Patrick Gauthier, CEO of Convera - Making global business payments simple, secure, and smart

Wharton FinTech Podcast

07-12-2022 • 41 mins

Tarang Gupta hosts Patrick Gauthier, CEO at Convera, the largest non-bank B2B cross-border payments company in the world. In this episode you will hear about - What makes Convera the dominant player in cross-border payments - Countries that are going to drive the future of fintech - Operational differences in B2B vs B2C financial services organizations - What working with Jeff Bezos is like And much more About Patrick Gauthier Patrick joined as the CEO of Convera in 2021 after having held senior leadership roles at Amazon, PayPal, and Visa. He has deep expertise in developing high-performance teams and building high-growth businesses. Patrick holds several patents related to payment systems and is a recognized thought leader on the future of commerce and payments, with recurring appearances on CNBC and at industry conferences. Patrick holds a master's degree in Computer Science from Telecom SudParis in France. About Convera Convera is the largest non-bank B2B cross-border payments company in the world. Formerly Western Union Business Solutions, Convera leverages decades of industry expertise and technology-led payment solutions to deliver smarter money movements to customers. In 2020, Convera processed over $110 billion in transactions, with a customer base of more than 30,000 small and medium-sized businesses, educational institutions, financial institutions, law firms, and NGOs spanning over 40 countries and territories and 140 currencies. For more FinTech insights, follow us on WFT Medium: WFT Twitter: WFT Instagram: Tarang’s Twitter: Tarang’s LinkedIn: