Armin Schmid

Head Bitcoin Suisse Pay & Stablecoins

Armin Schmid is leading Bitcoin Suisse Pay, enabling merchants to accept payments with cryptocurrencies. He joined Bitcoin Suisse in April 2018 as Head Strategic Projects where he developed and introduced the Swiss Franc backed stablecoin CryptoFranc (XCHF). Armin has a broad range of experience, leading positions in multi-national companies working mainly in the areas of business / corporate development and product management in the online & payment industry. Prior to working for Bitcoin Suisse, Armin worked for SIX Payment Services in multiple roles as Program Manager for PSD2, TWINT and Paymit; prior to SIX, Armin was General Manager for PayPal in Switzerland and Austria and led “Strategy & Expansion” for eBay Europe. Armin holds a Master-Degree in Materials-Engineering (Diplom-Ingenieur) from ETH Zurich and an MBA from University of St. Gallen.

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