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Lisa Shields is the Chief Executive Officer at FISPAN, having founded the company in 2016 after listening to the pain points businesses experienced utilizing bank services. As a visionary CEO with an engineering background, Lisa guides FISPAN through both her mastery of attracting the right talent and building great products.
FISPAN is Lisa’s second financial technology startup — she founded and led cross-border payouts company Hyperwallet for 15 years. Recognized as a leading global payments platform, Hyperwallet was acquired by PayPal in 2018.
Lisa is a member of the Canadian FinPay Committee, was named the EY Regional Entrepreneur Of The Year in 2015 and received a Women in Payments Innovation Award in 2016. A firm believer in inclusive commerce, Lisa is always looking for new ways to unite ecosystem participants for the benefit of end users.
Lisa holds an MS in Engineering from MIT.