Head of Risk Partnerships and Strategy, North America

Who we are

About Stripe

Stripe is a financial infrastructure platform for businesses. Millions of companies—from the world’s largest enterprises to the most ambitious startups—use Stripe to accept payments, grow their revenue, and accelerate new business opportunities. Our mission is to increase the GDP of the internet, and we have a staggering amount of work ahead. That means you have an unprecedented opportunity to put the global economy within everyone’s reach while doing the most important work of your career.

About the team

The Risk team is responsible for the health and success of Stripe’s approach to payment risks acoss credit, fraud, regulatory and the payments ecosystem. Within the Risk organization, the Partnerships Risk Strategy team drives sustained value and growth through risk partner alliances that strengthen and build trust in Stripe for our users.

What you’ll do

As the Head of Risk Partnerships & Strategy for North America, you will own the risk initiatives across payments, systematically making step-change improvements in the breadth and depth of Stripe’s risk management capabilities. You will build and execute a long-term strategy including 1) making the business decisions and policies around risk approaches 2) representing and negotiating our risk approach to payment partners, and 3) optimizing existing operational levers and building new ones.



  • Set the long-term strategy for Stripe’s North America Risk approach, in partnership with cross-functional stakeholders 
  • Be accountable for Stripe’s financial partnership relationships with NA Risk stakeholders and overall risk policy and business decisions
  • Drive the risk-related partnerships and product discussions with our most important NA financial partners to ensure that we have alignment on risk approaches and strategy
  • Develop and manage the processes necessary to allow the team to operate effectively, including team norms and culture; be a strong leader of our incredibly talented team
  • Be an evangelist for Risk across Stripe

Who you are

We’re looking for someone who meets the minimum requirements to be considered for the role. If you meet these requirements, you are encouraged to apply. The preferred qualifications are a bonus, not a requirement.

Minimum requirements

  • The vision and executional acumen to run a critical team with board-level responsibilities to mitigate billions in potential losses a year
  • An understanding and appreciation of product management, product data structures, and APIs
  • Experience managing a global team in a fast-paced company
, with the ability to recruit, manage, and mentor high performing individuals
  • The ability to represent Stripe effectively at the executive level with government agencies, and a wide range of external partners
  • The drive to flourish with minimal guidance; proactive and thrive in uncertain and ambiguous environments

Preferred qualifications

  •  General business management: Successfully built and managed the P&L of an expansive business

Office locations

New York

Remote locations

Remote in United States



Job type

Full time

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We look forward to hearing from you

At Stripe, we're looking for people with passion, grit, and integrity. You're encouraged to apply even if your experience doesn't precisely match the job description. Your skills and passion will stand out—and set you apart—especially if your career has taken some extraordinary twists and turns. At Stripe, we welcome diverse perspectives and people who think rigorously and aren't afraid to challenge assumptions. Join us.