Photo by Mimi Levy Lipis
Leo Lipis grew up in the Jewish community of Atlanta. After completing a Ph.D. in philosophy in New York, he turned his attention to semi-professional singing and management consulting and, later, to raising a family. After moving to Berlin in 2001, he founded his own consulting business specializing on payment processing strategy and technology. He serves clients throughout Europe and North America. Although he writes and speaks frequently for private and trade audiences, this is his first piece for a public audience. To find out more about his work, please visit his website.