THE PAYMENTS TEAM

Driving Aliaswire’s Vision

A core differentiator for Aliaswire is the talented and dedicated payments team that drives the Aliaswire Vision.

Aliaswire’s partner-centric focus and dedication to evolving payments through technology permeates throughout the company.  Aliaswire’s management team drives the strategy and direction for the company and helps the team’s dedicated focus to maximizing the potential of technology to drive a robust payments platform, setting a top-down example that is prevalent through the entire company.

MANAGEMENT

Jed Rice

Jed Rice

CEO

Jed has more than 20 years of experience building, managing and leading innovative technology companies, with a focus in fintech, from inception, through rapid growth and then to commercial scale. More specifically, Jed has led leadership roles at edocs and Siebel Systems (electronic bill payment and presentment), Paydiant (mobile/digital payments) and, most recently, PayPal (mobile/digital commerce) where he spent several years leading a global innovation team following the successful acquisition of his last company.

Scott Goldthwaite

Scott Goldthwaite

President

Scott is the President of Aliaswire and has over 20 years of experience in the payment processing industry, including Issuing, acquiring, POS hardware, payment systems software, multi-currency processing, ACH payments as well real-time payments.   Scott’s contribution to innovation within the industry have been recognized and awarded by both NACHA and ETA. 

Nirmal Kumar

Nirmal Kumar

CTO & Head of Product

Nirmal is a founding member of Aliaswire, with more than 20 years of experience working in various technical and executive leadership roles in payments and financial services. He leads Aliaswire’s innovation and product teams, which built our enterprise-grade payment platform and strong IP portfolio, including P2P Send Money, Online BillPay for Prepaid Cards and EBPP, and merchant services solutions. Nirmal is a highly regarded thought leader and sought-after speaker.

Peter Fondini

Peter Fondini

VP - Finance

Peter is a seasoned financial executive who brings years of financial management experience to Aliaswire from the private and public sectors. Prior to serving in the role of President of Finance for Aliaswire, Peter spent six years with Mimecast (NASDAQ:MIME) and was part of the team that completed a successful IPO in November of 2015. His previous experiences entail financial leadership roles within technology, healthcare and consulting companies.

Andy Waskey

Andy Waskey

DirectBiller Head of Product

Andy has 20 years of experience in the financial services industry with positions held at both card issuers and acquirers. Prior to joining Aliaswire, Andy has had positions with Electronic Bill Payment and Presentment companies as well as management positions with Global Payments and ChargeSmart( Verifone) and MBNA. Andy attended Stevenson University where he studied Business Information Systems and American History.

Eugene DeSilva

Eugene DeSilva

PayVus Head of Product

Eugene brings over 25 years of extensive experience in the global payment industry. He spent 10 years at Mastercard as SVP for Commercial Payments managing the small and mid-size business segments and helping issuers identify new customers, optimizing their portfolios and rolling out new payment products and services. Prior to Mastercard, Eugene spent three years at CIBC and 12 years at American Express.

Brent Watters

Brent Watters

Marketing Director

Brent is a seasoned technology marketer with a background in payments. His foray into payments began with editorial roles at Source Media (ATM Debit News, ISO & Agent and Prepaid Trends); and Prepaid Media (Paybefore). He then served as an analyst and head of marketing for the Mercator Advisory Group before venturing into robotics. Brent has returned to payments to lead Aliaswire’s marketing operations.

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Laleh Firouzabadian

Chairwoman

Scott Shaw

President, The Kessler Group

Gulrez Arshad

Nuland & Arshad, Inc.

Jed Rice

CEO, Aliaswire