Financial Inclusion

Stephen Slattery, Vice President, Business Development Americas, Ding
Running Time:45:00 minutes
Event Date(s)
2:45 PM
Friday, November 9
FinTech Breakout

Ding was founded to change billions of lives by accelerating mobile access. As the number one international mobile top-up platform in the world, Ding has been keeping people connected since 2006, when it launched this first-of-a-kind service. Today, Ding’s users have successfully sent over 300 million top-ups globally, via the app, online at Ding.com, and in-store at over 600,000+ retail outlets worldwide.

The number of prepaid mobile phones is growing and now accounts for 76% of the world’s five billion phones, with one quarter offline and in need of top-up at any one time – highlighting the need for Ding’s frictionless and instant mobile top-up. In fact, Ding delivers a top-up every second, via 500+ operators, across 140+ countries – helping families and friends around the world to stay connected.

Ding is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, and has regional offices in Barcelona, Bucharest, Dhaka, Dubai, New Jersey, Miami, Paris, and San Salvador. Ding’s culturally diverse team of more than 200 people reflects our commitment to delivering cutting-edge, potentially life-changing technology to developed and emerging markets alike.

Stephen Slattery, Vice President, Business Development Americas, Ding
Stephen joined Ding in 2010 and brings over 15 years international sales and distribution experience. Prior to joining Ding, Stephen worked in Europe and China building distribution channels in Africa, Asia, Europe and The Middle East. Before joining as Vice President for the Americas region, Stephen led expansion in The Middle East from Ding’s Dubai office, launching new product channels across the region. Stephen was also in charge of mobile carrier partnerships, instrumental in growing Ding`s direct carrier relationships in Africa and Asia. In his current role, Stephen is focused on developing Ding`s retail distribution across the Americas region.