Visa plans to open new Technology and Product Hub in Poland
Visa Inc. (NYSE:V), a global leader in digital payments, today announced that it plans to open a new global Technology and Product Hub in Poland. The Hub will house as many as 1,500 new tech and product hires over the next few years, as Visa invests worldwide to support its 24/7 development model for innovation and drives continued rapid growth in digital commerce and payments.
“Poland’s highly skilled workforce and vibrant IT sector make it an ideal location for us to recruit and collaborate with partners and businesses to develop new payment solutions,” said Rajat Taneja, President, Technology, Visa. “The next wave of our product and innovation roadmap is even more exciting as we focus on the next generation of AI, cybersecurity and the resilience and availability of our network for all who depend on it.”
Poland will serve as Visa’s fifth major strategic global Technology and Product Hub. As a growing location for top technology talent, it builds on Visa’s commitment to innovation and investment in the European region, and in Poland, in particular. Visa will find new ways to harness emerging talent in the region, accelerate product development and innovate at scale to bring value to consumers, clients, buyers and sellers around the world.
“As a global company that does business in more than 200 countries and territories, it is important to us to invest in local talent, creating regional tech hubs that allow us to serve our global customer base better than ever before,” said Charlotte Hogg, CEO, Visa, Europe.
Visa has been operating in Poland since 1995. The first payment card in Poland was a Visa card and since the early digital days, Visa innovations have underpinned many of the ways that consumers and merchants pay and are paid.