Paris Leung is the Chief Strategy Officer at Danal. On a daily basis, Paris aligns Danal’s Go To Market efforts with a continually adaptive mix of client and industry partnerships to authoritatively solve identity verification challenges faced by the banking, financial services, healthcare, travel and retail industries.
Prior to Danal, Paris served as Vice President of Wells Fargo’s Treasury Management & Wholesale Merchant Solutions where he directed the bank’s largest treasury clients on to the bank’s inaugural launch of the Wells Fargo Payment Gateway. At CyberSource (subsequently acquired by Visa), Paris minted strategic partnerships with companies such as FICO, Western Union, Moneygram, Agilent, Sprint, State of California. Paris helped his global clients and partners to accept electronic payments in over 80 countries worldwide including credit cards, direct debit, bank transfers and other alternative methods of payment with optimal Foreign Exchange management. At Extole, Paris crafted the very first referral marketing programs for Xoom Money Transfer (Acquired by PayPal), Drugstore.com (acquired by Walgreens) and collaborated with Dish Network CEO Charlie Ergen to develop its current Refer A Friend program. In 2016, in recognition of its creative efforts, Danal was awarded a patent by the USPTO office (WO2016025222). This patent granted Danal inventor credit for developing the world’s first customer acquisition platform featuring telco derived identity proofing. Paris along with his colleagues Ritesh Jain and Vijay Jallu were credited as inventors. http://bit.ly/danal-patent
Paris received a Masters of Science, Mass Communications from Boston University and is continuing to be active within the university’s San Francisco Bay Area community. An 18 year resident of the San Francisco Bay Area, Paris resides in Alameda County and makes his home Castro Valley with his family and 2 lively AKC competition pugs.