Why did Avangate acquire 2Checkout? Were there challenges you were facing that led to this decision?Primarily for additional flexibility in payments. Payment model flexibility is extremely important for some of our...
1. Tell us about your background in the banking and financial industries? Over the past decade I have started and run two FinTech companies that have provided critical payment related products to financial...
Risk Analytics Manager
Online fraud was up 30% last year. If left unchecked, what’s the doomsday scenario for fraud? Card not present (CNP) fraud is big business, and business is booming. The doomsday scenario is an increase in false...
How long have you been in the financial services industry? How did you get involved in the industry? I have been in the Financial Services industry for about 25 years. I founded an internet banking company in 1996, prior...
Can you tell us about Inspyrus and the company’s role in the payments industry? Inspyrus is a progressive fintech company based in the Silicon Valley that specializes in transforming Accounts Payable (AP) and Finance...
Executive Vice President, Treasury Management and Currency Processing
Fifth Third Bank
I joined Fifth Third Bank in 2001 as a senior vice president of Business Banking in Chicago through our acquisition of Old Kent Bank having worked there in a variety of commercial roles since 1995. I served in a variety of...
Head of Foreign Communications
Yandex is often said to be the ‘Google of Russia’ not just because it is the Russia’s leading search engine with the biggest market share but also because it has been building out a whole range of different services...
Paul van der Schueren
1. Can you tell us a little bit about how you became involved in the industry? My personal involvement began in 2000. I was the CEO of Omnicom who, at that time, were the largest French long distance telecom operator...
Can you give our readers some background about BillPro and its role within the payments industry?BillPro is an international Payment Service Provider (PSP), specializing in customized e commerce solutions for merchants...
What can you tell us about Intellicheck and Intellicheck's involvement within the payments industry?Intellicheck provides technology solutions that go to the heart of fraud prevention and loss and an improved...
Peoples Card Services
Can you tell us about Peoples Card Services and what role the company fills within the industry? Peoples Card Services is a subsidiary of Peoples Trust, a federally chartered financial institution that has been providing...
Can you give our readers some background about Chargeback Gurus and its role within the payments industry? Chargeback Gurus has been in business helping
Chief Marking Officer
Can you tell us about Blackhawk Network and what role the company fills within the industry?Blackhawk Network is an engagement company in that we connect retailers and brands to their employees and consumers through...
Can you give our readers some background on Zooz and its role within the payments industry? Zooz is a technology company that provides a data driven payments platform designed to help merchants meet the challenges of the...
Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer
Before starting AvidXchange, you co founded PlanetResume.com. Why the jump from resumes to Payment Automation? My whole career has been based on taking specific business processes and figuring out how to automate them.To...
In a recent press release it was stated that with you being brought on board it would help Fastacash redefine the way people transact over social networks. Can you give us a breakdown of the redefinition? “Transactions”...
Can you give our readers some background information on ClearSale and its role within the payments industry? ClearSale is a Card Not Present fraud prevention operation that protects e commerce merchants against...
Can you give our readers some background on Opus Consulting and its role within the payments industry? We're a technology
GVP Strategy & Marketing
Blackhawk Engagement Solutions
Blackhawk Engagement Solutions is a relatively new company. How would you describe what you do? Blackhawk Engagement
Chief Revenue Officer
Can you give our readers some background information on Moovweb and your relationship to the payments industry?Moovweb’s mission is to drive improved mobile conversion rates. Moovweb has been instrumental in...
Chairman and CEO
Can you give us a summary of what Fastacash is and its role within the payments industry? fastacash is a fast growing global fintech company. We are an innovator in the field of ‘Social Payments’, bridging the gap...
For our readers can you give us a little bit of your background and how you go into the payments industry?I started on the financial side of payments and technology in 1992 while working at Union Bank of California....
Can you give our readers a summary about RevoPay and its role within the payments industry? RevoPay builds beautiful and simple, industry focused ePayments software. Our processing platform provides solutions for...
Retail Gift Card Association
Tell us a little about the current state of the closed loop gift card industry.Gift cards are one of the most popular gift choices for consumers, and have been for the last several years. Shoppers enjoy giving gift cards...
PaymentsJournal sits down with Patrick Seguev from intercash to discuss his views on the changing payments industry.
VP of Marketing
Can you give our readers a summary of PaidYET and what its role is within the payments industry? PaidYET can be summarized as a..........
Can you give our readers an overview of your company and its role within the payments industry? Over the last twenty years,
With EMV in place for a couple of months, what do banks and other card issuers need to know? They need to
President and Founder
The Fletcher Group
How can fintech marketers make their companies stand out in the crowded industry? 1. Refine your message on a consistent basis.
PaymentsJournal sits down with Greg Bloh from TransCard to talk about his view on the evolution of the payments industry.
Chief Revenue Officer
PaymentsJournal sits down with Chris Fuller from TransCard to discuss his view on the payments industry
Can you give our readers an overview of what role PagBrasil fills within the payments industry?PagBrasil is the premier payment processing service for Brazil for Brazilian and international online merchants and e commerce...
Kimberly Little Sutherland
Senior Director of Fraud and Identity Strategy
LexisNexis Risk Solutions
PaymentsJournal sits down to talk with Kimberly Little Sutherland from LexisNexis Risk Solutions to discuss ID authentication solutions.
PaymentsJournal sits down with Scott Galit from Payoneer to discuss his thought on the payment industry and where he sees Payoneer heading as the industry continues to evolve.
General Manager of Green Dot Network
Green Dot Corporation
PaymentsJournal sits down with Helena Mao from Green Dot Corporation to talk about the Green Dot of today and tomorrow
COO & Co-Founder
PaymentsJournal discusses the online security industry with Per Skygebjerg from Keypasco
SVP Product Management and Marketing
Elan Financial Services
PaymentsJournal sits down with Suzanne Galvin, SVP Elan Financial Services, to discuss the new digital payments landscape and its implications for business strategy and consumer adoption.
PaymentsJournal sits down with Chris Larsen from Ripple to discuss the effect Ripple is having on the payments industry.
What is the role Izicap plays within the payment industry? Izicap provides a unique combination of technology with marketing expertise, that is not available normally in the payment industry. Izicap transforms consumers’...
Head of Treasury Management’s Product Management & Innovation Group
PaymentsJournal sits down with Patrick Moore to discuss his new role at Capital One
Payments Journal recently spoke with GlobalPlatform’s Executive Director, Kevin Gillick, and representatives from member companies Giesecke & Devrient, UL Transaction Security and Visa Inc. about the transition to EMV®...
Market Research Associate
PaymentsJournal sits down with Justin Guinn from Software Advise to discuss his take on EMV.
Division Vice President
PaymentsJournal sits down with Gary Lott from ADP to discuss the payroll card industry and how he visions the industry evolving over the next five years.
Prepaid Financial Services
PaymentsJournal sits down with Lee Britton from Prepaid Financial Services to talk about his view on the prepaid industry.
CEO and Founder
PaymentsJournal sits down with Suneera Madhani from Fattmerchant to discuss virtual terminals and how she sees the merchant services industry evolving over the next five years
CEO and President
PaymentsJournal sits down with George Garrick from Mobeam to talk about his new role at Mobeam.
PaymentsJournal sits down with Tyson Nargassans from Saylet to discuss analytics and the payments industry.
PaymentsJournal sits down with Mike Laven from Currency Cloud to discuss how the payments industry is evolving and what Currency Cloud is doing to keep up with the quickly changing industry.
PaymentsJournal sits down with Ben Kaplan from CashStar to discuss how the payments industry has evolved and CashStar's vision for the future of payments.
PaymentsJournal sits down with John Bruggeman from Traxpay to discuss Accounts Payable's top priorities and how John sees the payments industry evolving.
Co-founder and President
PaymentsJournal sits down with Andrew Schneider from Emergent Payments to talk payments, security, and where he sees the industry headed.
VP of Growth Development
How did you get into the Mobile Point of Sale Business? By accident. OK..not really. When Bindo started, we focused on making local shopping incredibly easy and accessible by anyone with access to a computer or iPhone....
PaymentsJournal sits down with Monica Eaton-Cardone from Chargebacks911.
Deputy Chief Commercial Officer
PaymentsJournal sits down with Anna Kuzmina from Yandex.Money to discuss Cross Border E-Commerce Market in Russia: How Merchants Accept Payments and What Consumers Buy
Jeffrey C. Mack
President and CEO
After spending 17 years of my career in commercial banking, I was intrigued by the opportunity that Remote Deposit Capture represented to the financial industry. I decided to build a business model for a company that would...
Aung Kyaw Moe
Group CEO and Founder
2C2P Pte Ltd
2C2P and MPU launched easyBills Myanmar (easyBills), a new service in 2015. easyBills allows MPU cardholders (of which there are around a million) to transact via e-commerce. Prior to this, MPU cards were functionally...
CEO and co-founder
nanoPay was founded in 2012 to focus on the cryptocurrency industry. When evaluating new payment products and services developing in the market, it became clear that many new and existing players were creating solutions...
Simone Ranucci Brandimarte
Simone Ranucci Brandimarte is Chief Executive Officer for goSwiff, a leader in mobile commerce and marketing services, since Q1 2014. He leads the company providing advanced technologies, products and services. With his...
I was running the lead business for one of the largest lead selling media companies in the country. We had a lot of traffic and were selling a lot of leads. We really didn’t know much about how and where our traffic was...
How did you get in to the PCI compliance industry? We started out in the Debt Collection industry that evolved into automation of payments. We are a Payment Service Provider that is required to be PCI Compliant. What are...
What are the main difficulties facing U.S. payments companies as they attempt to enter the European market?Many US companies do not fully understand the regulatory approach in Europe. Some aspects are very similar to the...
VP of Risk
WePay’s payments API is built specifically for platform businesses like marketplaces, crowdfunding sites and small business software. These platforms are empowering millions of users worldwide to unlock all kinds of...
Robert 'Bob' Skiba is Executive Vice President and General Manager of Financial Services and Loyalty Programs at InComm, Inc. and Chairman of the board for the Network Branded Prepaid Card Association...
As a company, Wave Crest embodies the future of prepaid. The company sells payment platforms that support a wide range of prepaid card programs, but it also offers a mobile wallet platform that could place prepaid at the...
Christopher Spinella has built management experience in both the healthcare and technology industries. Chris co founded Smart Technologies, Inc. in 1996. In 1999, he was a Co Founder of Apriva and merged Smart...
ATM & Debit Services
Elan Financial Services
Troy Cullen is President & General Manager for ATM & Debit Services for Elan Financial Services, and served as panel member for our ATM & Debit conversation on The Exchange. In this role, he manages and is...
President & CEO, Triton Systems
Daryl Cornell is President and CEO of Triton Systems. Prior to joining Triton in 2007, Daryl served as General Manager, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer for a number of private equity portfolio...
Vice President of Product Marketing
Erik Vlugt is responsible for North America product marketing, which includes retail, petroleum, and financial channels. He was appointed to his current position in 2010. Previously, he was Director of Product Management...
Steven W. Streit
Founder, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and President
Steven W. Streit is Founder, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and President of Green Dot Corp.
Executive Vice President & President, Global Consumer Financial Services
Stewart A. Stockdale is President, Global Consumer Financial Services & EVP for The Western Union Company.
CEO and Chairman
Better ATM Services
Better ATM Services is entering the burgeoning prepaid card market with an agreement with Visa to dispense $25 gift cards from ATMs. PaymentsJournal speaks with Todd Nuttall about this news and other developments.