Payment Facilitator Track

7 - Product showcase/Basic Elements of Doing Business

Wednesday, April 18
3:00 PM - 3:50 PM
Location: Exhibit Hall, Session Room 1

There are various aspects of importance to payfacs as they build and expand their businesses. These elements around doing business address security, compliance and risk management, and leveraging new technologies to enhance product offerings. This session will provide an opportunity to address some of the basic elements and hear from entities that are working in conjunction with payfacs to support their business goals and product delivery.

Caroline Hometh

Managing Partner
RPY Innovations

Caroline Hometh is the Founder and Managing Partner for the RPY Innovations (formerly Rocketpay Group). A thirty year payments veteran, she started her career as an early adopter ISO. A deep reader, she stays ahead of industry changes and growth by thinking about the payments business, its history and global potential.

She believes in education, regularly speaking at conferences and FinTech events, internationally. In 1994, she worked with the engineers to develop the first encrypted eCommerce payment transaction. In 2001, she assisted the initial eCommerce retailers in expanding their consumer reach through cross border purchases. She has a wide understanding of the compliance, operational and technical requirements for a Payments Provider, Acquirer, Marketplace Merchant, Retailer or Payment Facilitator to build their business internationally.

She fully understands that ISV’s and technology companies want to leverage payments into their capabilities, but don’t necessarily understand the implications. Caroline enthusiastically engages in building payments businesses; first by educating, followed by developing compliant policies that can be enacted into comprehensive business processes. She will bring intelligence, deep industry contacts and sound business practices into making your payments project successful.


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Mark Bishopp


Mark Bishopp is the CEO of Amaryllis and is a global SME in the 3rd party payment space. Bishopp joined Amaryllis as the CEO in July 2017. He joined Amaryllis from Bank of America Merchant Services (BAMS) where he was the SVP Aggregation-ISO Program Director. He has also served in other senior executive roles including SVP Business Development and Direct Partner Sales at Vantiv and SVP of Strategic Relationships & CIO at Bishopp began his career in consulting at PWC and ran his own consulting firm servicing global financial institutions.


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Jose Caldera

IdentityMind Global

Jose Caldera, vice president of marketing and product, IdentityMind Global, has been developing and marketing high technology products for the last 20 years. An entrepreneur at heart, his focus has always been on the enterprise, developing products and services for information and payments security, risk mitigation and compliance. A frequent industry speaker and writer, Caldera started his career in application and network security, later moving on to payments, virtual currencies, anti-fraud, and anti-money laundering. He has developed and marketed products for a number of Silicon Valley companies including Securify, McAfee and IdentityMind Global. Caldera earned a master of science in information networking from Carnegie Mellon University.


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Matt Loos

EVP, Business Development
ControlScan, Inc.

Matt Loos has nearly 20 years of payments industry experience, specifically focused on financial transaction processing, risk mitigation and compliance strategies for acquirers’ merchant portfolios. He joined ControlScan in 2013 to lead the company’s business development efforts among its strategic partnerships. In Matt’s current role, he is responsible for Sales, Relationship Management and Product strategy within our Compliance Services division.

Prior to joining ControlScan, Matt held positions at Fifth Third Processing Solutions (now Vantiv), SK C&C (now CorFire) and Cardinal Commerce (acquired by Visa). Matt served as a member of the ETA Risk, Fraud and Security Council and Merchant Advisory Committee. He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Kentucky.


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Richie Serna Serna

CEO / Co-founder
Finix Payments

Prior to founding Finix, Richie graduated with honors from Harvard University in 2010 and began his career in management consulting for Booz & Company's Financial Services group. He later moved to San Francisco where he learned to code and joined Balanced Payments — the first payments API for marketplaces — as an software engineer.


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