Tommy Chau - Director, Sales, RM, Product & Business Development Asia Pacific - Tommy Chau joined Planet Payment in 2006 and is involved in relationship management, product development and business development. Prior to Planet Payment, he worked for Zeta Technologies for business development.
Robert Cox, SVP, Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer — has served as our Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer since November 2009. From June 2009 to November 2009, Mr. Cox served as the Chief Financial Officer of Harris Interactive, Inc., a market research firm. From 2001 to May 2009, Mr. Cox served as the Chief Financial Officer of DealerTrack Holdings, Inc., an automotive retail software solution provider. Prior to that, Mr. Cox served as Chief Financial Officer at Triton International Inc. and Green Stamp America Inc. He began his career as a Certified Public Accountant in the audit practice at KPMG LLP. Mr. Cox holds a B.A. in Accounting from St. Bonaventure University and an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School.
Jonathan Ellis, Managing Director, EMEA — Jonathan Ellis has over 20 years experience in the European restaurant and hospitality industry, with particular emphasis on sales management and strategic development. Mr. Ellis was previously Managing Director of the restaurant group Prezzo.
Keith Flaherty, SVP Operations & Project Management – Keith Flaherty has over 25 years experience in banking and information systems with 20 of those being directly in the electronic payments area. Prior to joining Planet Payment, Mr. Flaherty held various senior positions with HSBC Bank of Bermuda, Arab National Bank, First Ecommerce Data Services and Transworld Payment Solutions.
Joel Mayer, SVP Corporate Development — Joel Mayer joined Planet Payment in 2000 and is involved in product management and corporate development. Prior to Planet Payment, Mr. Mayer worked for American Express, providing commercial and legal support to various units of the Company.
E. Drew Soinski, Managing Director The Americas — Drew Soinksi has over 25 years of payment industry experience. Prior to Planet Payment, he was Vice President of Global Payments at Voltage Security and previously held senior-level positions at Hypercom, First Horizon Merchant Services, NaBanco and NPC.
Henry Tan, Chief Operating Officer, Asia Pacific — Henry Tan joined Planet Payment from the Singapore regional office of Visa International. He previously worked at American Express in a variety of roles, including regional head of the Asian Systems Group, and at Citigroup as South
Asia Head, Technology Group.
Jason Taylor, Chief Information Officer — Jason Taylor has over twelve years of experience in credit card processing, e-commerce and POS solutions. Prior to joining Planet Payment, Mr. Taylor managed the card processing system for a third party processor and has been working directly with Planet Payment for ten years.
Paul Whittle, SVP Front End Systems — Paul Whittle founded Whittle Transaction Group, which was acquired by Planet Payment in 2005 after developing the company’s “PlanetSwitch” technology. Prior to founding his own company, Mr. Whittle was SVP POS Systems Development at Hypercom Corporation.