BluePay Appoints New Chief Product Officer
NAPERVILLE, IL (June 30, 2014) – Leading payments processor, BluePay, has selected Bala Janakiraman as its new Chief Product Officer. Having spent the last seven years in various roles with Litle and Co., Janakiraman has extensive product management experience in the payment industry. As the new CPO, he will be influential in exploring new verticals and directing the development of new products to meet the needs of these markets.
“All of us at BluePay are extremely excited to have Bala join our team,” said John Rante, BluePay CEO. “BluePay is building a winning product strategy to meet the needs of our rapidly changing marketplace, and Bala’s experience, insight, and vision will play a critical role in our success going forward.”
“I was attracted to BluePay because of its great talent and incredibly committed team with deep expertise in payments,” commented Janakiraman. “BluePay’s payments technology has been purposely built to provide secure, flexible, and ubiquitous access to the payments stack for our merchants.”
As Janakiraman looks to the future, he stated, “My plans are to drive product strategy and roadmap to expand our footprint in major verticals such as B2B, not-for-profit, and retail. I also endeavor to build product capabilities to help our channel partners grow their business by leveraging the unique capabilities of the BluePay platform.”
About BluePay: BluePay is a leading provider of technology-enabled credit card payment processing services for enterprise, small, and medium-sized businesses in the United States and Canada. Through physical POS, online, and mobile interfaces, BluePay processes payments and provides real-time settlement, reporting, and reconciliation, along with robust security features such as tokenization and point-to-point encryption. BluePay is headquartered in Naperville, Illinois, with offices in Chicago and New York. For more information, follow BluePay on all of the social media outlets or visit www.bluepay.com.