As Vice President of Global Consumer Products at PayPal, Carey Kolaja is responsible for designing product solutions and driving the go-to-market activities for PayPal�s digital wallet, payments, business products and strategic ecosystem partnerships. Carey leads an international team of more than 150 professionals in delivering products and solutions that effectively serve the local needs and interests of customers in each of the 203 markets that PayPal serves. She is also a keynote speaker at many outside conferences including SXSW, TED talks, Quartz Next Billion, and Card Forum. Carey serves on the Board for OLO.com and previously Nearbuy Systems.Carey has more than 20 years of diverse experience in financial services and technology consulting at companies such as UBS Warburg, Waterstone Consulting, Windomar Financial and Divine InterVentures. Carey is regularly featured on FOX Business and CNBC, and she is often quoted in leading publications like The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, TechCrunch, Mashable, Fast Company, and more.In 2015, Carey was named �Most Influential Women in Payments� by PaymentSource. She also won PYMNTS�� �Woman in Payments to Watch� Innovator award that honors those who have shaped the payments industry.Carey earned a B.S. from the University of Indiana and is a graduate from the Executive Program at Stanford University.
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