Braintree / Venmo
Head of Mobile BD
Mike is currently head of mobile partnerships at Braintree / Venmo. Mike is helping to build Braintree / Venmo into the largest mobile payments platform for both consumers & merchants by building relationships with mobile commerce businesses as well as mobile platform vendors, investors and other ecosystem stakeholders. Previously, Mike was Emerging Business Lead for Google Wallet & Offers where he closed 3 of the 4 largest Google partnerships (Walgreens, Subway and CVS) in advance of the 2011 Wallet launch. While on the team, he helped bring to market Google's payments, offers and loyalty products across all channels (in-store & online). Earlier in his career, Mike worked in strategy, M&A and BD roles in media & advertising at The Walt Disney Company, TargetSpot and MTV. Mike earned an undergraduate degree from Stanford University and and MBA from the Kellogg School at Northwestern University. Mike is a native of Madison, CT, his 3 favorite cities are NY, SF & Chicago, and he is a long suffering Mets, Jets & Knicks fan.