Harold Montgomery

Advisory Council Member
Harold Montgomery

Harold Montgomery is the Managing Director of Wirex USA, an app that allows users to buy sell and manage their crypto currency holdings. He has been CEO of seven companies throughout his career, including MoneyOnMobile, an electronic payment processing company with operations in the US and India. He led MoneyOnMobile’s growth, making it India’s largest cell phone-based payment network. Montgomery has 30 years' experience in the transaction processing business, scaling, growing and funding companies and is a widely known industry authority, speaker at regional and national trade shows, and writer for industry journals. He has been a resource for the Federal Reserve Bank Card Payment Center in Philadelphia and has testified before Congress as an expert witness on credit card legislation. Montgomery is a native of Dallas, Texas. He received his BA (1982) and MBA (1985) degrees from Stanford University. He has served on numerous Boards including the Communities Foundation of Texas and St. Mark’s School of Texas. He has served as President of the Dallas Committee on Foreign Relations and Young Audiences of Greater Dallas. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations in New York, and Young Presidents’ Organization since 1991. Harold is lucky enough to be married to Kaysie Montgomery. Their daughter, Molly, and son, Philip,  both attended Stanford and graduated in 2018 and 2020 respectively. He is an active outdoorsman, including hunting, fishing and birdwatching.