Mr. Alfred F. Kelly, Jr., also known as Al, has been the Chief Executive Officer of Visa Inc. since December 1, 2016. Mr. Kelly served as the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of the 2014 NY/NJ Super Bowl Host Company from April 2011 to August 2014. Mr. Kelly served as the Chief Executive Officer and President at Intersection Co. from March 2016 to October 2016. He served as the President and Head of Global Consumer Group at American Express Company from
Visa Inc. (/ˈviːzə/ or /ˈviːsə/) is an American multinational financial services corporation headquartered in Foster City, California, United States. It facilitates electronic funds transfers throughout the world, most commonly through Visa-branded credit cards and debit cards. Visa does not issue cards, extend credit or set rates and fees for consumers; rather, Visa provides financial institutions with Visa-branded payment products that they then use to offer credit, debit, prepaid and cash-access programs to their customers. In 2008, according to The Nilson Report, Visa held a 38.3% market share of the credit card marketplace and 60.7% of the debit card marketplace in the United States. In 2009, Visa’s global network (known as VisaNet) processed 62 billion transactions with a total volume of $4.4 trillion.
Visa has operations across India, Australia, Oceania, Asia-Pacific, North America, Central and South America, the Caribbean, Western Europe, Central and Eastern Europe, Africa and Middle East. Visa Europe is a separate membership entity that is an exclusive licensee of Visa Inc.'s trademarks and technology in the European region, issuing cards such as Visa Debit and Visa Credit.