Markus Braun is CEO of Wirecard AG. Wirecard AG, headquartered in Aschheim/Munich (Germany) is one of the leading international providers of electronic payment and risk management solutions.
Before Markus joined the Wirecard management board in 2002, he was eStrategy consultant at KPMG in Munich. Born and grown up in Vienna, Markus achieved a degree in commercial computer science and a PhD in social and economic sciences at the University of Vienna. In his more than 10 Years’ experience in the payment industry, Markus built up tremendous success for the Wirecard Group of companies.
Worldwide, Wirecard supports currently over 13,000 companies from various industries in their efforts to automate their payment processes, to introduce innovative payment services and to minimize fraud. Part of Wirecard Group, Wirecard Bank based in Germany operates as a credit card acquirer and issuer throughout Europe. Wirecard Card Solutions, located in the United Kingdom, is a registered e-money institution regulated by the British Financial Supervisory Authority (FSA).
As a global leader in payment innovations, Wirecard is supporting a number of leading international mobile operators in their latest mobile payments initiatives. Wirecard provides operators of mobile payment services with vertically integrated ready-to-use mobile wallet, contactless payment and prepaid card solutions leveraging NFC and QR-Code technology.