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Gero Kummer

Head of Austria & Switzerland

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WHO IS Gero Kummer

Gero Kummer has been managing PayPal’s business activities in Austria and Switzerland since 2014. Prior to joining PayPal, he worked at eBay. He joined the online marketplace in 2009 managing merchant marketing for Germany. In 2011, his role was expanded to a European level. Prior to that, Gero Kummer worked at Thomson Reuters and Lansinoh Laboratories Inc. He has a Master degree in communication and media.


Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (Nasdaq: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 210 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom, enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.

Address: Abert-Einstein-Ring 2-6 - Kleinmachnow - 14532 (Germany)
Website: www.paypal.ch
Phone: +49 30 408 181 087

My Sessions

Customer Experience – Payments


How to enable sales associates’ effectiveness by establishing personal and real-time conversations with customers during the entire sales cycle with the use of Instant messaging platforms and bots  (Stefano Lena) Chatbots application in B2B environments: the Cat case study (Benoît Gaillard) How Payment enables Commerce: from Payment Button to Ecosystem (Gero Kummer)