Judo payments, the UK's leading card payment technology for mobile apps, today announced it has appointed Michael De Jongh as vice president for sales and marketing.
De Jongh will head up the company's sales and marketing functions to drive sales for judo's embedded mobile app payment processing solutions.
Prior to this appointment De Jongh was global head of sales for mobile billing and payments at Syniverse. He led the sales team to drive the monetisation of online and in app payments through direct operator billing. Before that De Jongh worked as a sales director for Antenna software and was responsible for selling the company's leading mobile application platform across EMEA. He also worked as director of sales at Sybase 365 and managed mobile commerce sales across Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Commenting on his appointment, Dennis Jones, CEO of judo payments said:
'Michael's experience will be crucial to supporting our company's business as it goes from strength to strength. He is uniquely qualified to position judo as a key player in Britain's burgeoning mobile commerce sector and will play a vital role in attracting new business by helping app developers maximise mobile conversion for their mobile apps through the integration of judo's simplified payment processing platform.'
Michael De Jongh said: "judo is one of the fastest growing start-ups in the UK and its technology is quickly winning the support of many innovative app developers. I am incredibly excited to help lead the company to its next phase of growth and accelerate judo as the leader in mobile app card payments.
Judo was launched in 2010 with an initial $5M seed round led by private investors. Since then the company has signed up thousands of merchants on its pay as you go payment platform across the UK and has worked with many innovative developers to integrate its mobile optimised card payments into native iOS and Android apps with a single line of code.
About judo payments
judo payments provide mobile payment solutions to thousands of businesses across the UK to ensure they never lose a sale. From integrated card payments for mobile apps to providing the tools to build a custom mobile payment system for third parties, judo makes mobile credit and debit card acceptance simple and affordable. Businesses can sign up with judo directly through the website or by consulting one of over 300 certified sales representatives.