Consultant, Digial Payments
Consumer as the centre of the sales ecosystem

About Masha Cilliers
Masha Cilliers has buit a a successful career in the payments industry over the past 20 years. More specifically from early 2000s she has focused in the online and mobile commerce sectors, where she has a proven record in developing regional and cross-border payment business across many verticals and channels. Masha started consulting in 2012 and has delivered strategy and product consultancy for a number of large international merchants, fintech startups and payment companies.

Prior to formally becoming a consultant, Masha played key strategic management roles at DataCash, GlobalCollect and CyberSource where she established and grew many new areas of new digital payments business. Previously to that Masha spent five years at Microsoft where she oversaw the development of electronic and mobile payments for the company’s online sales platform in Europe and provided strategic direction and innovation for the region. Masha’s foundation in the payments industry was established over ten years at Visa International where she was driving business development in CEMEA region and subsequently product strategy and sales of smart card programmes and online commerce.