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Paymetric CxOs: 

High Growth Entrepreneurship & Innovation 

Paymetric, Inc. is a global leader in secure electronic payment solutions for the enterprise. Founded in 1998 by two former SAP employees, the startup raised over $30M in Venture Capital funding. In 2013, leading global Private Equity firm Francisco Partners made a majority investment and in 2017, Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE: VNTV) acquired Paymetric for more than $500M.

2017 awards & recognition:
EY ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ for financial services (national award)
Atlanta Business Chronicle ‘Pacesetter Award’ (5th consecutive year)
TAG ‘Top 40’ most Innovative technology award (statewide summit)
TAG FinTech ‘Advance’ innovation award winner (inaugural year)
Assoc. Corp. Growth Atlanta ‘Deal of the Year Award’ (Vantiv exit)
Private Equity Int’l ‘Operational Excellence Award’ (home run exit)

TAG ‘CxOs’ (annual signature event) profiles high-growth Atlanta technology companies. C-level executives share their insights on the journey in rapidly scaling the business. Profiled companies: SecureWorks, Kabbage, Cardlytics and Cloud Sherpas.



Asif Ramji, President & CEO, Paymetric

Mr. Ramji has returned over half-a-billion dollars for his investors, partners, and shareholders during his career. Under Mr. Ramji’s leadership, Paymetric has become the global enterprise leader for cloud-based secure integrated payments and has experienced consecutive quarters of double-digit growth. Paymetric’s SaaS solutions are used by many Fortune 500 companies

Cameron Balash, SVP Sales & Business Development

Cameron Balash joined Paymetric in 2009 and has played an integral role in driving the successful growth of the company’s secure, integrated payment processing solutions for the business enterprise including SAP and Oracle. He offers more than 15 years of sales and channel experience within the payment processing and software industries. Currently, he manages Paymetric’s direct sales force and develops strategic business channels.

Mark Berry, SVP, SaaS Operations, Security & DBA

Mark Berry joined Paymetric in 2015 to deliver operational consistency and enterprise-class continuity through a secure infrastructure in order to support our growing client base. He has over 20 years of IT Management experience in payments and investment security.

Opening Remarks

Jeff Leach, Director, Transaction Advisory Services, Ernst & Young

Jeff Leach is the Southeast business development leader for Transaction Advisory Services at EY, where he is responsible for establishing and managing relationships with senior corporate executives, private business owners, investment banking professionals, and private equity investors. Prior to joining EY, Jeff was a senior manager at Deloitte Consulting, where he focused on business strategy and transformation. He previously held leadership roles at The Hackett Group and Corporate Executive Board (CEB). 


Jim Forbes, Former Chairman & CEO, NS8 Corp.

Mr. Forbes was Chairman & CEO of NS8 Corp. (OTCBB: NSEO) an international software technology development company based in Vancouver, Canada; backed by a $1 billion hedge fund. Previously, Jim was Corporate Vice President of Equant (NYSE: ENT) a $3 billion global provider of Internet & Data services; backed by private equity firm Morgan Stanley Capital Partners (sold to France Telecom). He also served on the board of iBAHN, a global Internet service provider (backed by Intel Capital). Mr. Forbes is currently Chief Strategy Officer of Vizzia Technologies.



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March 9, 2018


11:30am Registration & Networking; 12:00pm Lunch
12:30pm – 1:15pm Panel Discussion; 1:15pm Audience Q&A

Individual $30 / Non-Member $50 (Includes Lunch & Parking)

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