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Marqeta Names Amy Chang & Gerri Elliott to its Board of Directors

Marqeta Names Veteran Executive Amy Chang and Cisco Chief Customer & Partner Officer Gerri Elliott to its Board of Directors

Chang and Elliott bring deep expertise to Marqeta’s board in building innovative technologies and executing ambitious global go-to-market strategies.


OAKLAND, Calif., May 12, 2021 (Business Wire) — Marqeta, the global modern card issuing platform, announced today that it has added Amy Chang, a technology executive, advisor and board director to more than a dozen companies, and Gerri Elliott, Cisco’s EVP, Chief Customer & Partner Officer, to its board of directors.

“We believe Marqeta’s modern card issuing platform is addressing a significant global opportunity in digital payments. I’m excited to welcome Amy and Gerri to our board. Both women are forward thinking business minds with experience building and growing massive businesses,” said Jason Gardner, Founder and CEO of Marqeta. “Amy has been a founder, led huge global teams and been in the trenches as an advisor to everyone from small startups to large corporations, while Gerri is a business visionary, with deep experience in enterprise technology and building large international sales teams. Their insight and perspective will be invaluable to Marqeta as we scale.”

Amy Chang

Chang serves on the boards of Procter & Gamble, SambaNova, and Pragma and as an advisor to more than a dozen companies, including ID.me, Hubspot and Optimizely. She founded the relationship intelligence platform Accompany, which was acquired by Cisco, and went on to serve as EVP/GM of Cisco’s 6,000-person Collaborations team. She spent seven years at Google in products leading its Analytics, Website Optimizer, Trends and multi-channel attribution products, and also worked at eBay, McKinsey, Intel and Motorola.

“I believe Marqeta’s modern card issuing platform can redefine what is possible in today’s digital economy and sits at a cross-section of the accelerating shift to digital payments, the convergence of software and payments and the rise of a new wave of developer-led companies laser focused on user experience. It was immediately clear to me just what Jason has built at Marqeta and the potential it has to capture a significant opportunity and I’m delighted to join its board.”

- Amy Chang

Gerri Elliott

Elliott is EVP, Chief Customer & Partner Officer at Cisco, leading its global sales and marketing organization, all go-to-market and partner and channel strategies. Elliott started her tech career at IBM, spending almost 21 years in key executive and management positions. In addition, she served as Microsoft’s Corporate Vice President, where she oversaw sales and marketing teams creating the industry strategy for Microsoft, and ultimately led their worldwide Public Sector organization, serving government, education, and health care customers across more than 100 countries. She then created and led Juniper Network’s Strategic Alliances and ultimately became EVP, Chief Customer Officer, responsible for their $6 billion revenue stream and all marketing activities.

“I believe Marqeta’s modern card issuing platform can redefine what is possible in today’s digital economy and sits at a cross-section of the accelerating shift to digital payments, the convergence of software and payments and the rise of a new wave of developer-led companies laser focused on user experience,” said Chang. “It was immediately clear to me just what Jason has built at Marqeta and the potential it has to capture a significant opportunity and I’m delighted to join its board.”

“I have three criteria when I’m considering joining a Board: market opportunity, proven leadership, and operational efficiency. Marqeta checks the box on all three,” said Elliott. “I believe there is a significant, global shift towards digital payments and I’m excited to partner with Jason and Marqeta’s leadership team to help Marqeta seize this exciting opportunity.”

Founded in 2010, Marqeta is a global modern card issuing platform and supports some of the world’s leading innovators at scale, including Square, Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan, Uber, Affirm, Instacart, and DoorDash, by providing advanced infrastructure and tools for building highly configurable payment solutions. It is enabled in 36 countries worldwide and at the end of 2020, more than 270 million cards have been issued through the Marqeta platform.

About Marqeta

Marqeta is the modern card issuing platform empowering builders to bring the most innovative products to the world. Marqeta provides developers advanced infrastructure and tools for building highly configurable payment cards. With its open APIs, the Marqeta platform is designed for businesses who want to easily build tailored payment solutions to create best-in-class experiences and power new modes of money movement. Marqeta is headquartered in Oakland, California. For more information, visit www.marqeta.com, Twitter and LinkedIn.

Marqeta Leadership

Jason Gardner
Founder and CEO

Tripp Faix
Chief Financial Officer

Vidya Peters
Chief Marketing Officer

Kevin Doerr
Chief Product Officer

Lori McAdams
Chief People Officer

Seth Weissman
Chief Legal Officer

Brian Kieley
SVP of Program Management

Renata Caine
SVP of International, Strategy, and Planning

Click to Read Executive Team Bios

From the S-1

https://sec.report/Document/0001193125-21-162113/d64065ds1.htm

Jason Gardner

Mr. Gardner founded Marqeta and has served as our Chief Executive Officer and as a member of our board of directors since November 2010. He also serves as Chairperson of our board of directors. Prior to founding Marqeta, Mr. Gardner co-founded PropertyBridge, Inc., a rent and lease-related platform that was acquired by MoneyGram International, Inc. in October 2007, and served as its Vice President from August 2008 to December 2009, Vice President of Business Development from October 2007 to July 2008, and President from May 2004 to October 2007. From June 2002 to May 2004, Mr. Gardner was the Director of Sales for The 451 Group, a technology research group. Mr. Gardner also founded Vertical Think, Inc., an IT management company, and served as its Chief Executive Officer from January 1999 to January 2002. Mr. Gardner holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Arizona State University.

Kevin Doerr

Mr. Doerr has served as our Chief Product Officer since March 2020. Since May 2010, Mr. Doerr has served as the Founder and Managing Partner of Archimedes Labs, Inc., a venture-based incubation firm focused on consumer mobile services. From June 2016 to March 2020, Mr. Doerr served as the Senior Vice President and General Manager of Domains and Security of GoDaddy, Inc., a publicly traded internet domain registrar and web hosting company. From January 2013 to April 2015, Mr. Doerr served as the Executive Vice President and General Manager, Digital of The Weather Company, a weather forecasting and information technology company. Prior to The Weather Company, Mr. Doerr served in various senior roles at Microsoft Corporation, a publicly traded multinational computer software company, and Yahoo! Inc., a web services provider. Mr. Doerr studied Computer Information Systems at Suffolk University.

Vidya Peters

Ms. Peters has served as our Chief Marketing Officer since September 2019. Prior to joining Marqeta, Ms. Peters served as the Chief Marketing Officer of MuleSoft, Inc., an enterprise software company, from December 2017 to September 2019 and Vice President of Corporate Marketing from August 2015 to December 2017. Prior to MuleSoft, Ms. Peters held various roles at Intuit Inc., a global financial platform company, from September 2008 to July 2015, most recently as Director of Marketing, Small Business Group from April 2014 to July 2015. Ms. Peters started her career as a strategy consultant at Bain & Company, a global management consulting firm, from October 2002 to June 2005. Ms. Peters holds a Master of Public Administration from Harvard University, a Master of Business Administration in Marketing and Finance from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, and a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from Northwestern University.

Tripp Faix

Mr. Faix has served as our Chief Financial Officer since August 2018. Prior to joining Marqeta, Mr. Faix served in several roles at Intuit Inc., a publicly traded global financial platform company, from September 2011 to August 2018, most recently as the Head of Finance for the Services Division of the Small Business Group. Mr. Faix also worked at Blackstone Advisory Partners L.P. (formerly known as The Blackstone Group L.P.), a global investment firm, from 2008 to 2010, most recently as Vice President. Mr. Faix also worked at Bear Stearns, a global investment bank, from 2006 to 2008 as an Associate in the investment banking division. Mr. Faix holds a Master of Business Administration from the Wharton School of Business of the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Arts in History from Georgetown University.

Seth Weissman

Mr. Weissman has served as our Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel since April 2019 and Secretary since October 2019. Mr. Weissman has also served as Principal at Pacifica Coaching and Consulting, an executive coaching and consulting services firm, since June 2017. Since December 2016, Mr. Weissman has been an Advisory Board Member of Powerhouse Venture Fund I L.P., an innovation firm and venture fund. From September 2008 to November 2016, Mr. Weissman served as the Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary for SolarCity Corporation, a provider of energy services and publicly traded company until its acquisition by Tesla, Inc. in 2016. Mr. Weissman holds a Juris Doctor from Boston University School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Pennsylvania State University.

Lori McAdams

Ms. McAdams has served as our Chief People Officer since March 2020. Prior to joining Marqeta, Ms. McAdams served as the Senior Vice President of People of LendingHome Corporation, a real estate lending company, from August 2018 to March 2020. From April 2004 to May 2018, Ms. McAdams served as the Vice President of Human Resources and Administration of Pixar Animation Studios, a computer animation studio and division of The Walt Disney Company. Ms. McAdams holds a Master of Arts in Human Resources and Organizational Development from the University of San Francisco and a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from California State University, Chico.

Brian Kieley

Mr. Kieley has served as our Senior Vice President of Program Management since February 2019, and he served as our Head of Payment Operations from April 2018 to February 2019. Prior to joining Marqeta, Mr. Kieley served as the Chief Operating Officer of Rêv Worldwide, Inc., a payment products and services technology company, from November 2016 to April 2018. From June 2016 to March 2018, Mr. Kieley served as the volunteer Vice President of Social Media & Marketing at Austin SCORE Association, a national non-profit organization that provides free mentorship and free or low-cost education to small businesses across the United States. From June 2014 to November 2016, Mr. Kieley was a self-employed Global Payments and Operations Consultant, working with the provincial government ministry in Canada. From February 2005 to January 2014, Mr. Kieley held a variety of customer service, operations, and product development roles at Visa Inc., a publicly traded global financial platform company, most recently as Senior Vice President and Global Head of Client Support Services from November 2011 to January 2014. Mr. Kieley holds a Bachelor of Commerce in General Finance from Carleton University.

Renata Caine

Ms. Caine has served as our Senior Vice President of International, Strategy, and Planning since January 2021. Ms. Caine previously served as our Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Planning from September 2019 to January 2021 and Head of International Strategy from December 2017 to August 2019. Prior to joining Marqeta, Ms. Caine held various roles at WEX Inc., a publicly traded global corporate payment solutions company, from May 2006 to December 2017, most recently as Vice President of Virtual Payments from June 2015 to December 2017. Ms. Caine holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Minnesota.

Marqeta Board of Directors

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Jason Gardner

Founder & CEO, Marqueta
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Amy Chang

Board_Martha-Cummings

Martha Cummings

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Gerri Elliott

Board_Helen-Riley

Helen Riley

Board_Arnon-Dinur

Arnon Dinur

Board_Judson-Linville

Judson Linville

Board_Chris-McKay

Christopher McKay

Board_Godfrey-Sullivan

Godfrey Sullivan

Click to Read Board Bios

From the S-1

https://sec.report/Document/0001193125-21-162113/d64065ds1.htm

Jason Gardner

Mr. Gardner founded Marqeta and has served as our Chief Executive Officer and as a member of our board of directors since November 2010. He also serves as Chairperson of our board of directors. Prior to founding Marqeta, Mr. Gardner co-founded PropertyBridge, Inc., a rent and lease-related platform that was acquired by MoneyGram International, Inc. in October 2007, and served as its Vice President from August 2008 to December 2009, Vice President of Business Development from October 2007 to July 2008, and President from May 2004 to October 2007. From June 2002 to May 2004, Mr. Gardner was the Director of Sales for The 451 Group, a technology research group. Mr. Gardner also founded Vertical Think, Inc., an IT management company, and served as its Chief Executive Officer from January 1999 to January 2002. Mr. Gardner holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Arizona State University.

Amy Chang

Ms. Chang has served as a member of our board of directors since April 2021. She has served as Executive Advisor at Cisco Systems, Inc., a publicly traded networking technology company, since August 2020 and previously served as Executive Vice President and General Manager of Cisco Systems’ Collaboration Technology Group from May 2018 to July 2020. She is the founder and former Chief Executive Officer of Accompani, Inc., a relationship intelligence company, a position she held from May 2013 to May 2018. She previously held positions of increasing responsibility at Google, Inc., a multinational technology company, from July 2005 to November 2012, most recently serving as Global Head of Product, Google Ads Measurement and Reporting. Prior to joining Google, she held product management and strategy positions at eBay, Inc., a global commerce provider, and served as a consultant with McKinsey & Company, a management consulting firm, where she specialized in semi-conductors, software, and services. Since April 2017, Ms. Chang has served as a board member of Procter & Gamble Co., a publicly traded multi-national consumer goods company. Ms. Chang served on the board of directors of Cisco Systems from October 2016 to May 2018, Splunk, Inc., a publicly traded big data company, from March 2015 to March 2017, Informatica Corporation, a publicly traded software development company, from July 2012 to August 2015, when it was taken private, and was a member of Target Corporation’s Digital Advisory Council from May 2013 to February 2016. Ms. Chang holds a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.

Martha Cummings

Ms. Cummings has served as a member of our board of directors since January 2021. From July 2018 to March 2020, Ms. Cummings served as Executive Vice President, Head of Compliance Strategy & Operations at Wells Fargo Bank N.A., a publicly traded global financial services company. Previously, from October 2012 to June 2018, Ms. Cummings served as Senior Vice President and Senior Supervisory Officer at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Ms. Cummings served in several roles with Banco Santander, S.A., a publicly traded multinational financial services company, between October 2006 and September 2012, including Managing Director, Head of North America Financial Sponsors and Managing Director, Chief Risk Officer for Banco Santander S.A., New York Branch, and was Senior Vice President, Latin America Capital Markets Risk from September 1997 to April 2001. Ms. Cummings holds a Master of Business Administration from the Wharton School of Business and a Master of Arts in International Studies from the Lauder Institute of the University of Pennsylvania, and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Minnesota.

Gerri Elliott

Ms. Elliott has served as a member of our board of directors since April 2021. She has served as Executive Vice President and Chief Sales and Marketing Officer at Cisco Systems, Inc., a publicly traded networking technology company, since April 2018. From July 2009 to March 2014, Ms. Elliott held positions of increasing responsibility at Juniper Networks, Inc., a publicly traded networking company, most recently serving as Executive Vice President, Strategic Advisor and Chief Customer Officer. Before joining Juniper Networks, Ms. Elliott held a series of senior executive positions at Microsoft Corporation, a publicly traded technology company, from September 2001 to December 2008, including as Corporate Vice President, Worldwide Public Sector. Prior to Microsoft, Ms. Elliott spent 21 years at International Business Machines Corporation, a publicly traded technology and consulting company, where she held executive and management positions in North America and Asia Pacific in sales, services, consulting, strategy development, and product management. Ms. Elliott has served on the board of directors of Whirlpool Corporation, a publicly traded home appliances company, since February 2014. Ms. Elliott was previously a director of Marvell Technology Group Ltd., a publicly traded data infrastructure company, from July 2017 to July 2018, Mimecast Limited, a publicly traded cloud services company, from November 2017 to April 2018, Imperva, Inc., a cybersecurity company that was publicly traded until its acquisition by Thoma Bravo in 2019, from August 2015 to May 2018, and Bed Bath & Beyond, Inc., a publicly traded merchandise retailer, from February 2014 to July 2017. Ms. Elliott is the founder of Broadroom.com, a website dedicated to executive women who serve or want to serve on corporate boards. Ms. Elliott holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from New York University.

Helen Riley

Ms. Riley has served as a member of our board of directors since May 2020. Since June 2015, Ms. Riley has served as the Chief Financial Officer at X Development LLC, a research and development company and subsidiary of Alphabet, Inc., a publicly traded internet-related services and products company. From 2011 to 2015, Ms. Riley was the Senior Finance Director of Global Marketing and Global General Administration at Google LLC, a multinational technology company and subsidiary of Alphabet, Inc. Ms. Riley held various other positions in finance at Google from 2003 to 2011. Ms. Riley currently serves on the board of directors of Eventbrite Inc., a publicly traded global service ticketing platform. She also serves on the board of directors of WildAid, a wildlife conservation non-profit organization. Ms. Riley holds a Master of Business Administration from the Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, Politics and Economics and a Master of Arts from the University of Oxford.

Arnon Dinur

Mr. Dinur has served as a member of our board of directors since September 2013. Since June 2009, Mr. Dinur has served as a Partner at 83North, a venture capital firm. Previously, from November 2006 to June 2009, Mr. Dinur led mobile strategy at SanDisk Corporation, a publicly traded Flash memory card company, as Senior Vice President after joining SanDisk Corporation in connection with the acquisition of Msystems Ltd, in 2006. From July 2002 to November 2006, Mr. Dinur served in several roles, including Senior Vice President of Strategy and M&A and Corporate Vice President and General Manager of the DiskOnKey division, at Msystems, a producer of flash memory storage products. Mr. Dinur currently serves on the board of directors of a number of privately held companies. Mr. Dinur holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin and a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Tel Aviv University.

Judson Linville

Mr. Linville has served as a member of our board of directors since May 2020. Since October 2019, Mr. Linville has served as a Senior Advisor at General Atlantic LLC, a global growth equity firm. He previously served as the Chief Executive Officer of Global Cards and Consumer Services at Citigroup Inc., a publicly traded global financial services institution, from November 2010 to September 2018. Prior to joining Citigroup, Mr. Linville served in various leadership roles at American Express Company, a publicly traded multinational financial services corporation, from October 1989 to October 2010, including as President and Chief Executive Officer of Consumer Services, President of the U.S. Consumer Card Services Group and President of Corporate Services. Mr. Linville currently serves as a member of the Board of Visitors of Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and as a member of the Board of Trustees of Lafayette College. Mr. Linville holds a Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology from the College of Medicine at Drexel University and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Lafayette College.

Christopher McKay

Mr. McKay has served as a member of our board of directors since June 2011. Mr. McKay is a Managing Director of Granite Ventures, a venture capital firm he joined at its inception in September 1998. Prior to Granite Ventures, Mr. McKay worked as an Associate in the venture capital group at Hambrecht & Quist, an investment bank. Mr. McKay currently serves on the board of directors of a number of privately held software companies. Mr. McKay holds a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from the University of Virginia.

Godfrey Sullivan

Mr. Sullivan has served on our board of directors since May 2021. Mr. Sullivan previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Splunk, Inc., a publicly traded big data company, from September 2008 to November 2015. Prior to Splunk, Mr. Sullivan held several executive roles at Hyperion Solutions Corporation, a performance management software company acquired by Oracle Corporation in April 2007, most recently as President and Chief Executive Officer from October 2001 to April 2007. Mr. Sullivan has served as a member of the board of directors of CrowdStrike Holdings, Inc., a publicly traded cybersecurity company, since December 2017 and Ring Central, Inc., a publicly traded software-as-a-service solutions provider, since April 2019. Mr. Sullivan previously served on the board of directors of Splunk, Inc. from December 2011 to June 2019, including as chairman of the board of directors from December 2011 until March 2019, Citrix Systems, Inc., a publicly traded enterprise software company, from February 2005 to June 2018, and Informatica Corporation, a publicly traded software development company, from January 2008 to June 2013. Mr. Sullivan holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Real Estate and Economics from the Hankamer School of Business at Baylor University.

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Marqeta is the modern card issuing platform empowering builders to bring the most innovative products to the world. Marqeta provides developers advanced infrastructure and tools for building highly configurable payment cards. With its open APIs, the Marqeta platform is designed for businesses who want to easily build tailored payment solutions to create best-in-class experiences and power new modes of money movement. Marqeta is headquartered in Oakland, California.