136: Marqeta | Jeff Parker

By Joanne Cousins on 03/03/2023

In Ep 136 of the Fintech Chattter Podcast Dexter Cousins is joined by Jeff Parker SVP and Managing Director, International at Marqeta.

Ep 136 Marqeta - Jeff Parker. Talking points:

03:38 Pipes and Plumbing of Fintech

05:42 Serving a Global customer base

09:29 Embedded Finance - Hype or BIG opportunity?

19:44 The Marqeta Culture

23:01 Making the switch from Big Bank to Fintech

28:56 Why most people fail in startups

33:45 Where the next big shift in Fintech innovation will come from

39:56 Jeff's Podcast recommendations

About Jeff Parker

Jeff is responsible for building Marqeta’s go-to-market and operational functions internationally and advancing the company’s service offerings in its key markets across Europe and APAC.

In his 20 years of experience in the financial services space, Jeff has worked across four continents, in senior roles at Macquarie Bank and international payments businesses, OFX, and then WorldFirst, a company he led as CEO.

About Marqeta

Marqeta is headquartered in Oakland, California and is certified to operate in 39 countries globally.

Marqeta’s modern card issuing platform empowers its customers to create customized and innovative payment cards.

Its modern architecture gives its customers the ability to build more configurable and flexible payment experiences, accelerating time-to-market and democratizing access to card-issuing technology.

Marqeta's open APIs provide instant access to highly scalable, cloud-based payment infrastructure that enables customers to launch and manage their own card programs, issue cards and authorize and settle payment transactions.

For more information visit Marqeta

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Article written by Joanne Cousins

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