As the CEO of OVO, Indonesia’s leading payments and financial services platform, Jason Thompson spearheads the company’s mission to drive financial inclusion and provide equal financial access for millions of underbanked and unbanked Indonesians.
Since 2017, OVO has enabled payments and financial services for the masses in Indonesia following an open ecosystem strategy which enables OVO with the most comprehensive payment acceptance across 700,000 Retail and SME merchants, bill pays, parking, Grab, Tokopedia, and many more and in the last 2 years, OVO has launched lending products for customers and merchants and insurance products during COVID-19. OVO is humbled to be recognized as one of the 5 unicorns of Indonesia and be able to play a key role in driving financial inclusion in the country.
Prior to joining OVO, Jason was the Senior Managing Director of Grab, Financial Group regionally, where he led the development of new payment technologies to deepen financial inclusion and increase access to mobile payment services across Southeast Asia. Before that, Jason was the Senior Managing Director of Euronet covering EMEA and Asia and held several senior leadership positions in Microsoft Corporation.
The next paradigm shift in banking will witness the transformation of branch-laden, product-centric organisations with legacy systems into digital-heavy, customer-centric ones. The entrance of fintech and bigtech players into the landscape also promises great potential for competition and collaboration. What are some sustainable approaches to digital innovation and customer satisfaction? How can we increase operational efficiency and derive new revenue streams? More importantly, how do we enable innovation in a safe way?
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