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At a Glance

Uppers

"Intense, dynamic, challenging and creative" culture

Downers

Long hours - "they have unrealistic expectations with respect to time"

About Visa Inc.

Visa is a global payments technology company that connects consumers, businesses, banks & governments, enabling them to use digital currency and leave cash and checks behind. While Visa is a globally recognized brand, many people do not understand what the firm does, and it is commonly mistaken for a financial services company or a credit card company. In fact, the firm is one of the leaders in the payments tech industry–a status that leads the firm to describe itself as "a tech company that has been disrupting the payments industry for nearly 60 years."

History

Visa is at the center of a cashless revolution that has been more than 55 years in the making, and which dates back to to 1958, when Bank of America launched the BankAmericard, the first card with a "revolving credit" feature. Visa went public in 2008, raising $19.7 billion--the NYSE's largest-ever IPO until it was surpassed by Alibaba in 2015. The firm is listed on the NYSE under the symbol 'V', and continues to be a leader in the payments technology industry,  with majority market share and breakthrough technologies in the digital payments landscape.

Visa Inc.

900 Metro Center Boulevard
Foster City, CA 94404
Phone: (650) 432-3200

Stats

Employer Type: Public
Stock Symbol: V
Stock Exchange: NYSE
CEO: Charles W. Scharf
2015 Employees (All Locations): 11,000

Major Office Locations

Almaty
American Fork
Amman
Ashburn
Auckland
Austin
Bangalore
Bangkok
Beijing
Belfast
Bellevue
Bilbao
Bogota
Boulder
Brasilia
Brookfield
Cairo
Cape Town
Caracas
Casablanca
Charlotte
Denver
Dubai
Foster City
Guangzhou
Gurgaon (New Delhi)
Ho Chi Minh City
Hong Kong
Jakarta
Johannesburg
Karachi
Kiev
Kigali
Kuala Lampur
Lagos
Lima
Melbourne
Mexico City
Miami
Moscow
Mumbai
Nairobi
New York
Paris
Philippines
Reading
Riyadh
San Francisco
Santiago
Sao Paulo
Seoul
Shanghai
Singapore
Sydney
Taipei
Tokyo
Toronto
Washington, DC
Wilmington
Yokohama

Major Departments & Practices

Technology
Product
Sales
Processing
Client Support Services
Corporate Strategy
Marketing & Corporate Relations
Risk
Finance
Human Resources
Legal