Matt is a visionary leader known for strategic execution and has proven to see and set growth trends that have shaped transformative, innovative SaaS and Fintech companies for 25 years. As a pioneer in driving security and payments for SaaS companies, he has served in several executive leadership roles across his diverse payments, software, and platforms background leading high-performing teams and businesses to exponential growth. When Matt’s not ideating on the next market opportunity or latest tech trend, he enjoys spending time with his family traveling and enjoying the great outdoors of Colorado, taking in all the beauty and experiences in life.
Head of Sales, Business Development and Marketing
Robert (Bob) is a results-driven executive leader with over 20 years of experience leading sales, business development and strategy for payments and technology companies. As founder of his own small business, as well as serving in executive leadership positions for several Fortune 500 companies, Bob has a history of developing high-performing talent and successful partner relationships that lead to growth and scalability for businesses of all sizes. When he is not building transformational go-to-market teams, Bob is an avid traveler and real estate investor. He collects modern art and furniture, is a sneaker aficionado, and a practitioner of yoga and meditation.
Billi Jo Wright
Head of Risk and Compliance
Billi Jo is a seasoned executive with over 20 years of experience in the payments ecosystem, including both issuing and acquiring. She is passionate about fostering relationships and transforming strategic plans into workable solutions. With deep expertise in risk and compliance, Billi Jo’s leadership is critical to assessing industry trends and emerging risks across the payment ecosystem. She has enabled companies to drive extraordinary growth while building top-rated risk and compliance organizations. When not driving organizational efficiency, Billi Jo loves to play tennis, run and travel. She lives in Atlanta with her four teenagers and husband.
Head of Operations
David has 25+ years of experience in operations, customer support, software development, process engineering and professional services. He has led complex development and delivery environments for high-growth global businesses specializing in fintech, payments, manufacturing, services, retail, banking and SaaS. David has a passion for delivering a great customer experience and leading teams through the challenges of high growth change. He has been successful in the development of high-performing teams and building cultures within organizations to deliver excellence in products, implementations, delivery and customer support. David is married and lives just outside of Dayton, Ohio. He is an avid motorcycle rider and student of history and in his spare time, he also provides life and leadership coaching.
John De Stefani
Head of Payrix in Australia
John De Stefani (JD) has a proven track record in high-growth businesses with over 20 years of business experience across diverse industries. As CEO of Ezi Debit, JD was instrumental in the payment company’s early growth stage, successfully expanding the business prior to its acquisition by Global Payments. JD recently delivered similar growth success with IntegraPay, which is now part of the Payrix Group. JD loves watching his four children play competitive sports — particularly water polo — and has a passion for fine red wine.