Rafael Melo co-founded the companies behind the greater Crypto.com brand in June 2016 and serves as the CFO of the Crypto.com group, Mr. Melo built his career in finance in a variety of industries including aerospace, payments, and e-commerce.
Mr. Melo previously was the Regional Finance Director for the Asia Pacific region for Embraer, aBrazilian aerospace conglomerate listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Thereafter, he joined Mastercard as the CFO of one of Mastercard’s wholly-owned subsidiaries, Mobile Payment Solutions. After 3.5 years at Mastercard, Mr. Melo joined Ensogo in July 2014 as its CFO before leaving the company in founding the companies behind Crypto.com
Mr. Melo is a CPA, holds a Finance MBA degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, the largest federal university in Brazil