Vazquez has served as Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Progreso Financiero, soon to be known as Oportun, a financial services company serving the needs of the growing Hispanic market, since 2012.
Previously, Vazquez served as Executive Vice President of Global E-commerce at Wal-Mart Stores Inc. in 2011 and as Executive Vice President and President of Wal-Mart West at Wal-Mart Stores Inc. from 2010 to 2011. He served as Chief Executive Officer of Walmart.com from 2007 to 2010, where he oversaw all day-to-day operations and focused on providing multi-channel options for customers, and held other positions at Wal-Mart since 2002, including in marketing and operations.
Before joining Wal-Mart, Vazquez worked at startup companies within the e-commerce industry. He also spent several years at a boutique consulting firm that specializes in competitive strategy for Fortune 100 firms, and as an industrial engineer at Baxter Healthcare. Vazquez has been selected to Fortune’s “40 under 40” on two occasions.
2012 - Current (almost 5 years)
Board & Advisor Roles (2)Update
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|May 30, 2016||Indus Business Line (IN) Home - Moving money for workers on the move|
|May 24, 2016||Channel News Asia - Tech - Financial tech startups compete for overlooked US immigrant market|
|Jun 20, 2014||FinSMEs - Progreso Financiero Undiscloses $47M Round Raised in August 2013|
|Jul 25, 2013||Bloomberg - Wal-Mart Family Bankrolls a Lender That Targets Hispanics|
|Dec 8, 2011||TechCrunch - Moms Love Daily Deals: Plum District Raises $20 Million, Acquires Chatterfly & DoodleDeals|