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Charles Tsang joins Pinwheel as Head of Marketing

Pinwheel Team

December 9, 2021

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Today, Pinwheel, the leading payroll connectivity platform, is proudly announcing the addition of Charles Tsang as the company’s Head of Marketing.

Charles has robust experience across payments, fintech, crypto, and enterprise marketing. In his most recent role, Charles spent nearly six years at Visa, the world’s leader in digital payments, leading key global product marketing strategies, beginning with scaling the Visa Developer Platform, to launching their fintech and crypto efforts. Specifically, Charles led marketing efforts to launch Visa’s Fintech Fast Track program and Visa Partner, their digital onboarding portal, globally and expand Visa’s approach in the crypto and digital currencies space. During his time at Visa, Charles collaborated with leading fintechs like Chime and Nium, as well as crypto companies such as Circle, and  He was also instrumental in spearheading product marketing and thought leadership efforts for Visa’s emerging suite of crypto solutions and establishing Visa as the leading payment network partner for crypto exchanges. Charles also previously held senior strategy and operations positions at Hewlett Packard Enterprise and was a strategy consultant at Monitor Deloitte.  

“Charles is joining the company at a significant time for Pinwheel. This year alone we just raised our Series A, doubled our headcount, saw an 11x in revenue, opened a New York City office, and continued working with and onboarding notable fintechs,” said Kurtis Lin, co-founder, and CEO. “ We’re excited to have Charles on board to drive the marketing around the launch of new products, partnerships, and other initiatives that will support our mission of creating a fairer financial system by unlocking access to payroll systems.”

“I’ve been so impressed by Pinwheel and their mission. They have a best-in-class tech team and a payroll connectivity platform that will have a profound impact on enabling underserved consumers to gain equitable access to financial services.” said Tsang. “I’m thrilled about the opportunity to lead marketing at Pinwheel, help solidify their leadership in this space, and bring my expertise to continue to extend the value of our platform to the fintech and crypto ecosystem.”  

Charles’ appointment as the company’s first Head of Marketing follows the recent addition of the company’s first Chief Information Security Officer and VP of Engineering.

Welcome to Pinwheel, Charles!