SecureNet announced today that Jerry Bartlett, former senior vice president and chief development officer for First Data Corp., has been named chief technology officer.
"Jerry's years of experience in the technology and payments arenas are a welcome addition to our team," said Brent Warrington, CEO at SecureNet. "I am confident his deep understanding of our customers' needs will not only improve our product offerings, but also lead to even stronger long-term strategy. We are proud to have him join the SecureNet team."
In his new position as chief technology officer at SecureNet, Jerry will oversee development of new technologies as well as improvement of the infrastructure and architecture of the company's existing end-to-end payments platform. He will work to enhance SecureNet's business intelligence, PayOS™, which provides data and analytics, insights and Inventory Management. Additionally, Jerry will spearhead the development of new functions and tools aimed at improving the user experience for merchants.
Jerry brings more than 25 years of experience in the technology and financial services industries. Prior to joining SecureNet, he was senior vice president and chief development officer for First Data Corp. In that position, Jerry led the Global Product Development organization and was responsible for all product and application development, testing, delivery and support.
Before First Data, Jerry was senior vice president and chief information officer for TD Ameritrade. He served on numerous boards including Wells Fargo Merchant Services Board, NASDAQ Technology Advisory Council and NASD Technology Advisory Council. He also regularly speaks at conferences for senior technology leaders that focus on leadership development, innovation, IT governance and IT/business alignment and outsourcing.
"Jerry's knowledge and dedication to the payments industry will be a vital component of SecureNet's continued development and growth over the next couple of years," Warrington added.