SAN FRANCISCO -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Clinkle Corporation, a startup working to modernize how people transact, today announced the appointment of Mike Liberatore as chief financial officer. Liberatore has helped scale some of Silicon Valley’s biggest and most successful technology companies and brings 15 years of diverse corporate finance experience to Clinkle.
PayPal's Mike Liberatore joins Clinkle as CFO (Photo: Business Wire)
Liberatore joins the company from PayPal, where he served as senior director of large enterprise finance and the North America financial planning and analysis (FP&A) group. Earlier, Liberatore was based in Singapore and served as senior director of finance for Asia-Pacific, during which time he helped triple the APAC business over four years. Before PayPal, Liberatore worked at eBay in several roles, including director of corporate FP&A. Previously, Liberatore held a variety of financial positions at Adobe Systems, Intel Corporation, and Hewlett-Packard.
“Mike joins us from a world-class finance organization at eBay, and I’m confident that he’s capable of building the same thing here at Clinkle,” said Barry McCarthy, the company’s chief operating officer. “I expect Mike’s extensive domain experience and global tech perspective to help shape our business as we scale.”
“The recipe for success in this competitive market of mobile payments calls for breakthrough technology, an innovative vision, and brilliant leaders,” said Liberatore. “I’ve found that here at Clinkle, and I’m thrilled to join the team. I look forward to helping them change the payment industry.”
Clinkle is working to modernize the way people transact. Based in San Francisco, the company plans to introduce its payment platform in 2014. For additional information, visit www.clinkle.com. For employment opportunities, visit www.clinkle.com/team.