Open Banking and Payments Innovation Expert
Dmitrii Barbasura is the Chief Operating Officer at Fintech Galaxy. He manages Fintech Galaxy’s operations and organization of all business processes, leading the company’s strategic growth in MENA and globally. He majorly contributes to setting and meeting the company’s objectives, bringing best practices into an efficient operating system to achieve a healthy and sustainable development.
With a longstanding experience of over 20 years of bringing innovative technologies to the financial market, including digital banking, payment cards processing, open API development and data aggregation, Open Banking/PSD2, Dmitrii has set the strategy and direction of multiple businesses while modelling their culture and values. He dedicated his deep expertise and knowledge to open banking APIs development, building ground-breaking solutions.
With a background ranging from programming, IT up to digitalising various business processes, Dmitrii Barbasura is keen on finding cost-efficient solutions that fill the gap between businesses and financial data.
Dmitrii has shared his open banking expertise with central banks around the world including the Central Bank of Brazil, Central Bank of Romania, EBA, Bank of Greece, Bank of Italy, Central Bank of Spain, Central Bank of Bahrain, and many others. He is a member of the Forbes Finance Council, The Berlin Group, and the Financial Data & Technology Association and is permanently invited as a speaker at global events, such as Money 2020, Paris Fintech Forum, LendIt, and many others.
Prior to joining Fintech Galaxy, Dmitrii was the co-founder and CEO of Salt Edge Inc., where he built a world-renown company starting only from an idea, created its product vision, managed its launch and go-to-market strategies, and embraced Open Banking/PSD2 innovations. Before Salt Edge, Dmitrii was engaged in various projects, ranging from founding and developing a money management solution to working in technical roles for companies involved in Software Development and Online Sales.
Dmitrii holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Information Technologies from the Technical University of Moldova, as well as a Bachelor in Economic Science from the Modern Humanitarian Academy.