Our journey

Pismo is a technology company providing a complete processing platform for payments and banking. Large banks, marketplaces, and fintechs already use our cloud-native microservices platform. Our clients are launching next-generation solutions while migrating their legacy systems onto the most advanced platform in the market.

Our cloud-based platform empowers teams to build fast and companies to launch rapidly, scaling as they grow to have a broader audience while keeping high security and availability standards.

Pismo was founded in 2016 by experienced entrepreneurs and techies. We are a global company headquartered in São Paulo, Brazil, with offices in the United States and the United Kingdom. We believe we can impact people’s lives positively all over the globe through our core values and our cutting-edge solution.

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Pismo core values

Total trust philosophy

Minimum friction experience

State of-the-art technology

Challenge the status quo

Pismo Leadership

Ricardo Josua

Founder, CEO

Ricardo Josua

Founder, CEO

Ricardo started his career in 1996, working for Credit Suisse in the M&A team. Pismo is the fourth successful startup he has co-founded.

Daniela Binatti

Founder, CTO

Daniela Binatti

Founder, CTO

Tech professional with 25+ years of experience, Daniela leads the development of Pismo's platform for payments and banking.

Juliana Motta

Founder, CPO

Juliana Motta

Founder, CPO

With 20+ years of experience in the payments industry, Juliana leads Pismo's products management team.

Marcelo Parise

Founder, VP of Engineering

Marcelo Parise

Founder, VP of Engineering

Marcelo leads Pismo's engineering team to build our cloud-native platform. He has 25+ years of experience in technology companies.

Vishal Dalal

CEO (USA, Europe and Asia)

Vishal Dalal

CEO (USA, Europe and Asia)

Vishal leads Pismo’s international expansion from our UK office. He is a former McKinsey partner with 23+ years of experience in banking.

Luciana Inumaru

Chief People Officer

Luciana Inumaru

Chief People Officer

Luciana has 16+ years of experience in human resources. In Pismo, she has hired and helped onboard more than 100 new employees.

Leonardo Carmona

CISO

Leonardo Carmona

CISO

Carmona has 20+ years of experience building security and business continuity operations at several large banks in five countries.

Débora Fortes

CMO

Débora Fortes

CMO

Débora creates marketing strategies to support our global expansion. She has 25+ years of experience in PR, journalism, and marketing.

We are supported by experienced investors

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Our team

Pismo has a growing team of almost 200 highly skilled professionals working from several countries. Their mission is to challenge the status quo every day, building a new era of payments and banking.

Ana Dias

Thiago Cruz

Fernando Vasconcelos

Camila Amorim

Luigi Martins

Cacau Azevedo

Dani Ortiz

Andressa Bezerra

Carlos Bragato

Guilherme Chaddad

Ubirajara Aguiar

Bruno Zaccaria

Mari Yamanaka

José Filipe Lyra

André Cunha

Henrique Otávio

Michelle Giavoni

Victor Santos

Kauan Piancente

Leonardo Silva