I am a solutions-driven, strategic thinker with over ten years of experience spanning roles in partnerships, business development, product management and community engagement. I have a passion for innovation, technology, and learning, and leverage a background in finance and programming to effectively navigate complex collaborative projects involving a wide range of internal and external partners.
Led strategic partnerships and product strategy at Yoco. Yoco is a technology company building payment and other tools and services for small businesses. I led cross-functional projects focused on the payment layers, covering processing, hardware, and regulation. I managed relationships with the key banking, card association, payment processing and integration partners. ‐ Directed a cross-functional internal team of 15+ people and multiple external teams to launch a new payment switch, bringing key components inhouse and reducing the transaction processing cost by 10-30%. ‐ Led negotiation, partner sourcing, and successful launch of the first device to run on the new switch, exceeding expectations and doubling sales figure