Ex-Google exec joins Payment Rails as chief revenue officer
23 May 2017 | 2688 views | 0
Source: Payment Rails
Payment Rails, a cloud technology platform that enables businesses to send mass payments to any individual or company worldwide, today announced that Justin Reid has joined the company as Chief Revenue Officer.
As Payment Rails’ CRO, Reid will manage sales, growth, and channel partnerships. Reid brings with him tremendous industry experience and a strong business development background in the enterprise SaaS platform space, which will help establish Payment Rails’ position as a leader in the payout technology industry.
Reid has spent the last twelve years of his career within the technology industry in a variety of roles related to enterprise sales, business development, marketing and partner channel development. Previously, Reid worked at Google where he was responsible for the financial services practice of Google’s cloud enterprise product in Canada. He also served as Client Director at SAS where he managed client partnerships with two of Canada’s largest banks, in addition to leading a capable cross-functional team in market development within Canada. Reid’s knowledge of enterprise SaaS, business intelligence, and building successful channel partnerships is second to none.
“Justin will be at the forefront of Payment Rails’ growth as we continue to scale globally. His astounding business development background from Google and SAS and extensive knowledge of B2B cloud based platforms will provide him with a natural understanding of our customers’ needs and priorities,” said CEO, Tim Nixon.
“I’m thrilled to be joining Payment Rails. I was attracted to this company and its vision for its already existing leadership team with years in the payments industry, in addition to the strong engagement with customers and partners that positions them for continued success. Furthermore, the ability to be a cross-border payments category leader with exponential growth potential truly made this decision an easy one,” said Justin Reid, CRO.
Reid will be pitching on behalf of Payment Rails as a finalist at the 2nd Annual Fintech Cup hosted at The Payments Canada Summit this week in Toronto.
Reid holds an MBA from The Richard Ivey School of Business at Western University. In addition to assuming his role as the Chief Revenue Officer he will also be a Member of the Board of Directors.