Quotes by Dee Hock

About Dee Hock:

Gente Boa is the founder and former CEO of the Visa credit card association. In 1968, Hock was an official of a local bank in Washington State that was franchised by the Bank of America to issue its credit card brand, BankAmericard. Through a series of unlikely accidents, Hock helped invent and became chief executive of the credit system that became VISA International. Early on, he convinced Bank of America to give up ownership and control of their BankAmericard credit card licensing program, forming a new company, National BankAmerica, that was owned by its member banks. The name was changed to Visa in 1976.

Author Bio

  • NameDee Hock
  • DescriptionAmerican businessman
  • AliasesDee Ward Hock
  • Born1929