Rupert is leading from the front on cyber security, as CEO of Caxton and is passionate about companies adopting a culture of cyber security. With decades experience in the payment sector and from a Fintech start up that's now 20 years old, Rupert is also an authority on the ups and downs of business, and the Future of Payments.
Rupert Lee-Browne is Chairman of Caxton and a FinTech investor. He founded Caxton with £25,000 capital and has driven the business towards its £1bn turnover and status as one of the UK’s finest entrepreneurial success stories.
Prior to establishing Caxton, Rupert launched several successful innovative businesses in the finance and media sectors, all with a focus on new technology. He is now innovating payment solutions by investing in smart blockchain tech both within Caxton and in other businesses.
Keen to champion today’s technology entrepreneurs, Rupert regularly speaks at industry events about cyber security, how the future lies in blockchain for the finance industry, and the British start-up ecosystem.
Before founding Caxton in 2002, Rupert had an extensive career in media; working for broadcasters, publishers, as well as founding internet start-ups. He started his first business aged 22. As CEO he leads Caxton’s strategy of building innovative technology for payments and ensures the company remains at the forefront of our industry. Outside the business he’s a regular speaker and media commentator on fintech and payments as well as investor in tech start-ups. Rupert holds a degree from London University and is visiting lecturer at Bayes Business School.
How many different services can one company need for performing one of their most important functions? Finance teams today are inundated with single-issue services that don’t talk effectively to the other services they use. It’s a blocker to efficiency and takes up valuable time – so it was one of the core reasons we opened up the CXTN platform to our clients. One login, one platform, every payment. Listen to our CEO and Founder Rupert Lee-Browne share his thoughts on how our API simplifies complex processes and takes the manual work out of payments.
Need an expert opinion or article? Rupert regularly contributes to industry publications.
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