Russell Cummer
Russell is the co-founder and CEO of Paidy, Japan’s first cardless checkout and instant credit for e-commerce service. He has been a fintech-focused entrepreneur in Asia for eight years. At the start of his career, Russell spent 7 years in financial markets, first as a member of the Merrill Lynch Global Equity Derivatives Strategy Group in Hong Kong and then as a proprietary-focused trader on the Asia Credit and Convertibles Trading desk at Goldman Sachs in Tokyo and Hong Kong. Russell was born in Singapore and grew up in Hong Kong and Canada.

Russell holds a B.Sc. in Physics from Imperial College London and an M.Sc. in Financial Mathematics from Stanford University.