Carol Realini, CEO | Obopay

Carol RealiniCarol Realini is the entrepreneur behind Obopay which has allowed customers to send and receive money through mobile phone SMS since 2005. Carol came out of retirement to pursue this opportunity in payments after traveling around the world and realizing the shift toward mobile.

Obopay was born out of an opportunity to use mobile phones to exchange money and extend beyond the traditional bank branch model. This has brought Carol and Obopay to the forefront of innovation in payments. With a continued focus on technology, Obopay is also drawing attention to building relationships to take their services to a larger number of consumers and prove to be what’s next in payments.

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Executive Bio: Carol Realini is an imaginative pioneer whose foresight and business acumen have changed the landscape of technology, and whose global vision is providing hope and a future for people in developing countries.
In 2008, Carol was named one of the 50 Top Women in Technology by Corporate Board Member magazine.
In 2007, Obopay was awarded the Frost & Sullivan Market Leadership Award for companies demonstrating best practices in a variety of regional and global markets and the Fierce Wireless Fierce 15 Award, bestowed on the “most innovative private companies set to take the industry to another level.”
Peppers and Rogers One-To-One Marketing Group named Carol a One-To-One Pioneer and McGraw Hill recognized her with a prestigious listing in the Top 100 Women in Computing.

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