PayPal appoints new exec VP and CIO

PayPal has announced it is appointing Archana Deskus as executive vice president and chief information officer (CIO).

Deskus joins PayPal from Intel, where she has been senior vice president and chief information officer since 2020.

Since 2003 and prior to Intel, she held CIO roles at Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Baker Hughes, Ingersoll Rand, Timex and United Technologies.

The new CIO will be responsible for overseeing the company’s global information technology operations and report to PayPal president and chief executive Dan Shulman.

“As we expand the scope of our services and relevance in the lives of our customers, we are excited that Archie Deskus will be joining PayPal’s leadership team as CIO,” said Schulman. “Archie is a highly accomplished technology executive with deep expertise in delivering operating excellence and business value through the successful execution of strategic IT initiatives.

“She will accelerate our work to optimise our internal technology processes and systems, ensuring we continue to have the most modern, secure, reliable and scalable technology foundation.”

    Share Story:

Recent Stories

New Business Frontiers
FStech’s Mark Evans discusses the future of financial services with Liu Jianning of Huawei, covering the limitations that current thinking can impose, how financial institutions can embrace technology to be both agile and resilient, and making space for the organisation to focus on the job of creating innovative business models and on delivering business value for their customers.

The Future of Intelligent Finance
FStech Group Editor Mark Evans sits down with Jason Cao, President of Global Financial Services Business Unit, Enterprise BG at Huawei ahead of its Intelligent Finance Summit which was held on 3rd and 4th of June in Shanghai. This Q&A delves into key trends in digital transformation of the financial services industry as well as a look at how data, robotic infrastructure, intelligent storage and innovative technologies are shaping the future for FSIs.

Cracking down on fraud
In this webinar a panel of expert speakers explored the ways in which high-volume PSPs and FinTechs are preventing fraud while providing a seamless customer experience.