Ruta Julius

Job Title:
Strategic bank partnership management
Meet Ruta Julius

For more than a decade now, Ruta has worked across every payment industry sector touchpoint from insight through to execution. Occupying the space between financial technology, card acquiring and banks, Ruta combines her consulting and client experience to bridge the gaps between Customer, Business and Technology. Ruta joined Elavon in 2016 and currently leads Elavon’s Bank channel.

Elavon is a payment processing provider able to facilitate the acceptance of card and other non-cash payments. Over 1700 financial institutions around the world partner with Elavon to deliver fast, reliable payment solutions. We put your customers and your reputation first, and are designed for the needs of large international corporations and innovative start-ups alike.


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We ask Ruta Julius the following questions

Why should banks focus on SME Banking?

Historically, SME Banking was not prioritised, resulting in limited products and solutions for this sector.

What potential do you see for Open Banking and PSD2 (and its equivalents in other regions) to drive new possibilities for SME banking?

Open Banking and PSD2 will drive partnerships in Finance sector, bringing new technologies focusing on SME business, adopting to their needs and helping them thrive.