Kahina Van Dyke, an experienced banker, and technology icon who has served firms that stretched from Citibank, MasterCard, and social network platform Facebook have joined the real-time gross settlement system and remittance network, Ripple. The experienced strategist will join the firm as a senior vice president and corporate development, with a view to “focus on driving new, strategic partnership for Ripple across the global financial services industry.”
EXPERIENCE MEETS STABILITY
Kahina Van Dyke is a business and technology guru and strategist that have over 20 years of experience in both banking and technology under her belt. Kahina has proven throughout her distinguish an extensive career that she can dramatically improve the lives of people businesses and communities. During her time with the traditional financial institutions – notably Citibank and MasterCard – she was able to garner quite a lot of experience In the mitigation of risk and compliance framework, which makes services reliable, timely and accurate.
At Facebook, she led the global financial services team and saw first hand, the power of technology in connecting people around the world to financial services they never had before. Kahina also understands the importance of bringing leading brands together through partnership. She has also been able to forge relationships with lots of notable companies like Citibank, Paypal, TD Ameritrade, Visa, Western Union among others.
A DRIVE TOWARDS TOMORROW
Ripple is a US-based technology company that is known for its Ripple transaction protocol( RTXP) or Ripple protocol. The company is built upon a decentralized native digital asset and a distributed open source internal protocol. The predecessor of the company Ripple Payment Protocol (Ripple Pay) was first established in 2004 by Ryan Fugger, a web developer from Vancouver, British Columbia. In May 2011, a new digital currency system in which consensus among members network verified transactions was created and as so far developed into one of the most prominent exchange firms in the world.
Kahina Van Dyke stressed the importance of Ripple in changing industry through the application of technology and the ability to attract partners. She said this features and more are the focal points in joining the firm and observers are watching to see the effect of the significant addition to the global company.