In the fall of 2007, Peter Ciurea was named Chief Technology Officer of Visa Inc. The Technology Office is responsible for the development and management of Visa Inc. technology strategy and planning. This includes application planning, architecture, and development.
In October 2005, Ciurea was named senior vice president and chief technology officer of Inovant, a Visa Solutions Company—IT subsidiary of Visa USA. Prior to that, Ciurea was the vice president of Processing Products, Information Management which is comprised of products and services that provide Visa with differentiation of Visa’s branded product set. His responsibilities included Commercial Information Management, Consumer Information Management, Platform Services, and Information Stewardship. Under his leadership and collaborative efforts, Visa successfully developed the information management solutions that transform Visa’s transaction processing environment into a delivery channel for enhanced payment services.
While in Commercial Solutions for Visa USA, Ciurea was responsible for technology product development and management for the large corporate, middle market, public sector, small business, and business-to-business e-commerce segments. This included overseeing the technology product lines: Visa Information Management, Visa Information Source, Visa Commerce, Visa Fleet, and various other information-based products.
Prior to joining Visa in 1998, Mr. Ciurea held a variety of technology roles at Kaiser Permanente, SAIC and AST.