Paris Blockchain Week 2024


Christian Rau


Senior Vice President Fintech and Crypto Enablement Europe


Since April 2022 Christian Rau holds the position of Senior Vice President Crypto and Fintech Enablement for Mastercard in Europe. In close cooperation with European and global account and product teams and our customers and partners he works on designing and deploying innovative digital payment propositions. Heading the Central European Product Team between 2015 and 2019 he was responsible for the introduction of Debit Mastercard in Germany and Switzerland. Subsequently he led the Mastercard Vienna office as General Manager for the Austrian Market. Christian joined Mastercard in 2012 after having held positions in the telecommunication and banking sector.