|By Business Wire||
|April 28, 2014 12:32 PM EDT||
YellowPepper, Latin America’s premier pioneer in Mobile Payments and Banking, announced today that Christian Hernandez, Co-Founder and Managing Partner at White Star Capital, has been elected to join the Advisory Board, effective immediately.
Christian Hernandez has over 16 years of operating experience in technology companies, developing and scaling products and businesses internationally. Prior to co-founding White Star Capital, Christian worked at Facebook and led the international expansion of the company’s Business Development, Platform and Gaming Partnerships groups. He previously held leadership roles in the US and Europe at Google and Microsoft and started his career in technology at MicroStrategy, a start-up he joined prior to its 1999 IPO.
“YellowPepper provides the expertise and valuable solutions to a rapidly growing market for mobile payment and financial inclusion,” said Christian Hernandez. “I am thrilled to be part of this project and have the opportunity to contribute to the exponential growth of the mobile payment sector in the region.”
“Christian is a top-notch executive, business leader and finance veteran who holds an impressive track record, and we are delighted to welcome him to our Advisory Board. His solid business acumen and deep understanding of the financial sector will be key to our ongoing efforts of revolutionizing the Mobile Payment sector,” said Serge Elkiner, CEO at YellowPepper. He continued stating, “we are strategically positioning YellowPepper for the next phase of growth, and are confident that he will add exceptional value to the organization.”
YellowPepper, Latin America’s Mobile payment pioneer, is an emerging growth Company with the heart of a Start-Up. The Company is focused on transforming commerce in Latin America with Yepex, a mobile payment platform that provides financial institutions, corporations and merchants a means to revolutionize the purchasing experience. The Miami based company also offers customized solutions to top financial groups and corporations in the region that currently enable over 5 million monthly active users to execute over 30 million transactions. For more information, please visit www.yellowpepper.com.