Europe Lead at Plaid Technologies
Amsterdam, NL
At Plaid, our mission is to empower innovators by delivering access to the financial system.
Hundreds of companies such as Robinhood, Acorns, Stripe, and Venmo, and a growing number
of Fortune 50 companies choose Plaid to deliver a best-in-class experience to integrate with
banks and the financial system so that they can create the next generation of applications. But
we’re just getting started.
 
Plaid is inherently a global business with a global mission -- and the executive team is looking
for a seasoned leader to drive the next stage of our growth in Europe. We want a builder to
help establish not only Plaid’s business but also our reputation and culture in a new market.
You will be responsible for driving the regional business, coordinating with functional leads to
set product & go-to-market strategy, scaling our physical presence, and engaging with
customers, partners, and policy makers as the face of Plaid in Europe. Your goal is establish
Plaid as the preeminent financial access provider in Europe and build a thriving extension of
Plaid’s culture.

What excites us:

    • Strong operating and leadership experience: you’ve led businesses and expansions before with successful outcomes
    • Builder mentality: when faced with ambiguity, you roll up your sleeves and make something great
    • Fintech familiarity: you know the financial services ecosystem and fintech in Europe and bring a strong network with you
    • Excellent people management: you are a culture carrier and can set the tone for employees across the region; EQ is a must!
    • Disciplined organizational skills: you have demonstrated ability to manage many projects and processes simultaneously
    • Executive presence: you have prior experience representing your company to customers, partners, and policy-makers

What excited you:

    • Establishing a new market: you will work directly with the executive team and functional leads to set the strategy and operations in an entire region
    • Setting up and scaling offices: you will be the seed of a culture and recruit great colleagues to build Plaid’s presence across Europe
    • Being where the action is: you will visit customers and partners to understand their needs and translate them into product & go-to-market strategies
    • Decision-making: you will be responsible for using sound business judgement on unilateral decisions and ensuring operations are compliant
    • Bridge-building: you will be the link between functional leads in the U.S. and Plaid’s presence in Europe, providing both business and cultural continuity
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We encourage all applicants, regardless of race, religion or belief (if any), colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, gender identity, pregnancy and maternity, sexual orientation, age, marital and civil partnership status, or disability status.

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