TEAM

Our Dedicated Executive Team

Amir Wain

Amir Wain

Chief Executive Officer

As founder and CEO of i2c, Amir is responsible for defining a clear vision and setting strategic direction for the company. Today, as market opportunities for payments & emerging commerce continue to expand at a dramatic rate, Amir is leading i2c’s continued push to innovate the enabling infrastructure and solutions that transform commerce. Today’s ...

Jim McCarthy

Jim McCarthy

President

As President of i2c, Jim McCarthy oversees teams working with clients, partners and prospects. An industry veteran, he brings over 20 years of experience and knowledge in financial services across all stakeholders in the industry. Most recently, Jim served as a strategic consultant and advisor to many Silicon Valley fintech startups. Prior to consulting, he worked at ...

Serena Smith

Serena Smith

Chief Client Officer

As Chief Client Officer, Serena is responsible for building and operating an efficient and scalable, world-class global account management organization. Serena brings over 20 years of experience and expertise in financial services. Prior to joining i2c, Serena headed Financial Services at RealPage, the largest technology platform servicing the real estate industry. Before RealPage, she served as executive ...

Ava Kelly

Ava Kelly

Chief Product Officer

As Chief Product Officer, Ava is responsible for leading the management of i2c’s comprehensive array of global payments products to provide best in class solutions that exceed our customer’s business needs. Ava is a seasoned payments executive with over 25 years of experience in the US, Canada and multiple international markets where she held several ...

John Bresnahan

John Bresnahan

Global Head of Operations

As Global Head of Operations, John is responsible for i2c’s value-added services (including Contact Center Operations, Fraud Management & Dispute Operations, and Program Management). John also oversees Risk Management, Compliance & Auditing functions as well as i2c's Government Services business unit. With over 30 years of financial services and payments industry experience, John is a proven leader ...

Kevin Fox

Kevin Fox

Global Head of Sales

As Global Head of Sales, Kevin is responsible for leading i2c’s business development initiatives and cultivating strategic alliances across North and South America. Kevin is a seasoned international payments executive with more than 25 years of experience designing and executing successful growth strategies for global technology and professional services organizations. Prior to joining i2c, Kevin ...

Heather Clifton

Heather Clifton

Chief Marketing Officer

As Chief Marketing Officer, Heather is responsible for leading i2c’s global marketing and corporate communications efforts. Heather brings over 15 years of experience and expertise in financial services. Most recently, Heather was at IBM serving as the CMO of industry Platforms focused on the launch of IBM Blockchain and the Watson for Financial Services AI powered ...

Joe Podulka

Joe Podulka

Chief Financial Officer

As Chief Financial Officer of i2c, Joe leads the finance and accounting groups and is responsible for financial plans and policies, fiscal controls, financial reporting, and corporate investments. He also ensures that the company’s growth strategy is in line with its financial health and works closely with the management team on growth strategies. Joe brings ...

Jon-Paul Ales-Barnicoat

Jon-Paul Ales-Barnicoat

Chief Human Resources Officer

As Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO), Jon-Paul Ales-Barnicoat is responsible for the development and execution of our global human resources strategy in support of the overall business and strategic direction of the organization. Jon-Paul is a seasoned Human Resources executive with over 25 years of experience in human capital management, learning & development, talent acquisition, change management and ...

Rob Seiler

Rob Seiler

General Counsel

Rob provides legal counsel on a wide variety of corporate, commercial and regulatory matters for i2c. He is responsible for managing contracts with i2c’s global customers and financial institution partners to control risk and drive revenue. He also provides counsel regarding i2c’s commercial real estate matters, employment law and intellectual property portfolio. ...