Osama leads GoDaddy’s rapidly growing commerce division in building seamless payments and commerce solution for GoDaddy’s millions of everyday entrepreneurs.
An Egyptian-American entrepreneur and investor with a deep passion for improving lives through technology, Osama has spent the last two decades pioneering consumer internet, digital commerce and better payments experiences.
Before joining GoDaddy in 2021, Osama founded and was the CEO of Poynt, an connected commerce operating system that enables small businesses with technology superpowers. Prior to founding Poynt, Osama served as Vice President of Payments and founder of Google Wallet. Prior to Google, he spent nine years running product and engineering at PayPal, building and scaling much of what made them a household name. He has also held engineering leadership roles at eBay, Gateway Computers and AT&T Wireless. Osama actively invests and advises many fintech start-ups mainly through his investment partnership at NYCA partners.