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 36)
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 2
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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