Zahir Khoja is the General Manager for Afterpay North America, the leading retail installment payments innovator and one of the fastest growing global fintech companies.
With more than 20 years of experience in sales, Zahir comes to Afterpay from Mastercard where he served as the Executive Vice President, Global Merchant Solutions and Partnerships from 2017-2021. In this capacity, Zahir was responsible for developing and executing solutions that enabled new growth opportunities for stakeholders such as acquirers, merchants, consumers, government and other ecosystem partners through the use of innovative payment solutions and enhanced consumer experiences.
Zahir joined Mastercard in 2012 as the Chief Executive Officer for Mobile Payment Solutions (MPS), a joint venture between Mastercard and SMART Hub Inc. where he was responsible for deploying mobile solutions in Brazil, Argentina, Egypt, Indonesia, Philippines, India and Turkey. In 2015, Zahir relocated to Dubai to lead the Middle East and Africa Market Development team for Mastercard.