As one of the leading women in Fintech, Kahina Van Dyke has more than 20 years of experience in banking and technology with an impressive track record in leading, innovating and delivering. She is the Global Head of Digital Channels and Data Analytics in Corporate, Commercial & Institutional Banking, Standard Chartered, spearheading their vision to become the leading digital banking platform powering global trade, commerce and financial services.
Her past roles include senior management at Facebook, MasterCard and Citibank. The most recent role was SVP of Business and Corporate Development at blockchain company Ripple, where she focused on driving new strategic partnerships across the global financial services industry.
While Global Director for Financial Services and Payments at Facebook, Kahina led partnerships between Facebook and Citibank, PayPal, Visa and Western Union, among others, to give consumers in Asia, Europe, Middle East, Africa and North America easier access to their bank accounts and the ability to send payments on the platform. In her early banking years, during internet 1.0, Kahina joined Citibank to be part of their fledging internet team, where she launched their first mobile wallet with national and international roll-out. At MasterCard, she led the go-to-market strategies for globally scalable payment solutions, including partnerships to offer micro-merchants and micro payments in Africa the ability to enable digital payments through global commerce and payments platform.
Kahina has been an independent board director of Progressive Insurance, a Fortune 100 company since 2018, and a former Board Observer of MoneyGram International after leading the successful minority stake investment of that company in 2019. She was named #1 Global Woman in Fintech in 2019 by the Financial Technology Report and has received multiple awards for services to technology and finance. She is a sought-after keynote speaker to entrepreneurs, leaders of industry and government officials.