We’re not what you think. We’re way more than you expect. As the world’s leading payments network, Visa is driving economic growth and improving lives by transforming the way the world pays. We are the brand that made electronic payments easy to use, secure, and literally everywhere you want to be.
Our mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, reliable and secure payment network - enabling individuals, businesses and economies to thrive. Because we believe that economies that include everyone, everywhere uplift everyone, everywhere. Our advanced global processing network, VisaNet, provides secure and reliable payments around the world, and is capable of handling more than 65,000 transaction messages a second. The company’s relentless focus on innovation is a catalyst for the rapid growth of connected commerce on any device, and a driving force behind the dream of a cashless future for everyone, everywhere. As the world moves from analog to digital, Visa is applying our brand, products, people, network and scale to reshape the future of commerce.
Industry: Tech; Finance
Number of Employees: 10,001+ employees
Year Founded: 1958
Universal acceptance for everyone, everywhere is not only Visa’s brand promise, it’s the foundation of our company culture. We are committed to cultivating an inclusive and diverse environment that supports the development and advancement of all. Our leadership principles drive accountability for the way we act and the way we lead. We proudly embrace individual differences and capabilities, recognize and celebrate accomplishments and talents regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, or sexual orientation.
We believe that an inclusive culture is a business imperative and essential for a diverse workforce to thrive. We are on a journey to end social injustice and racial inequality and we know it will take time and specific, deliberate and inclusive actions.
With our company promise founded upon inclusion, we committed to five actions to address racial injustice, and drive equality and inclusion. Through weeks of dialogue, and reflecting on the many ideas we established goals to drive lasting change through our people, our community and our company - Increase the number of employees from underrepresented groups at the vice president level and above in the U.S. by 50 percent in three years, and to increase the number of employees from underrepresented groups at all levels in the U.S. by 50 percent in five years.
Visa is committed to providing the tools and support you need to learn, grow and thrive.
At our Visa University campuses, you can take advantage of live teaching, online curriculum, and the 25,000+ online resources that will build knowledge and expertise and take advantage of a learning credit to take external courses.
Learning at Visa takes many forms. Visa invests in leadership development, and provides opportunities to build technical skills, payments industry expertise, and critical thinking, exposing employees to networking groups and executive mentors, and providing financial contributions for ongoing external education.
Visa provides educational reimbursement annually for employees to participate in external courses and training so your learning can extend outside the office.
With programs like GoShares and Mobilize for Growth, we help enable employees to develop skills and experiences by working on a project within or outside of their team.
With our Leadership Principles as our guide, we foster a culture of inclusive leadership at every level, where everyone is empowered as a leader and given the opportunity to positively contribute and influence change.
We take the task of cultivating a ready and able workforce seriously. Over the next five years, we pledged to create enhanced career opportunities for 14,500 individuals, including through increased apprenticeships and work-based learning programs, continuing education, on-the-job training and reskilling.
Make an Impact
We're on a mission to promote economic growth around the world, drive digital innovation, and do meaningful work that creates financial literacy and increases opportunities for millions of underserved people. We recently reached our goal to have 100 percent renewable electricity. We also helped launch industry-wide health and sustainability initiatives. Outside our four walls, we are using the power of our brand, our business and our network to help empower women’s economic advancement across the globe – supporting women entrepreneurs and female Black-owned business. Through Visa’s global Donation Matching program, Visa employees raised over $14M for 4,600 charities around the world in fiscal year 2020. This included $1.4M in June for organizations focused on supporting social justice and equality.
Meet Visa Employees
Dixie Hamilton Sr. Design Researcher, Visa User Experience
Dixie talks to end users and asks questions to make sure that Visa’s products are designed to help them accomplish what they need as easily as possible.
Michelle Hou Sr. Product Manager, Visa Direct
Michelle works on Visa’s product strategy for Visa Direct, a payment solution that can help businesses and individuals move money to billions of endpoints worldwide. She is helping to shape one of the most forwardlooking product segments of their business.
Titilope Animashaun Sr. Cybersecurity Engineer
Titilope works across technology at Visa to ensure the company has the right built-in security architecture and controls to protect their global payments network and billions of users from attacks.
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