Skipify Appoints Payment Industry Veterans from Visa, Airbnb, and PayPal as New COO and VP of Sales

  • People Moves
  • 10.07.2024 11:35 am

Leading fintech company Skipify has appointed Sam Shrauger as the new Chief Operating Officer and Lucy Morse as the new Vice President of Enterprise Sales. Both executives bring a wealth of experience from some of the world's most influential companies in finance, technology, and consumer sectors. This marks a significant milestone as Skipify continues to grow, following strategic partnerships with major financial institutions such as Visa, Synchrony, and Amex, along with a rapidly expanding network of merchants enhancing their shopper experience and driving revenue growth.

Sam Shrauger is a highly accomplished product executive with a two-decade-long track record in driving product innovation in digital commerce and payments. He most recently served as the Global Head of Payments and Chairman and CEO of Airbnb Payments Inc., where he oversaw the development of Airbnb’s global payments platform. Before Airbnb, Sam was the Senior Vice President of Digital and Consumer Products at Visa, where he played a key role in developing Visa’s digital product and services portfolio. Earlier in his career, he served as the VP of Global Product and Design at PayPal, responsible for defining and commercializing PayPal’s global digital products.

Lucy Morse joins Skipify from PayPal, where she led enterprise-level revenue strategies and expanded strategic merchant relationships. Previously, Lucy spent a decade at Microsoft as a senior sales leader, contributing to significant year-over-year revenue growth. Her experience in go-to-market strategy, profitability management, and strategic partnerships will be crucial in driving Skipify’s sales initiatives and increasing merchant adoption.

“It’s an honor and validation to have these two incredibly talented and experienced industry veterans join our team and believe in our vision,” said Ryth Martin, CEO and founder of Skipify. “Both Sam and Lucy’s leadership will be invaluable as we ride the next wave of innovation and fundamentally revolutionize online checkout in a way that benefits everyone in the payment ecosystem.”

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