Juan Pablo Ortega is a Co-Founder of Rappi, Latin America’s largest and fastest-growing on-demand platform and one of the region’s “unicorn” startups. As co-founder, Juan Pablo has played an instrumental role in taking the company from being a four-person food delivery startup to becoming one of the region’s largest, multi-functional digital platforms with operations in nine countries and a valuation of ~$3.5B. Juan Pablo built and scaled Rappi’s Payments and Fraud teams and capabilities while architecting the buildout of Rappi’s financial services arm – starting with RappiPay.
RappiPay offers Rappi users with a variety of digital payment functionalities including in-store QR payments, P2P, and bill payment services, as well as a contactless-enabled Visa debit card. He is a strong advocate for digital inclusion and has remained focused on evolving Rappi into the first true super-app of Latin America. Juan Pablo received a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Economics from Cornell University.