At LendIt Fintech LatAm I chatted with Pierpaolo Barbieri, the CEO and founder of Ualá (read a summary here). I decided to turn this interview into a podcast because I think Ualá is becoming an important company in the region. And it is a company we are going to continue to hear more from as they grow.
John has been in communications since graduating from Creative Communications at Red River College Polytechnic in Winnipeg in 1992. He launched one of Canada's first digital-only local news sites called Winnipeg First in 2007, which led to digital editor postings with the Winnipeg Free Press and Edmonton Journal. In 2012 he joined Bankless Times as managing editor, later becoming president and CEO. He and the Bankless Media co-founders completed a sale and exit in August 2021.