A leading expert with over 15 years experience in the payments industry, Pieter van der Does was CCO before co-founding Adyen in 2006. Since then Adyen has grown from a startup into a global operation, averaging double-digit annual growth since 2007. Prior to Adyen Pieter was Chief Commerce Officer at Bibit, building the payment service providerinto a global player before it was acquired by the Royal Bank of Scotland in 2004, after which he served on the board until 2006. Adyen has been chosen by the world's largest merchants as their preferred omni-channel payment processing partner and acquirer and as CEO Pieter continues to build his team and the company to be the center of international commerce. Widely considered a visionary in payments, Pieter makes sure that Adyen delivers quality of service to merchants worldwide. Pieter holds a Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Amsterdam and was elected Entrepreneur of the year by EY in 2013.