to Citi, she was a procurement manager supporting companies across the healthcare and consumer packaged goods industries. She received her MBA from Groupe Sup de Co in France and a BA in Economics from the University of Notre Dame. Originally a native Californian, she currently lives in New York City and enjoys skiing, cycling, playing tennis and traveling.