Mobetize (MPAY) is a technology leader in mobile commerce payment solutions based in North America. The Company’s smart solutions platform empowers its customers to increase ARPU and decrease churn while making unsurpassed improvement to customer retention.

Mobetize has brought Richard on board to help assist them with their global expansion plans, advise on strategy and operations, and enhance their network and product offering.  Indeed, Mobetize are already getting the ball rolling, having recently signed a letter of intent with one of the world’s largest Money Transfer Operators to provide money remittance services in USA and Canada using Mobetize’s mobile smartRemit solution for Telecoms. This deal will allow its customers to make mobile money transfers from within USA and Canada to over 150 different countries worldwide.

Richard’s expertise in both payments and mobile money makes him a natural choice for Mobetize, having most recently worked with Ooredoo (formerly Qtel), where he led the Emerging Business Team and was responsible for the successful launch of Mobile Money business, which now boasts in excess of over 1m live customers.

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Sophie Fraser