Markus Braun has been Member of the Management Board at Wirecard since 2002. Today, he is CEO and CTO as well as principal shareholder. In this position, he turned the former startup into an international payment service provider that entered the DAX in 2018. Analysts refer to him as the “Innovative Mind of Wirecard” or as “Mr. Fintech” He founded the subsidiary Wirecard Asia Pacific in 2007. In 2015, the mobile payment solution Boon was launched via smartphone. One year later, the North American marked was entered with the takeover of Citi Prepaid Card Services. Previously to his career in the fintech sector, the Austrian worked in the consulting industry.