Jason Thompson is currently leading Indonesia’s leading payments platform. He is responsible to oversee the business expansion, strategic partnerships and product development at OVO, and lead OVO to drive financial inclusion deeper and serve 260M Indonesians.
Since its inception in 2017, OVO has become the #1 digital payments platform, growing its user base over 400% in 2018 and onboarding over 500,000 merchants from modern retail merchants to SMEs. Jason is set to lead OVO and provide equal economy access South East Asia’s most populated nation.
Prior to joining OVO, Jason was the Head of GrabPay. In this role, Jason oversaw the development of new payments technologies to deepen financial inclusion and increased access to mobile payments services across Southeast Asia.
In 2011, Jason was also the Managing Director EMEA & Asia for Euronet, where he led Euronet’s electronic payments subsidiaries in Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia, developing Euronet’s e-pay services to a full-service provider in the company’s key product verticals for five years.
Jason has more than 15 years of experience in leadership roles, including senior positions at companies such as Microsoft and Canon.