Linda Shomo is the founder and CEO of EasyPay, an inclusive e-payment platform in Albania. Linda has a proven executive track record and over 23 years of experience in IT, 17 of which in the financial sector. Prior to EasyPay, Linda held IT management roles in various global financial institutions such as the American Bank of Albania, Western Union, First Data International etc.
She founded EasyPay in 2010 and is one of the few women founders and CEOs in the Balkans’ FinTech Sector. Some of the awards for Linda’s and EasyPay’s leading role in the digital financial revolution in Europe include ‘Woman of the year in ICT, 2014’ awarded by the ICT Awards, ‘Women in FinTech Powerlist 2017’ selected by Innovate Finance, whilst EasyPay was selected as one of the Top 3 FinTech Companies in Europe for Financial Inclusion, awarded by the European FinTech Awards 2017. Apart from running EasyPay, Linda is a board member of the Albanian IT Association, Albanian Consulting Network, Women in Business Committee, American Chamber of Commerce and CoFounder of the Network of Albanian Women Entrepreneurs. She holds a BS degree in Computer Science, an MBA and a Certificate in Management Consultancy Essentials from IBC.