Artem Sokol is the Global Head of Strategic Partnerships at AZA Finance, an international fintech company that is accelerating economic growth in Africa through its best-in-class foreign exchange, payments, settlement and treasury services, blockchain & crypto.

As a career fintech and e-commerce executive, Artem leads the company’s international sales, partnerships, marketing and account management teams. Before joining AZA Finance, Artem was Head of Partnerships at Payoneer, b2b payment service provider for cross-border digital business, where he developed business in the European region by creating strong e-commerce, partnerships and banking infrastructure in more than 20 countries across Europe.

Artem brings 15+ years of experience in business development and marketing to AZA Finance, with previous senior roles at leading SaaS, fintech and media companies, and has launched startups in partnership with major brands such as UBER and Google.