Frank Liddy is an operator, advisor, and investor in the FinTech community with over 20 years of experience working with early-stage to Fortune 100 enterprises.
Presently, Mr. Liddy heads strategic growth at Venmo (a PayPal company) and is responsible for accelerating Venmo’s growth in revenue and valuation across four key domains: new market development, market penetration, product development, and program diversification.
Before joining PayPal and Venmo, he was the GM of strategic accounts and partnerships at Paydiant, acquired by PayPal in 2015, where he helped retailers, banks and partners develop and monetize great mobile experiences.
His past affiliations include senior leadership roles at Capco (sold to FIS Global), KPMG Consulting, Unisys and Citi.
An active contributor at industry conferences, Mr. Liddy is also a contributor to the Federal Reserve Bank’s Mobile Payment Industry Workgroup and has been quoted in leading publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, American Banker, PaymentsSource and Bank Systems and Technology.
As an investor and advisor to early- and growth-stage companies, he is on the Board of Directors at SpendSmart Payments Company (OTC: SSPC), a member of the Board of Advisors at Transactis (an Inc. 500 company), and a deal advisor at Gauge Capital.
As a citizen-soldier in the US Army Reserve, he served for more than 20 years in both command and general staff officer assignments. Most notably, he was an Operations Officer on the Army’s Crisis Action Team in support of Iraqi Freedom, Enduring Freedom, Noble Eagle, and Joint Task Force Katrina.
Mr. Liddy has an AB in International Political Economy from Fordham University and attended both the MBA program at Pace University and the US Army Command and General Staff College.