Rich Aberman is co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer of WePay, a leading provider of integrated payments for software platforms that was acquired by J.P. Morgan Chase in December 2017.
Now a wholly-owned subsidiary of J.P. Morgan Chase, WePay is headquartered in Redwood City, CA and has offices in Providence, RI, and London, UK. WePay processes billions of dollars every year for e-commerce and software industry leaders like GoFundMe, Meetup, Freshbooks, Toyota & BigCommerce. With over 300 employees globally, WePay has won numerous awards for customer service, sales, operational excellence and being a Best Place to Work.
Rich has played a lead role driving WePay’s vision, product-market strategy, and growth since its founding in 2008. He is expert on the payments industry and related issues around risk, regulation, and compliance. Rich is a regular speaker at industry events including Electronic Transactions Association and regional acquirers conferences. A graduate of Y Combinator, Rich also counsels emerging startups based on what he’s learned at WePay. He earned a B.A. in Political Science, Economics, and Philosophy from Boston College.