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We've created the "Leaders in Payments" podcast series so you can hear directly from leaders in payments about industry trends, successful strategies, products, services, and what the future holds for the payments industry. We cover the entire industry from merchant acquiring, payment processing, ISOs, payfacs, fraud, security, issuing, b2b, fintech, to start-ups, if it goes on in payments we will be talking about it.

We've created the "Leaders in Payments" podcast series so you can hear directly from leaders in payments about industry trends, successful strategies, products, services, and what the future holds for the payments industry. We cover the entire industry from merchant acquiring, payment processing, ISOs, payfacs, fraud, security, issuing, b2b, fintech, to start-ups, if it goes on in payments we will be talking about it.

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United States

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We've created the "Leaders in Payments" podcast series so you can hear directly from leaders in payments about industry trends, successful strategies, products, services, and what the future holds for the payments industry. We cover the entire industry from merchant acquiring, payment processing, ISOs, payfacs, fraud, security, issuing, b2b, fintech, to start-ups, if it goes on in payments we will be talking about it.

Language:

English


Episodes

Dylan Jones & Laura Shen, Corporate Payments at WEX | Episode 58

1/26/2021
This episode is part of our special series on The Digital Payments Tipping Point. In this three-part series I'm talking with executives from WEX’s Corporate Payments division who partnered with the research team at The Economist over the summer of 2020 to look into the state of business-to-business payments in financial services, fintechs, and technology companies. The research found that companies that have grown most robustly during the pandemic are almost all accelerating their evolution...

Duration:00:23:56

D&I Series - Nasiya Acklen, DE&I Manager, Discover Financial Services | Episode 57

1/25/2021
This episode is part of our special series focused on Diversity and Inclusion. In this series I will be talking with leaders in the payments industry (and maybe some experts from outside of the industry) about diversity and inclusion. It has been proven that a diverse workforce and diverse management team leads to increased creativity, better decision making, reduced employee turnover and increased profit – as well as many other benefits that we will be talking about. This special series is...

Duration:01:00:26

Adrian Talapan, CEO of Fee Navigator | Episode 56

1/12/2021
Adrian Talapan, CEO of Fee Navigator is our special guest this week. This is episode 56 of the Leaders in Payments podcast and I’m your host Greg Myers Adrian was born and grew up in Romania. He came the U.S. through an opportunity to go to West Point. He has started multiple companies in the healthcare space before launching Fee Navigator. Fee Navigator takes a merchant statement whether scanned or a PDF and produces in about 10 second a custom proposal. Fee Navigator doesn’t process...

Duration:00:30:56

D&I SERIES - Wendy Sherrock, VP Operational Effectiveness at Finastra | Episode 55

1/6/2021
This episode is part of our special series focused on Diversity and Inclusion. In this series I will be talking with leaders in the payments industry (and maybe some experts from outside of the industry) about diversity and inclusion. It has been proven that a diverse workforce and diverse management team leads to increased creativity, better decision making, reduced employee turnover and increased profit – as well as many other benefits that we will be talking about. This special series is...

Duration:00:26:46

Meidad Sharon, CEO of ChargeAfter | Episode 54

1/5/2021
That was Meidad Sharon, CEO of ChargeAfter and he is our special guest this week. This is episode 54 of the Leaders in Payments podcast and I’m your host Greg Myers Meidad was born and grew up in Israel. He spent half of his time in Isreal and half in the U.S. and recently decided to make the U.S. his permanent home. He started his career in management consulting and then to the mobile industry and then to payments 10 years ago. ChargeAfter is the market leading point of sale financing or...

Duration:00:22:58

D&I SERIES - Joe Carella, Professor of Global Strategy at the University of Arizona | Episode 53 (Part 2)

12/16/2020
I’m honored to be joined on this fifth episode of our special series about diversity and inclusion by Joe Carella. In fact, this is actually part two of my interview with Joe. If you missed the first part just visit leadersinpayments.com or any of your favorite podcast apps and search for episode 50. Joe Carella is a Professor of Global Strategy and the Assistant Dean for Executive Education at the Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona. He has over 20 years of experience...

Duration:00:24:37

DIGITAL PAYMENTS TIPPING POINT - Greg Sassone, SVP of Business & Partner Growth at WEX | Episode 52

12/14/2020
This episode is part of our special series on The Digital Payments Tipping Point. In this three part series I will talking with executives from WEX who in the summer of 2020, partnered with the research team at The Economist to look into the state of business-to-business payments in financial services, financial technology companies or fintechs and technology companies. The study found that companies that have grown during the pandemic are almost all accelerating their evolution away from...

Duration:00:17:35

Tom Lineen, CEO of West Town Payments | Episode 51

12/8/2020
This is episode 51 of the Leaders in Payments podcast and our special guest this week is Tom Lineen, CEO of West Town Payments. Tom was born in Brooklyn NY, grew up in New Jersey and attended North Carolina State University in Raleigh He has lived in multiple cities including LA, Charlotte, Tampa, New York City, and now to Park Cities Utah. Tom is the CEO West Town Payments which is a joint venture with West Town Bank and Trust. The bank has its roots in agriculture and as there’s a shift...

Duration:00:34:46

D&I SERIES - Joe Carella, Professor of Global Strategy at the University of Arizona | Episode 50 (Part 1)

12/2/2020
This is episode 50 of the Leaders in Payments podcast and this is the fourth episode in our special series focused on Diversity and Inclusion. In this series I will be talking with leaders in the payments industry (and maybe some experts from outside of the industry) about diversity and inclusion. It has been proven that a diverse workforce and diverse management team leads to increased creativity, better decision making, reduced employee turnover and increased profit – as well as many...

Duration:00:24:14

Rob Israch, Chief Marketing Officer for Tipalti | Episode 49

12/1/2020
This is episode 49 of the Leaders in Payments podcast and Ron Israch, the Chief Marketing Officer for Tipalti, is our special guest this week. Rob has been at Tipalti for over 6 years ad runs marketing and all alliances for the company. He grew up in south Florida and moved up and down the east coast and then finally to the west coast where he’s been for the last 20 years. His family is originally from South Africa. Tipalti is a comprehensive, global payables automation solution that...

Duration:00:38:09

D&I SERIES - Liz Pike, President of Green Rhino Recruitment | Episode 48

11/18/2020
This is episode 48 of the Leaders in Payment podcast and this is also our third episode in our special series focused on Diversity and Inclusion. In this series I will be talking with leaders in the payments industry (and maybe some experts from outside of the industry) about diversity and inclusion. It has been proven that a diverse workforce and diverse management team leads to increased creativity, better decision making, reduced employee turnover and increased profit – as well as many...

Duration:00:38:50

Brian Dammeir, President North America at Adyen | Episode 47

11/17/2020
This is episode 47 of the Leaders in Payments podcast and Brian Dammeir, the president of North America for Adyen is our special guest this week. Brian is from Wisconsin and went to University of Wisconsin at Madison – he originally studied education. Eventually he got into fraud prevention which lead him into payments. Adyen is a payments technology company that empower some of the world largest brands. They focus on technology and online global players, in-store and unified commerce...

Duration:00:29:31

D&I SERIES - Afshin Yazdian, CEO of U.S. Acquiring at Paysafe | Episode 46

11/11/2020
This is episode 46 of the Leaders in Payment podcast and this is also our second episode in our special series focused on Diversity and Inclusion. In this series I will be talking with leaders in the payments industry (and maybe some experts from outside of the industry) about diversity and inclusion. It has been proven that a diverse workforce and diverse management team leads to increased creativity, better decision making, reduced employee turnover and increased profit – as well as many...

Duration:00:24:58

Atif Siddiqi, CEO of Branch | Episode 45

11/10/2020
This is episode 45 of the Leaders in Payments podcast and Atif Siddiqi, the CEO of Branch is our special guest this week. Atif grew up in Southern California and got his undergrad and MBA from USC and currently is located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Branch is a challenger bank that partners with employers to help Americans grow financially. They offer financial wellness tools to employees, fee free checking accounts, early access to earned wages, budgeting tools and more. They have 90...

Duration:00:21:56

D&I SERIES - Gail Burgos, Diversity and Inclusion Officer at Global Payments | Episode 44

11/4/2020
This is episode 44 of the Leaders in Payments Podcast – this is also our very first episode in our special series focused on Diversity and Inclusion. In this series I will be talking with leaders in the payments industry (and maybe some experts from outside of the industry) about diversity and inclusion. It has been proven that a diverse workforce and diverse management team leads to increased creativity, better decision making, reduced employee turnover and increased profit – as well as...

Duration:00:35:34

Denelle Dixon, CEO & ED Stellar Development Foundation | Episode 42

10/27/2020
This is episode 42 of the Leaders in Payments podcast and Denelle Dixon, the CEO and Executive Director of The Stellar Development Foundation is our special guest this week. Before joining Stellar, Denelle served as COO of Mozilla. During her tenure at Mozilla, she led the organization’s business, revenue and policy teams including the ongoing fight for Net Neutrality. A lawyer by trade, Denelle previously served as a general counsel and legal advisor in private equity and technology. The...

Duration:00:31:39

Chad Anselmo, President of F1 Payments | Episode 41

10/20/2020
This is episode 41 of the Leaders in Payments podcast and Chad Anselmo, the President of F1 Payments is our special guest this week. Chad grew up in southern California went to school in Utah and today lives in Austin, Texas. F1 Payments is a leading merchant processing company that targets those verticals that are tougher to board such as nutraceuticals or the health and beauty vertical. They work closely with banks to make sure these merchants are approved. F1 Payments processes payments...

Duration:00:24:05

Chris Brunner, Founder & CEO of Authvia | Episode 40

10/13/2020
This is episode 40 of the Leaders in Payments podcast and Chris Brunner, the CEO of Authvia is our special guest this week. Chris grew up on southern California went to University of Arizona and today lives in Las Angeles. He has a professional passion for the creating a great customer experience and typically enjoys golf, sailing and travelling but being the father of two teenage daughters he spends his time today with his family and running the business. Authvia is the leading text to...

Duration:00:26:49

Nick Fredrick, President of Rebar Technology | Episode 43

10/6/2020
This is episode 43 of the Leaders in Payments podcast and Nick Fredrick, the President of Rebar Technology is our special guest this week. Nick grew up in north central Ohio and now lives in Nashville, Tennessee. He also had a few stints in LA and in New York. REBAR is an acronym for Recurring Billing and Revenue. They have built a platform that manages the subscription lifecycle for recurring b2c type merchants. They are completely cloud based and target the larger enterprise merchants...

Duration:00:26:33

Lenny Crotty, President of Metrics Global | Episode 39

10/6/2020
This is episode 39 of the Leaders in Payments podcast and Lenny Crotty, the President of Metrics Global is our special guest this week. Lenny was born in a small town in Ireland called Ennis where the local airport has the claim to fame of having established the world’s first airport duty free store. Lenny was named President at Metrics Global at the end of August after spending the last 20 plus years in payments. Metrics Global is a global payments and fintech company that has been around...

Duration:00:29:01