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 consumers want choices, and Amir’s vision is to build the flexible solutions they seek in an increasingly mobile and global world.
Recognized as a pioneer in the prepaid/stored value industry, Amir founded software development firm Innovative Private Limited in 1987 and led the global launch of the transaction processing platform FastCash. Propelled by the success of Innovative, he founded i2c, Inc. in 2001 to bring next-generation processing solutions to the payments industry. Contributing to the company’s expansive growth curve, under Amir’s guidance, i2c has introduced a number of industry firsts, including card-linked offers, event-driven account holder communications and gift card voice personalization.
Chief Financial Officer
As CFO, Charlie leads the finance and accounting groups and is responsible for financial plans and policies, fiscal controls, financial...
As CFO, Charlie leads the finance and accounting groups and is responsible for financial plans and policies, fiscal controls, financial reporting, HR 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.
Charlie brings to i2c more than 30 years of financial experience at leading firms such as PwC, CyberSource, ComVentures and FLG Partners. A former Coopers & Lybrand (now PwC) audit partner, his areas of expertise include venture capital financing, IPOs, mergers and acquisitions. Charlie has led the IPOs of two companies during his career as a CFO including CyberSource (since acquired by Visa).
Head of Global Sales Acceleration
As Head of the Global Sales Acceleration team, Stephan has leadership responsibilities for the sales enablement functions...
As Head of the Global Sales Acceleration team, Stephan has leadership responsibilities for the sales enablement functions and key account relationships.
With over 30 years’ experience Stephan brings valuable insights and a unique business perspective to his work championing i2c’s vision. He has broad domestic and international experience in information technology, product development, risk management, payments, strategic alliances, mobile commerce and financial services consulting. Prior to joining i2c, Stephan held a series of senior leadership roles at major corporations including Visa Inc, AT&T and IBM.
Head of Global Products
As Head of Global Products, Ava is responsible for leading the management of i2c’s comprehensive array of global payments...
As Head of Global Products, 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 executive leadership positions at both VISA and American Express. At VISA, Ava led the market implementation of the US VISA Signature premium product platform, taking it to the market leader position. She created the US Consumer Credit Product Consulting services, ultimately assuming leadership responsibilities for the North America Consumer Credit product team. Ava also led Visa’s global premium product platform strategy that drove market launches in North America, Asia and the Middle East. Prior to that, Ava’s experience at American Express includes roles as Chief of Staff to the CEO, corporate strategy, advertising, Membership Rewards program management as well as merchant and stored valued product marketing.
Head of Global Marketing
As Head of Global Marketing, Nikki is responsible for leading i2c’s global marketing efforts and brings with her a great enthusiasm...
As Head of Global Marketing, Nikki is responsible for leading i2c’s global marketing efforts and brings with her a great enthusiasm for the payments industry as well as a creative energy for i2c and our clients.
Nikki has over 30 years of marketing expertise in electronic payments and financial services, both domestically and globally. Most recently, Nikki worked for Fiserv as head of Consumer Adoption Marketing within the Corporate Marketing group responsible for driving greater growth and adoption of products and services developed for financial institution customers. Prior to Fiserv, she worked for Visa, Inc. as senior business leader of Strategy and Planning for Global Consumer Products. Nikki had an early focus on the development and growth of PIN debit in the U.S. while serving in executive marketing and business development roles at STAR/First Data, at a time when the ATM and Debit network grew from a three-state footprint into the leading PIN-secured debit network in the country.
Rob provides legal counsel on a wide variety of corporate, commercial and regulatory matters for i2c. He is responsible for managing contracts...
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.
Rob has over 17 years of legal experience with most of it specifically focused in the payments industry and was most recently a senior counsel at First Data Corporation.
Head of Client Experience
As Head of Client Experience, Peg is i2c’s Voice of the Client throughout the client’s journey. By identifying...
As Head of Client Experience, Peg is i2c’s Voice of the Client throughout the client’s journey. By identifying and gathering client feedback at critical touchpoints in the client lifecycle, Client Experience serves as advocate and catalyst for driving meaningful, continuous improvement within the organization. Peg’s unique ability to develop trusted relationships with clients is a key brand value as i2c communicates its value proposition. From technology to solutions, and from process to service, Client Experience is a key pillar in distinguishing i2c as a leader in the industry.
Before joining i2c, Peg was senior vice president of business operations for First Data Corporation, where she led client services for the company’s Financial Services Business organization, managing 400 employees responsible for the strategic interface between the company’s executive, legal, and product teams and its clients. Previously, she was vice president of Global Service Delivery for First Data, overseeing the Communications and Support organization.
VP, Head of Contact Centers
As VP, Head of Contact Centers, Pam oversees i2c’s global customer support team, including contact centers, fraud, and disputes...
As VP, Head of Contact Centers, Pam oversees i2c’s global customer support team, including contact centers, fraud, and disputes, and is responsible for ensuring the effective delivery of high-quality services for i2c customers.
Pam is a 20-year veteran of Marriott International’s Global Contact Engagement Centers. Prior to joining i2c, Pam was a business leader in Marriott’s Global Sales and Customer Care division, serving as vice president, Business Strategy and Operations Support. Her team was responsible for providing strategic direction, reporting, analysis, forecasting, and workforce and operational planning for Marriott’s Customer Engagement Centers and Marriott Guest Services globally.
Head of Global Strategic Partnerships
As Head of Global Strategic Partnerships, Ted oversees the company’s alliance and partner channel programs....
As Head of Global Strategic Partnerships, Ted oversees the company’s alliance and partner channel programs.
Ted is a seasoned, global payments professional with over 30 years’ experience developing global partnerships among card network organizations, financial institutions, and VC companies. Before joining i2c, Ted was executive vice president, managing director of Payment Solutions, responsible for defining, designing, and implementing the company’s suite of payment solutions. Previously, Ted was vice president of global strategic partnerships and product management at Mastercard Worldwide and also held positions at American Express.