Google Wallet Co-Founder Rob von Behren Joins Braintree

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Growing mobile commerce and payments platform Braintree has announced that Rob von Behren has joined the company as lead engineer for its San Francisco office.

Von Behren is widely considered as a pioneer in the mobile payments space having co-founded Google Wallet and most recently working as an engineer with Square. He will help to Braintree’s one-touch mobile payment solution Venmo.

“Rob is among a handful of the very best engineers in mobile and he will help us to continue leading the way in mobile commerce innovation,” said Bill Ready, CEO, Braintree. “The best online and mobile commerce experiences run on Braintree because we have exceptional engineers like Rob building the payments tools they’d want to use for their own applications.”

“Joining Braintree gives me the opportunity to solve real problems companies and people face when transacting online and on mobile devices,” said Rob von Behren, lead engineer, Braintree. “Braintree’s approach to mobile is spot-on with the vision I have imagined for the future of payments. It’s exciting to be part of realizing the potential.”

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