Rafael Otero is the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at payleven, Europe’s leader in mobile card payments and merchant solutions. He founded payleven in early 2012 together with a group of finance experts and entrepreneurs. In his role he is responsible for global product development and technology partnerships. payleven was the first to offer the European market a Chip & PIN card reader and also the first, to make this technology available in retail. payleven has offices in Germany, London, the Netherlands, Belgium, Italy, Poland, Austria and Brazil.
Before payleven, Rafael Otero already gained success as experienced entrepreneur by launching different start-ups and also had relevant positions in companies such as market listed United Internet and Softship as well as at Clickandbuy.
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