Guillaume Pousaz is the Founder and CEO of Checkout.com a leading global payments solution provider. Guillaume founded Checkout.com in 2012, bootstrapping the business until its record-breaking $230M Series A in May 2019. The round valued the business at nearly $2B and represented Europe’s largest Series A fundraise ever and the third largest Series A globally.
Over the last decade, Guillaume’s corporate and entrepreneurial acumen has enabled him to lead Checkout.com to become one of the leading global payments solution providers. Checkout.com is a principal member of VISA, MasterCard International, Union Pay International, JCB, Diners & Discover, and American Express. Checkout.com is perhaps best known for its best-in-class and proprietary unified platform, which also offers all key alternative payment methods (PayPal, AliPay, WeChatPay, etc) through a single integration and reconciliation tool. The company continues to deliver innovative products with scaled growth, while preserving strong financials. Notably, Checkout.com has consistently remained profitable, despite its rapid hypergrowth.
Guillaume brings deep expertise surrounding card association rules, industry economics, merchant needs, product, and operational requirements. This knowledge, alongside his relentless drive to push innovation in the payment industry, have been instrumental in the company’s growth and success.
Guillaume holds the CEO role and shares his time equally between strategic planning with C-Level Executives and the Product Team, where he remains highly involved with the Group’s payment product roadmap and delivery.