Alvar Lumberg

Alvar Lumberg
Alvar Lumberg is one of the first software engineers at TransferWise and currently heads the KYC development, Infrastructure and IT teams. He also actively participates in employer branding and recruitment efforts.

TransferWise is a financial company for people and businesses that travel, live and work internationally. It’s the fairest, easiest way to manage your money across borders. With a simple money transfer platform and borderless accounts, it makes managing your money quick, easy and painless. TransferWise customers send over £2bn every month using the service, saving themselves £2m every day. It’s attracted $397m from investors such as world’s largest VC firm Andreessen Horowitz and Sir Richard Branson.

Prior to TransferWise Alvar built CRM and online banking systems in Swedbank and co-founded a Masters’ Program on Design and Development of Virtual Environments. He’s worked as a software development consultant and is an active member of Estonian startup and software development community.

Panel: what will be the most exciting fintech trends in 2019?

#Switch! Professionals (Hall 4.2)


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