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Ken Kruszka

Ken Kruszka

Founder and CEO SnapCheck


Ken Kruszka is a FinTech and Mobile Payments pioneer, who holds the distinction of being the first person to send $1 around the world by mobile. In addition to being an accomplished executive, leader, and entrepreneur, Ken also advises early-stage companies looking to establish product-market fit and accelerate growth on a global scale.

Ken leads SnapCheck in revolutionizing business-to-business payments: eliminating $50 Billion in
costs, removing $20 Billion in fraud.

Previously, as co-founder and CEO of m-Via, Ken grew the company into an industry-recognized leader in mobile financial services and brought the company to cash-flow positive before leading m-Via through an acquisition by Boom.

With Boom, Ken served as EVP of Product and Service Delivery and drove the company's strategic product vision and roadmap, as well as their realization through the creation of industry-leading mobile financial products and services. In his role, Ken led the product management, product development, service delivery, and information technology organizations.

In addition to Ken's success in leading innovative technology-based financial services initiatives at Boom, m-Via, SVC Financial Services, Mellon Capital Management, and Wells Fargo, Ken also leverages his extensive experience in the development and marketing of products and solutions for the telecommunications, energy, and automotive industries, as well as for the US Department of Defense, the National Institute of Standards and Technology, and NASA.

Ken holds a BS with distinction in Computer Science from Cornell University, an MS in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and an MBA in Entrepreneurial Management from the University of San Francisco.

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