Eric Remer founded and currently serves as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of PaySimple. Prior to PaySimple, Eric founded Conclave Group, a direct marketing services company, where he served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Eric also co-founded and served as the Vice President of Business and Strategic Development for I-Behavior, a leading behavioral targeting and database marketing organization. I-Behavior sold its online division, Acerno, to Akamai and its offline data division to the KBM Group.
Eric began his career working in investment banking at Kidder, Peabody & Company. Eric graduated with a B.A. in history from the University of Michigan.
Matt Feierstein, PaySimple's President and Chief Operating Officer, oversees the company's holistic business operations. He has over fifteen years of cross functional management experience in the online software space, including four years at IAC's Pronto division where he last served as the Chief Operating Officer, and was responsible for the company's revenue and acquisition goals. Prior to Pronto, Matt's experience also includes senior management roles at several small business start-ups in both the service and retail industries.
Matt began his career at Ticketmaster Online-Citysearch in a variety of business roles, last serving as the Senior Director of Customer Product Management. Matt has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan.
Tom Wilkas is the Chief Financial Officer at PaySimple, where he is responsible for finance and accounting. Tom’s early career was spent with Fortune 500 companies (e.g. PepsiCo, Anheuser-Busch, US WEST). More recently, he has been the CFO for a number of PE-backed, VC-backed, and publicly traded companies specializing in M&A, capital raising, growth acceleration, and strategic exits.
Tom holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame and an MBA in Finance from Indiana University.
David joined PaySimple in 2007 and leads sales in both its direct and indirect client acquisition channels. David has over 17 years of experience in the payments industry, most recently as Vice President of the Western Region for Global Payments. During his career, he has engaged in sales and business development for payment network processing, agent bank and ISO programs, as well as a variety of peripheral payment solutions.
David has served as a non-commissioned officer in the U.S. Army following graduation from the Defense Language Institute. David holds a BBA in International Business from the University of Georgia.
Chris Alaimo is the VP of Engineering at PaySimple, responsible for leading a high-energy team of software developers, IT professionals, and QA experts who love to build great products for small businesses. He has over 15 years of experience managing engineering teams at both enterprise companies and startups. Chris also co-founded ProStor Systems, which supplied backup and archiving solutions to Dell, HP, IBM, and others. He's passionate about building great teams and great software.
Chris has a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan.
Amir Goldman joined SIG and formed Susquehanna Growth Equity in 2006, focusing on investments in the payments and software space. With previous investments including Prosight (acquired by Primaver/Oracle), ClarifI (acquired by Standard & Poor’s), Whale Communications (acquired by Microsoft), and Crossworlds (NASDAQ, then acquired by IBM), he brings more than 15 years of technology investing experience. Amir currently sits on the boards of PaySimple, JK Group, MMIT and Netformx, and previously served on the boards of CashEdge (acquired by Fiserv), Plimus (acquired by Great Hill Partners), and ESP Technologies (acquired by Investment Technology Group). He taught entrepreneurial management to second year MBA candidates at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania from 2005-2010, and received an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BS in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania.
Scott Thompson is the CEO of ShopRunner. He has a record of deep industry experience, having most recently served as CEO of Yahoo. Prior to that, Mr. Thompson was President of PayPal with overall responsibility for establishing that company as the leading global online payment service. Prior to PayPal, Mr. Thompson was Executive Vice President of Technology Solutions at Inovant, a subsidiary of Visa formed to oversee global technology for the organization. Thompson was also Chief Information Officer of Barclays Global Investors, where he implemented a new strategic technology platform and global infrastructure. In addition, he was a partner with Coopers & Lybrand.
Devin Schain has over 20 years of experience as President and Chief Executive Officer of direct marketing and affinity based companies. He has specialized skills in general management, sales, marketing, and business development. Most recently, Devin is the co-founder of Educational Direct, a Student Lending business that grew from start-up phase to a valuation of $375 million in a three year period. The firm operates today with a loan volume of over $2.7 billion and over $120 million in revenue.
Devin Schain created his first company, On Campus Marketing (OCM), as a student at the University of Pennsylvania. Devin managed OCM to 11 consecutive years of increasing revenue and profits, leading to a successful sale of the company in June of 2001 to Student Advantage (NASDQ: STAD). He earned a B.A. degree in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania and is a member of the Washington, DC chapter of Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO). He is very involved in several non-profit organizations including Hoop Dreams, University of Pennsylvania Mid Atlantic Trustee, Heart of Education, and the American Cancer Society.
Jed is the Senior Vice President of Revenue for Yelp, where he is responsible for leading the rapidly growing sales, client services, and revenue operations groups, which span across four domestic locations and Europe. Prior to Yelp, Jed spent seven years in senior sales roles for Yahoo! HotJobs, and most recently as Director of Corporate Sales for the Western Region. He began his career in the Venture Services Group of investment bank Robertson Stephens. Jed holds a B.A. in economics from the University of Colorado.
Raj is the President and COO of Concur, which he co-founded in 1993. Raj has been a director of Concur since April 2008. Prior to that, he served in various roles at Concur, including the Executive Vice President of Sales, Marketing & Services. Prior to joining Concur, Mr. Singh worked at Ford Motor Company and General Motors Corporation. Mr. Singh serves on the boards of directors of Apptio, as well board positions at Partnership for Learning, Seattle Children’s Hospital, and SeeYourImpact, three not-for-profit organizations.