Andrew Boyajian

TransferWise

Head of Banking

Andrew is the Head of Banking for TransferWise’s operations in North America. At TransferWise, he progresses the digital payments space by closely studying existing banking infrastructures and unearthing solutions that better match and exceed customer expectations. Prior to TransferWise, he served as Director of International and Payments at Kickstarter, where he was instrumental in turning a nascent North American idea into an international phenomenon, launching the crowdfunding platform in 17 new markets. He graduated from Elizabethtown College with a BS in International Business and began his career with Financial Operations roles at Google and Eventbrite. Andrew lives in Brooklyn and in his downtime, he hopes to step foot on the last one or two continents that he hasn’t explored yet.

Come and see Andrew Boyajian speak at the AltFi Toronto Summit 2019 on 11th December 2019

Event Sessions Featuring Andrew Boyajian


Fireside Chat

Why TransferWise launched borderless banking

AltFi Toronto Summit 2018 - 5th December 2018

  • Boyajian believes that there is a gap in the market to handle multi-currencies at the same time

  • The rates that Transferwise uses are obtained every few seconds from Reuters but the firm does not make money on the currency trade.

  • He added that a primary motivation for the firm is thinking how it can support a “global market without borders”