Checkout.com, a prominent global payments solution provider, today announces the appointment of a new Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Mariano Albera.
Albera, who has significantly influenced the company over his three-year tenure, will now lead Checkout.com’s technological advancements from London.
Checkout.com specializes in streamlined payment solutions, offering businesses around the world efficient and secure transaction services. As a leader in the FinTech sector, Checkout.com has achieved over 40% year-on-year growth, primarily in its core sectors of Commerce and FinTech.
Mariano Albera, an experienced technology leader, brings a wealth of knowledge to Checkout.com. His background includes pivotal roles such as the CTO of Expedia’s Partner Solutions, Ovo Energy, and Thomas Cook’s eCommerce and distribution systems.
In his new role, Albera will focus on evolving Checkout.com’s platform and enhancing merchant payment performance through cutting-edge technology, including machine learning and AI.
Albera’s appointment is timely, considering Checkout.com’s significant growth and expansion. His expertise in leading technology teams and strategizing for global businesses will be invaluable for the company’s future endeavors.
Ott Kaukver, the former CTO, will be stepping down after a commendable three-year tenure and is set to leave the company by the end of 2023.
In his statement, Mariano Albera, CTO of Checkout.com, expressed enthusiasm about his new role: “I’m thrilled to be leading the Checkout.com global technology team. We have an incredible opportunity to use the latest innovations in machine learning and AI to improve the performance of our customers’ payment operations. Payments is a critical step in online consumer experience, and we want to put all our expertise in making sure our customers perform better in the digital economy by optimising payment methods in each geography.”
Guillaume Pousaz, CEO of Checkout.com, commented on the appointment: “We’re excited about Mariano taking on the CTO role, and know that he is the best possible candidate for our next phase of growth.
“Mariano has a rare mix of intensity and attention to detail, with a systematic customer first mindset. Shipping innovative payment features and helping our merchants optimize their payment performance globally is our number one priority and the foundation behind our growth in 2024 and beyond.”
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