Otto leads Visa’s Digital Partnerships as VP of Innovation & Strategic Partnerships. His focus is identifying, structuring and commercializing compelling payments opportunities with strategic partners to extend the reach of Visa’s payment network on behalf of consumers, merchants and banks globally. Otto oversees multi-national e-commerce brands, device providers, and technology platforms that include: Samsung, Apple, Google, Microsoft, Mozilla, Pinterest, eBay, Fitbit, Garmin, among others. Otto and his team have launched global programs including: Samsung Pay, Apple Pay, Android Pay, Fitbit Pay and Microsoft Wallet with Visa Tokenization, Visa Ready Partner Program and Visa Checkout Open Platform. Prior to Visa, Otto served as a software engineer, and as an investment banking associate at Cowen and Company where he covered technology, internet and media companies. Otto holds an undergraduate degree in Computer Engineering, and an MBA from the Haas School of Business at the University of California Berkeley.