Gianluca C.

7+ years in executive payment roles in Online Health & Wellbeing and Online Dating companies

United Kingdom
English, Italian

7+ years of experience in payments, with a focus on the online dating industry (Bumble, Badoo, Lumen).

  • Information Technology, Data & Telecom
  • C-Level & Leadership
  • Finance

500

/hr
  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice

Experience

VP of Payments

Palta
8 months
Current position
Feb 2022 - Present
Palta family consists of 9 health & well-being tech products that operate in UK, USA, EU, Russia, Belarus, Ukraine and have more than 600 employees in total.

Head of Billing and Payments

Bumble
4 years
Aug 2018 - Mar 2022
Managing and delivering the whole product and operation payments and fraud strategy of the group Worked alongside our Finance and Leadership during the Q1 2021 public offering and Q4 20...see more

Head of Billing and Payments

Badoo
4 years
Aug 2018 - Feb 2022
In April 2006, Andrey Andreev launched Badoo as the first free dating site that combined photo albums with instant messaging. During this time, most dating platforms required paid membe...see more

Head of Billing and Payments

Lumen
2 years
Aug 2018 - Sep 2020
Let’s be honest - dating for over 50s is pretty rubbish at the moment. It gets labelled ‘senior dating’ or ‘mature dating’ and every website uses stock images of 70 year-old retirees, s...see more

Billing and Payments Team Lead

Bumble
10 months
Sep 2017 - Jul 2018
Bumble is the parent company that operates Badoo and Bumble, two of the world’s largest dating and connection apps with millions of users globally. The Bumble app was founded by CEO Whi...see more

Billing and Payments Team Lead

Badoo
10 months
Sep 2017 - Jul 2018
• Responsible of building, prioritising and delivering the monetisation strategy and revenue features roadmap for the products published by the company. •Leading the team (7 PMs + 15 S...see more

Senior Project Manager - Payments

Badoo
11 months
Oct 2016 - Sep 2017
• Senior Project Manager working on the monetisation strategy and payments processing of the products published by the company • Responsible in hiring, training and mentoring 6 new p...see more

Senior Project Manager - Payments

Bumble
1 year
Jul 2016 - Sep 2017
Bumble is the parent company that operates Badoo and Bumble, two of the world’s largest dating and connection apps with millions of users globally. The Bumble app was founded by CEO Whi...see more

Mobile Payments Project Manager

Badoo
2 years
Apr 2015 - Oct 2016
Responsibilities/Job Role: • Designing the monetisation strategy of the company with other team members • Delivering new monetisation projects AB testing control groups with var...see more

Head of Product

BangBite Srl
3 years
Sep 2011 - Mar 2015
Multi platform social games developer and publisher, located in Sardinia, Italy. Bangbite is a start-up specialized in the gaming industry. We like to create beautiful games.

Demand Planner e Intermarket Supply Receiver Confectionary

Nestle
2 years
Nov 2009 - Sep 2011
Demand planner for the Confectionery Business (main brands: Perugina, Kit Kat, Lion, Smarties, Baci, Fitness), Supply Planner Intermarket (Kit Kat, Lion, Smarties, Fitness)

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Information Technology, Data & Telecom

Role experience

  • C-Level & Leadership
  • Finance

Expertise

  • Business Strategy
  • Scrum
  • Project Planning
  • Project Management
  • Project Coordination
  • Business Planning
  • Product Management
  • Business Process Improvement
  • Business Process Mapping
  • User Experience (UX)