Result-driven payment expert with 20+ years of experience – setting up and building up payment processing and program management; rolling out card programs globally, with 5 years’ experience in Crypto. A visionary in product innovation and P&L, global interoperable payment framework and infrastructure.
Vice President Global Cards / Payments 2021 – 2023
- Contracted to set up crypto transaction processing and card program management capabilities and launch network-branded crypto cards targeting 5+ million Ledger customers globally.
- Skillfully negotiated a dozen of deals with partners in the US, UK, and EEA regions. Built and deepened a diverse relationship of 20+ payment service providers to accelerate time-to-market and growth trajectories.
- Mandated process and product innovation to evangelize company-wide systems, technologies, and operations, with emphasize on legal/regulatory and business/operating compliances as well as forward thinking strategies and feature-sets.
Global Card Program Manager 2018 – 2021
- Ran as a mini-CEO for card programs globally. Drove all strategic, functional, operational, financial and compliance aspects of the card programs.
- Launched in 2020 the first-ever Mastercard-branded crypto card program that reflected compelling, differentiated, sustainable, feature-rich, and cost-effective offerings.
- Negotiated and executed agreements with Brands, Issuers and other PSPs. Built and solidified trusted and respected partnerships across payment ecosystems.