Our guest today is the Chief Operating Officer of Fundbox, Cetin Duransoy.
In this role, Cetin is responsible for managing and growing the core credit business, as well as building and expanding the company’s product platform.
Cetin joined Fundbox from Visa, where he served as the company’s Head of Global Installment Products and led a team of product managers, engineers, and technologists to build the next generation of payment products and solutions. During his tenure, Cetin oversaw the creation and development of the company’s installment payment ecosystem that enabled issuers to offer, and sellers to display, installment plans to cardholders, authoring the initial white paper and leading the program from conception to launch within three years.
He also designed loyalty and benefits products and solutions that increased customer engagement for issues and merchants.
Prior to joining Visa, Cetin spent 15 years at Capital One, where he held various leadership roles both in the credit card division and retail bank. In his last role at Capital One, he led the Small Business Lending and Deposits teams, where he was responsible for all aspects of the business and associated P&L. Prior to Capital One, Cetin held various engineering roles.
Cetin holds a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from METU, Turkey, and an MBA from the University of Maryland.
In This Conversation We Discuss:
- Defining yourself as a leader and understanding the leadership styles
- How to find the adaptive and entrepreneurial qualities in hiring opportunities
- How a new leader can help the senior staff manage the company changes without ruffling feathers
- What Cetin focused on and avoided in the first 90 days of a new employee
Connect with Cetin Duransoy: LinkedIn
Fundbox – https://fundbox.com
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