How to master strategic thinking: Rita Liu, CCO of Mode (Ex Alipay UK CEO)
Rita Liu shares her inspiring career journey from becoming the CEO of fintech giant Alipay UK, and making the bold move into her current role as Chief Commercial Officer of the UK fintech start-up Mode.
Rita is an experienced business leader and regarded as one of the most influential females leaders in fintech. Initially responsible for driving partnerships with major Chinese banks during her 10-years with Alipay, Rita held various senior roles in Asia, the US and Europe, before being named Head of Canada in 2018, which involved building the firms business and strategy from scratch there.
We delve into how to master strategic thinking and finding the balance between strategy and execution, as well as some other significant learns going from a multi-national business, into a start-up environment. “Try…fail…and then improve”