John Lunn

John Lunn

John Lunn is the Founder and CEO of cloud payment orchestration platform Gr4vy. He is a technology and fintech entrepreneur with 21 years of experience working and investing in financial services, commerce enablement, e-payments, data, security and infrastructure. Lunn worked as the Director of Technology for six years at CyberSource, the world’s first payment service provider, which was sold to Visa for $2Bn in 2010. He then helped found Passmark Security which was sold to RSA Security in 2006.

In 2006, Lunn joined PayPal as the fourth employee in the UK (now 2,000+), where as Global Director of Developer and Startup Relations, he built and grew PayPal’s first Developer Relations team. In 2015, he was instrumental to the purchase of Braintree by PayPal and joined the team. In 2016, Lunn was part of the team that launched PayPal Ventures, the venture capital arm of PayPal, a $350m fund with backing from the Board. Lunn was a Board Observer for Dosh, Arkose, Raise, Acorns, Toss and many others.

How to Turn Payments Into an Upside for Consumers During an Economic Downturn

Today’s payment landscape is complex, from regulations to legacy infrastructures and more. Yet adding new payment methods means more than just turning one on at checkout. Factor in a U.S. economic downturn, and it’s no wonder merchants are hard pressed to deliver the payment options at checkout consumers demand. The upside? Despite the global economic…

How Merchants Can Take Charge of the Buying Experience

The continued growth of e-commerce worldwide, accelerated by the pandemic, has created a tug-of-war between supply and demand. Product shortages and delivery delays are a new reality, with supply chain disruptions costing organizations worldwide an average of $184 million per year. Online merchants in the middle of this tug-of-war struggle to control factors beyond their…

How to Grow and Thrive by Supporting New Payment Methods

As the world emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic, retailers are looking for ways to rebound and capitalize on pent-up demand for products and services. With more people opting to shop online than ever before, an obvious place to start is to make it easier for customers to buy. Unfortunately for retailers, the complexity involved in…