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Join First Data’s EJ Jackson and John Beatty for a keynote presentation on the future of commerce enablement as the payments industry moves beyond the traditional point-of-sale (POS) to a fully-integrated commerce experience. EJ and John will cover how you can leverage the latest innovations in payments to better meet the needs of your clients. John will also unveil the next generation of Clover hardware onstage.
ShopKeep’s Etie Hertz will also appear onstage, representing how collaboration among key players in the payment industry leads to a better pay off for ISOs, ISVs and, most importantly, merchant clients.
SVP Integrated Solutions
EJ Jackson First Data, SVP Integrated Solutions
EJ Jackson recently joined First Data to lead the Integrated Solutions business unit. Jackson has spent more than two decades in leadership, product strategy, business development, marketing, and sales for VC-backed and large enterprise software companies. He comes to First Data from SAP, where he served as SVP and GM of SAP Anywhere where he was responsible for the overall business and product strategy and execution for SAP Anywhere, a front-office, mobile-first SaaS solution that enables small businesses to run virtually every element of their business from any device or location. Jackson joined SAP in 2014 as the general vice president of product strategy and delivery for SAP’s small business solutions group, where he was responsible for the single focus and dedicated approach to smaller companies looking to leverage SAP technology and partners.
Prior to joining SAP, Jackson was the CEO and founder of Provade, Inc., a vendor management system SaaS solution provider serving numerous Fortune 1000 companies that was acquired by Pinnacle Group in 2011. Jackson’s entrepreneurial spirit served him well in other leadership and strategy positions prior to Provade, including founding SkillsVillage, which was acquired by PeopleSoft in 2001. Jackson also served as vice president of strategy at Elance, and among other startup leadership roles.
Jackson holds a dual bachelor’s degree in business administration and computer science from the University of New Mexico. He is based in San Francisco, California.
John leads Clover, including hardware, software, services, and APIs. John co-founded Clover with the belief that payments and point-of-sale systems were too fragmented and too closed, stifling innovation in commerce. John has lead Clover from inception to sales exceeding 500,000 hardware units and gross
payment volume exceeding $30B annually. The Clover platform now as hundreds of partners ranging from point-of-sale systems to back-office integrations and serves merchants and partners both large and small. Prior to Clover, John worked as a software engineer at Sun Microsystems, BEA Systems, Bix (acquired by Yahoo), and Yahoo. He was an Entrepreneur in Residence at Sutter Hill Ventures when Sutter Hill and Andreessen Horowitz funded Clover. John went to Brigham Young University where he earned
a B.S. in Computer Science, and resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.
A retail and hospitality veteran, Michael brings a wealth of experience to his position.
Holding previous executive positions at IBM and Microsoft, Michael specializes in developing strategic alliances within the retail, travel, and hospitality space. In his former role as CEO of Exceptional Innovation, Michael directed an evolving product platform and helped develop SmarTV's combination of TV, Video On Demand (VOD), and mobile devices platform.
With his industry knowledge and passion for technology, Michael is bringing MiCamp’s integrated payment solutions into widespread adoption.