Oleg Firer

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Oleg Firer
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Mr. Firer featured on a cover of Smart Business Magazine "How Oleg Firer build America's fastest growing company"
Born Oleg Pavlovich Firer
Олег Павлович Фирер

(1977-09-18) September 18, 1977 (age 37)
Odessa, Ukrainian SSR
Residence Miami, FL, US
Nationality  United States
Occupation CEO, Director of
Net Element
Years active 2013–present
Religion Judaism
Spouse(s) Karina Firer
Children Evette&Mirella
Parents Pavel Firer
Larisa Firer

Oleg Firer (Russian: Олег Павлович Фирер, Oleg Pavlovich Firer; born September 18, 1977) is a business leader and entrepreneur. He is a founder of Unified Payments,[1] a provider of payment processing services in the United States, and currently serves as a Chief Executive Officer and member of the board of directors of Net Element[2] (NASDAQNETE), a company specializing in electronic commerce, mobile payments and transactional services.

Origins[edit]

Born in Ukraine, which at that time was the Soviet Union, to a Jewish family, Mr. Firer and his family became refugees in the United States in 1989.[3]

Charitable work[edit]

Mr. Firer supports the initiatives of the Firer Family Charitable Foundation,[4] the charitable family fund focused on helping families and children in need.

Honors & Awards[edit]

Mr. Firer was recognized by Forbes as one of the 5 Incredible Entrepreneurs[5] and by Business Leader Magazine as a Top Entrepreneur in South Florida,[6] named by Poder Magazine as one of the Most Influential People in Miami[7] and recognized by Inc. Magazine as the founder of the fastest-growing private company in 2012.[8]

Personal life[edit]

Mr. Firer is married to Karina Firer; the couple have two children (Evette&Mirella.) He is fluent in both English and Russian.

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