We care about payments
Boku is the largest independent carrier billing company in the world. Our platform is already used in all the leading digital marketplaces including Google Play Store, Sony PlayStation Store, Microsoft Windows Store, Facebook App Center, and Spotify. As the company looks to expand beyond digital goods, Boku promises to turn carrier billing into the ultimate alternative payment for merchants and consumers everywhere.
Our team strives to push the future of payments by partnering with carriers globally, ushering in a new era of mobile-enhanced payments.
Our management team consists of serial entrepreneurs with expertise in web, mobile, and financial services. They have held executive roles for Amazon, AT&T, Visa, Bank of America, American Express, and Intuit.
Mark Britto – Chairman
With over 20 years as an entrepreneur, sales and financial services executive, Mark Britto serves as Boku’s Chairman. Mark joins Boku after six years as the CEO of Ingenio, a service marketplace and performance advertising company, which he led to a 2007 acquisition by AT&T. Prior to Ingenio, Mark spent 4 years as SVP of worldwide services and sales at Amazon.com. Mark’s first start-up, Accept.com, was bought by Amazon.com in 1999 and served as the primary backbone of Amazon’s global payments platform. Mark began his career in senior credit and risk management roles at leading national banks FirstUSA and Bank of America.
Jon Prideaux – CEO
Jon is a payments guy with nearly a quarter of century of experience. He was an early Visa Europe employee and key contributor to its growth, leaving in 2006 as EVP Marketing. He started Visa Europe’s ecommerce division, was the lead executive on the introduction of Chip and PIN technology and oversaw product launches such as Visa Electron and V PAY. He served on the Board of EMVCo, was the Chairman of the Compliance Committee and was a member of Visa’s Global Product and Brand Councils. Since leaving Visa in 2006, Jon served as Deputy CEO for SecureTrading, where he doubled transaction numbers and quadrupled profitability. He then led a management buy in at Shopcreator, the ecommerce software platform.
Adam Lee – Chief Revenue Officer
Adam has been developing new businesses for startup ventures for over 15 years. At Boku, Adam leads product management and business development, charged with finding innovative new applications for the 4B+ mobile phones the Boku platform is currently connected to. Before joining Boku, Adam was at Intuit where he sold and launched the world’s first consumer medical wallet used to understand, manage, and pay for healthcare expenses, distributed by two of the largest US healthcare networks, UnitedHealthcare and CIGNA. Prior to Intuit, Adam had also worked for two major industry backed B2B platform companies, Neoforma and more notably GlobalNetXchange where he developed technology and services to drive better supply chain performance between companies around the world including Carrefour, Sears, Sainsburys, Metro AG, Karstadt Quelle, Unilever, Proctor & Gamble, and Diageo.
Mike Cahill – COO
Mike joined Boku from American Express where he managed both national and international engineering and project teams. In that role, Mike was responsible for American Express’ app development and company-wide mobile application and mobile payment frameworks, as well as projects ranging from the implementation of Apple Pay to the development of several mobile applications. Prior to American Express Mike was Boku’s VP of Engineering for four years where he led multiple teams in the development of Boku’s industry leading mobile payment platform. He returned to Boku as CTO in 2014 and more recently took on responsibility for Boku’s technology and operations divisions with the role of COO.
Stuart Neal – Chief Financial Officer
Prior to joining Boku in 2017, Stuart was advising new technology ventures, bringing to market cutting edge technology in AI Machine Learning, Crypto Currency and Blockchain. Previously, he was Chief Commercial Officer at Vocalink Zapp (acquired by Mastercard), building distribution channels and creating merchant demand for their Pay by Bank App product. Stuart was also Commercial Director at Barclaycard, Europe’s second largest card acquirer, where he oversaw the roll out of contactless payments across the UK market. He has held senior Commercial and Finance positions within a number of blue chip corporations including GlaxoSmithKline, Worldcom and Virgin Media. Stuart was previously CFO at Boku between 2012 and 2014.