Jeff is General Manager for Uphold’s Remittance Business Unit, a B2B/B2C-focused business addressing cross-border payments & related financial services. His team is responsible for development of new remittance applications and expansion of Uphold’s and its’ partners’ cross-border payments and money transfer capabilities.
For the past 15 years, Jeff has worked with some of the biggest names in financial services, consumer technology products and cross-border payments. His rich background in fintech and disruptive technologies brings valuable experience to Uphold’s Product team as the company brings greater consumer financial inclusion across developed and developing markets.
Jeff joined Uphold from WorldRemit, a London based fintech company specializing in remittances, where he was in charge of international development across key growth regions in Africa, Asia, and the Americas. Prior to that, he worked at Western Union helping to lead the digital transformation of this incumbent global payments provider. Jeff has a strong consumer products background from 6 years working at Nokia across Europe in various development roles expanding the business into new mobile services including financial applications for the unbanked. He began his career working in corporate finance in New York City with J.P. Morgan.
Jeff holds a MBA from the London Business School and a degree in Finance from the University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce. He speaks English, French, and Spanish. He has lived and worked in Europe, the Middle East, and the USA during his career. He is currently based in Denver, Colorado.