SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Shopilly, Inc., an innovative visual shopping platform, announced today that Dickson Chu, an accomplished General Manager and innovative product builder, has joined the company's Board of Directors.
Mr. Chu has over 25 years of experience working at the intersection of financial services, customer insights and the strategic use of technology. Most recently he was Senior Vice President of Merchant Solutions at LivingSocial where he was charged with creating a new business unit.
Prior to that he was Managing Director, Digital Networks, in the newly created Citi business unit, Global Enterprise Payments. In this role, Mr. Chu had global responsibility for leading the development of new digital payments capabilities for mobile network operators and Internet companies delivering e-Commerce, m-Commerce and person to person payment services. He led Citi's efforts to create and launch Google Wallet.
Before joining Citi in April, 2010, Mr. Chu was Vice President of Global Product and Experience for PayPal Inc. where he led product strategy, development and user experience design for the millions of PayPal consumers and merchant customers around the world. He was part of the leadership team that created the merchant services business and served as General Manager for the PayPal Global Merchant Services from 2006-2008.
Mr. Chu has also held various senior management roles at companies such as I-Impact, Wells Fargo, CSC Index, and Yahoo, where he transformed PayDirect into an Internet based international money transfer service.
"We are delighted that Dickson has joined the Board of Directors at Shopilly," said CEO Anirban Datta. "Dickson is a thought- leader with deep experience in the eCommerce and payments industries. His strategic insight and track record of building exceptional businesses will be an invaluable asset as Shopilly undergoes rapid growth."
"I look forward to contributing to the realization of Shopilly's ambitions. Shopilly is a big idea with the potential to transform the way shoppers interact with brands and retailers," stated Mr. Chu. "Anirban has a compelling vision, the team has built a powerful platform and the business is ramping quickly."
Built on an intuitive and elegant user experience, Shopilly, Inc. (www.shopilly.com) streamlines and organizes multi-channel retailer communications across hundreds of brands and thousands of daily messages. Cutting through the clutter, Shopilly's visual platform presents a useful, easy and fun way to stay informed about brands, stores, offers and purchases. Shopilly was founded in 2012 and is based in San Jose, California.
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