Andres Ricaurte is Senior Vice President and Global Head of Payments at Mphasis, the global IT solutions company majority-owned by private equity giant Blackstone. In his role, Andres leads the firm’s global payments business and its portfolio of products, services, platforms and innovation programs.
Over the course of his career, Andres has held senior leadership positions in product management, product and platform development, strategic partnerships, go-to-market, and innovation across different geographies and industries. Prior to joining Mphasis, he spent over a decade at American Express, latterly heading up the group's B2B digital platforms organization, from initial incubation to full-scale deployment. Andres also serves as a board member and strategic advisor to several start-ups in the payments and FinTech space.