Dock Strengthens Board with Leaders from Top Payments and Tech Companies

LatAm fintech adds executives from Airbnb Payments, Billtrust, and Globant to its Board of Directors

SÃO PAULO--()--Dock, an innovator in financial technology infrastructure across Latin America, announced the expansion of its Board of Directors with the appointment of three leaders from top global publicly traded companies. The new board members are Sam Shrauger, Global Head of Payments, Chairman and CEO of Airbnb Payments Inc. at Airbnb (NASDAQ: ABNB), Mark Shifke, Chief Financial Officer at Billtrust (NASDAQ: BTRS), and Patricia Pomies, Chief Operating Officer at Globant (NYSE: GLOB).

“Our new board members are leaders, pioneers and innovators in the fintech, payments and technology sectors, with experience in product design, finance and operations,” says Antonio Soares, CEO and Dock board member. “Dock is at a pivotal growth stage, and we’re thrilled to add their expertise to our brain trust. Their perspective will be critical to consolidating our leading position in Latin America.”

  • Sam Shrauger, Global Head of Payments, Chairman and CEO Airbnb Payments Inc. at Airbnb: Sam Shrauger brings deep subject matter expertise in global and domestic payment systems, payment network architectures and functions, and digital and mobile payment solutions. Prior to joining Airbnb, Mr. Shrauger served in product leadership positions at Visa and PayPal.
  • Mark Shifke, Chief Financial Officer at Billtrust: As CFO of Billtrust, one of the leading cloud-based software and integrated payment processing solutions in U.S., Mark Shifke brings an expertise in corporate finance for the modern payment processor. Mr. Shifke has over 35 years of experience, previously serving as CFO of Green Dot, Managing Director of M&A and Corporate Finance Advisory at J.P. Morgan, and serving as a VP at Goldman Sachs.
  • Patricia Pomies, Chief Operating Officer at Globant: Patricia Pomies is an accomplished operations specialist with extensive experience in the information technology and services industry. Ms. Pomies is an expert in turning strategy into actionable goals for performance and growth. She leads organization-wide goal setting, performance management, and annual operating planning.

In addition to the new members, Dock’s Board includes Antonio Soares, CEO of Dock, Alexandre Porto, Principal at Riverwood Capital, Joaquim Lima, Partner at Riverwood Capital and Francisco Ribeiro, Partner at AcNext Capital.

Today’s announcement coincides with a period of accelerated momentum for Dock. Last month, the company, which has become one of the first companies in Latin America to offer a complete technology portfolio for the digital payments and banking-as-a-service markets, announced a major rebrand from “Conductor” to Dock.

For more information, visit Dock at, CrunchBase and on LinkedIn.

About Us

Dock is a leading provider of modern financial technology infrastructure in Latin America. Dock unlocks business value, innovation, and scalability for its customers by integrating card issuing, acquiring, and banking-as-a-service on one comprehensive platform. Dock’s modular solutions enable mission-critical processes that accelerate a company’s ability to bring new digital payments and banking services to market. The end result is a wider array of innovative products, greater consumer access to financial services, and improved customer experiences.

Dock powers 38 million active accounts through its cloud-based platform that reduces the operational and regulatory burden on clients while offering other valuable tools through its partner ecosystem. Dock works closely with customers to select and integrate the services to lower time to market and maximize business outcomes.

Dock was originally created by Conductor in 2018. Following the acquisition of Muxi in 2020, all Conductor’s brands are unified under the revamped Dock brand. For more information, visit Dock at, CrunchBase and on LinkedIn.


Roberta Brum
55 11 9 8652 6419


Roberta Brum
55 11 9 8652 6419