Born and raised in Lima, Peru, Victor has been living in the US since 2009, more precisely in Miami, Florida. After a brief adventure in college soccer, Victor’s entire professional career has been in the payments industry, with no plans on changing course after 13 years. Victor has been involved with cryptocurrencies since 2016 through investing and mining and firmly believes crypto and blockchain-based applications are the perfect vehicle towards financial inclusion and financial independence in LatAm. Today, he’s part of the Worldpay from FIS Crypto & Web3 team. Worldpay is the world’s largest merchant acquirer, moving over $1.7 trillion per year across several industries. Supporting the crypto industry since 2014, Worldpay is now processing for 95% of the world’s leading crypto exchanges and is the #1 merchant acquirer for the crypto sector, coining the now popular industry term “card-to-crypto” over 5 years ago.