Episode 319: Bryce Deeney, Founder and CEO of equipifi

Around the Coin Episode 319 Bryce Deeney, Founder and CEO of equipifi

In this episode, Mike Townsend interviews Bryce Deeney, Founder, and CEO of equipifi, which is modernizing the way consumers interact with their money. equipifi’s mission is to support banks and credit unions’ ability to deliver experiences that help foster growth and engagement for existing and new customers. equipifi provides seamless white-labeled integrations for banks and … Continue reading Episode 319: Bryce Deeney, Founder and CEO of equipifi

Episode 318: Ahmed Siddiqui, Chief Payments Officer of Branch and Author of “The Anatomy of the Swipe”

Around the Coin Episode 318 Ahmed Siddiqui, Chief Payments Officer of Branch and Author of The Anatomy of the Swipe

In this episode, Mike Townsend speaks with Ahmed Siddiqui, Chief Payments Officer at Branch, where he spearheads product innovation, development, and strategy. Bringing nearly a decade of payments experience, he also leads Branch’s strategic partnerships with major financial services and technology providers including Mastercard, Visa, Evolve Bank & Trust, and Marqeta. Ahmed has held a … Continue reading Episode 318: Ahmed Siddiqui, Chief Payments Officer of Branch and Author of “The Anatomy of the Swipe”

Episode 310: Richard Groome, CEO of ALT 5 Sigma

Around the Coin Episode 310 Richard Groome, CEO of ALT 5 Sigma

In this episode, Mike Townsend sits down with Richard Groome, executive chairman, and CEO at ALT 5 Sigma. He leads the firm’s global business and support to clients worldwide including financial institutions, institutional investors, and corporate clients. After 36 successful years in the securities industry, starting two leading securities firms from scratch, completing over 600 … Continue reading Episode 310: Richard Groome, CEO of ALT 5 Sigma

Episode 304: Andrew Jamison, CEO & Co-Founder at Extend

Around the Coin Episode 304 Andrew Jamison, CEO & Co-Founder at Extend

In this episode, Mike Townsend speaks with Andrew Jamison, the CEO, and Co-Founder of Extend, a fintech that provides digital payment infrastructure for financial institutions to enable modern card experiences. Prior to Extend, Andrew was the head of B2B Corporate Payments Products at American Express with a mandate to drive digital payment innovation and adoption. … Continue reading Episode 304: Andrew Jamison, CEO & Co-Founder at Extend

Episode 302: Oded Zehavi, CEO & Co-founder at Mesh Payments

Around the Coin Episode 302 Oded Zehavi, CEO & Co-founder at Mesh Payments

In this episode, Mike Townsend speaks with Oded Zehavi, the Founder & CEO of Mesh Payments, and board and advisory board member of several Israeli FinTech companies. Previously, he served as Payoneer's Chief Revenue Officer. Prior to Payoneer, Oded served as the business development director for PayPal, where among other responsibilities he led the inception … Continue reading Episode 302: Oded Zehavi, CEO & Co-founder at Mesh Payments

Episode 296: Trent Sorbe, Founder of Central Payments

Around the Coin Episode 296 Trent Sorbe, Founder of Central Payments

In this episode, Mike Townsend interviews Trent Sorbe, President and Founder of Central Payments & Co-Founder of Falls Fintech. He is an architect of Central Payments’ Open*CP Fintech API Marketplace. With more than 28 years of debit, credit, and prepaid payments experience, Trent is responsible for products garnering nine Paybefore Awards, three of which garnered … Continue reading Episode 296: Trent Sorbe, Founder of Central Payments

Episode 294: Matt Spoke, CEO and Founder of Moves

Around the Coin Episode 294 Matt Spoke CEO and Founder of Moves

In this episode, Mike Townsend sits down with Matt Spoke, the Founder and CEO of Moves, a social finance product for independent 'gig' workers across the U.S. Matt founded the company on a belief that the gig economy isn't working for its workers and by building a product that solves their systemic financial challenges, millions … Continue reading Episode 294: Matt Spoke, CEO and Founder of Moves

Episode 293: Ryan Cantor, Chief Product Officer at Thryv

Around the Coin Episode 293 Ryan Cantor, Chief Product Officer at Thryv

In this episode, Mike Townsend sits down with Ryan Cantor, Chief Product Officer at Thryv. He leads the Thryv product and engineering teams and is responsible for the vision and execution of platform improvements and enhancements in alignment with corporate strategy. Ryan joined Thryv after working with N2 Publishing leading their product effectiveness and scaling … Continue reading Episode 293: Ryan Cantor, Chief Product Officer at Thryv