Marc is the CEO & Founder of Openbucks, an innovative alternative payment company based in the Silicon Valley and Los Angeles, which enables consumers to pay cash at over 75,000 retail locations (Subway, CVS, Shell, Burger King, etc) for purchases made online.
He brings to Openbucks over 19 years of industry experience in the fields of prepaid, stored value, payments and card manufacturing. Prior to moving to the United States, Marc was an early player in the smart card industry in France. In 1998 he started Card USA, which has become the go-to-resource for manufacturing and managing the production of gift cards, loyalty cards, and stored-value cards. Card USA, under his management, grew to become one of the ten largest producers of gift cards and prepaid phone cards.
Today, Marc is interested in using card and payment technologies to solve problems for the billions of citizens of the world who do not have bank accounts or access to a credit card. He founded Openbucks to address this need. Consumers can now make safe and easy payments online, using the gift cards of major retailers or paying at one of their brick and mortar stores. Marc has a Masters Degree in Physics and Mathematics from Pierre & Marie Curie University in Paris.