Will Graylin – Chairman & CEO – OV Loop

Will Graylin – Chairman & CEO – OV Loop


Mr. Graylin is an innovator and entrepreneur, having founded 6 high-tech ventures, been an executive leader and board member for Fortune 500 companies, a military officer, and is an active philanthropist. He is currently the Chairman and CEO of OV Loop, Inc., a super-app platform (think WeChat for the U.S.) providing private Web3 wallets for people to control, use and monetize their data, and omnichannel POS tools for brands to better convert & retain customers.

Mr. Graylin is also CEO of Indigo Technologies, with patented Robotic Wheels breakthrough to deliver a whole new class of smoother, roomier and more affordable light EVs for sustainable urban mobility.

Prior to OV Loop and Indigo, Mr. Graylin was Global Co-GM of Samsung Pay after Samsung acquired his company LoopPay. He helped launch Samsung Pay with LoopPay’s patented MST technology embedded in billions of smartphones for universally accepted Tap & Pay experiences.

Mr. Graylin also founded ROAM Data, the world’s largest white label supplier of Square-like mPOS solutions, which enabled millions of merchants around the world to accept payment cards (ROAM was acquired by Ingenico); Prior to ROAM, Mr. Graylin founded: WAY Systems, the world’s first pocket-sized mobile point-of-sale provider (acquired by Verifone); and EntitleNet, a security software company (acquired by BEA Systems/later Oracle).

Mr. Graylin recently served on the Board of Synchrony Financials (NYSE: SYF, largest private label credit card issuer in America) with a 7-year tenure. He is also currently an investor/director/mentor to several high-tech startups. He is serving as Chairman of Global Unites (non-profit youth movement for conflict transformation in 13 countries) and supports ROCA (serving high-risk young men and women in 21 communities in the U.S.)

Mr. Graylin immigrated to the U.S. from China at the age of 12, he earned two Bachelors degrees from the University of Washington (Electrical Engineering Computer Science/EECS and Chinese Linguistics), and earned two Masters degrees from MIT (MS EECS and MS Business), and is currently a Connection Science Fellow with MIT Media Lab, and teaches part-time at MIT on Fintech Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Mr. Graylin has numerous patents on payments, security and voice-powered communications.

His service to his country includes 6 years as a U.S. Nuclear Submarine Officer, and his family continues this tradition with two sons in the United States Naval Academy.