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Former Visa Executive Elizabeth Buse Joins Monitise as Co-CEO

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Mobile money innovator Monitise (Finovate 2007) has announced that Elizabeth Buse will join the company as co-CEO.

Elizabeth Buse will bring more than 15 years of payments experience from her time at Visa, where she was last Executive Vice President of Solutions. Elizabeth is no stranger to Monitise, having served on the company’s board of directors from July 2010 to October 2012.

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Elizabeth Buse – World Economic Forum on Africa 2012 (Photo credit: World Economic Forum)

Elizabeth’s primary responsibilities at Monitise will involve day-to-day operations of the company, particularly marketing, product, sales, and technology. Working alongside Elizabeth, company founder Alastair Lukies will serve as co-CEO, with an emphasis on industry partnership building and corporate development.

Monitise specializes in technology that helps financial institutions deploy mobile banking, mobile payments, and other services. Founded in 2003 and headquartered in London, Monitise currently serves more than 350 financial institutions and brands around the world. The company processes more than 3.4 billion mobile transactions a year, valued at more than $70 billion.
Named one of the top three most innovative companies in the world by Forbes, Monitise has operations in the United Kingdom, the United States, India, Hong Kong, and Indonesia.