[imageframe lightbox=”no” lightbox_image=”” style_type=”dropshadow” hover_type=”none” bordercolor=”” bordersize=”0px” borderradius=”0″ stylecolor=”” align=”left” link=”” linktarget=”_self” animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.1″ class=”” id=””][/imageframe]Brian Billingsley joined Klarna in 2014 as Chief Executive Officer of its North American presence. His responsibilities include business development initiatives and partnership opportunities that focus on revenue growth in the U.S. and Canada. Brian brings an extensive background in payments, retail loyalty solutions, and marketing.

Prior to joining Klarna, he served as the director of strategic business development and partnerships at Alliance Data, director in the Enterprise Strategy group of FIS, and as a consultant at eCom Advisors. He currently serves as an advisory board member to Better Finance (formerly BillFloat). Brian holds a bachelor’s degree from Ohio University.

Klarna recently launched in the United States with Overstock.com as its first major retail partner. Klarna is the only company worldwide to achieve the same conversion rates on mobile as retailers typically see on desktop, while assuming both fraud and chargeback risk for merchants. Its unique integrated payments model enables Klarna to streamline the checkout process on desktop and mobile to eliminate friction and customize real-time dynamic credit offerings for consumers.