Cristina leads the business development team at Stripe, which focuses on strategic, platform and distribution partnerships that can bring Stripe to businesses worldwide and add value to the Stripe product experience. She has led partnerships with companies such as Facebook, Freshbooks, GoDaddy, Intuit, OpenTable, Pinterest, Twitter, Volusion and Xero.
Prior to Stripe, Cristina led business development for Pulse as the first employee and sole business development hire for over two years. In this role, she sourced and closed partnerships with hundreds of media organizations including The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, Fox News, Reuters, Bloomberg & BBC News. She also managed strategic marketing and distribution partnerships with carriers and OEMs including Amazon, AT&T, HTC, Verizon & Vodafone.
Cristina holds a bachelor's degree in Political Science, graduating with Honors in Ethics in Society from Stanford University.