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Uphold is changing the way people access money.

Uphold serves 184+ countries, across 30+ currencies (traditional and crypto) and commodities with frictionless foreign exchange and cross-border remittance for members around the world. Since our launch in 2015, Uphold has powered more than US$4+ billion in transactions.

Uphold combines a platform app model with payment connectivity to offer financial services to a global market. Uphold empowers innovation in financial services through a platform approach where app developers and fintech partners can leverage Uphold’s reach through licensed relationships with banks and financial services partners around the world. Built on a core of proprietary technologies and e-money apps, Uphold embraces a future where people and businesses around the world have access to safe, transparent, fair and affordable financial services.

Our Leadership Team

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J.P Thieriot

Chief Executive Officer

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Robin O'Connell

Chief Revenue Officer

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Simon McLoughlin

President & Chief Operating Officer

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​Lee Hansen

Chief Financial Officer

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Cem Miralay

Chief Revenue Officer (B2C) and Chief Product Officer

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Tiago Ribeiro

Co-Chief Technology Officer

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Rui Marinho

Co-Chief Technology Officer

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Chris Adjei-Ampofo

Chief Information Officer

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Mark G. Anderson

Head of Legal & Regulatory Affairs

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Jo Svendblad

Chief People Officer