Serge Elkiner is Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of YellowPepper, an innovative company that provides mobile-banking and payment solutions across Latin America.Under Serge’s leadership, YellowPepper is revolutionizing the banking and payments industry by making mobile payments a reality. His unique vision is bearing fruit forging partnerships with major banks, financial institutions and business enterprises alike. Across the region, YellowPepper currently provides financial services to more than five million monthly users.
Elkiner continues revolutionizing the banking sector and creating alliances with banks, financial institutions and large companies. His latest product, Yepex, fills the gap in mobile payments in the subcontinent and already exceeds 30 million monthly transactions. Among the clients he works with are CitiGroup, Scotiabank, Banamex, BCP, Banco Pinchincha, Banco Agrario de Colombia, Banco Central de Ecuador and Diners Club International.
Before founding and becoming the CEO of Yellow Pepper, he was the Vice President of Business Development at Hellotech Technologies, a company dedicated to creating mobile applications for commerce. In parallel to the development of his company, he has been involved in other projects related to technologies. He was part of the board of directors of Karmaloo.com, an online platform dedicated to the sale of clothing, and of Leaf, a company focused on the development of collection systems using a tablet. In addition, he founded CorQuest Medical, a technology developer for cardiac surgery.
He is part of the eMerge Americas Innovation Advisory Council, a forum for the promotion of technological development established in Miami that organizes conferences, meetings and fairs to promote the exchange of innovative ideas.