The PRWIRE Press Releases https:// 2014-10-29T01:41:59Z Former PayPal Chair joins IP Payments 2014-10-29T01:41:59Z former-paypal-chair-joins-ip-payments Former PayPal Chair joins IP Payments SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – 3 October, 2014. IP Payments Pty Ltd is pleased to announce that former PayPal Chairperson, Ms Bonnie Boezeman AO, has been appointed as the new Chair of its Board. Highly awarded throughout her career, Bonnie brings extensive experience gained across the payments industry while being well regarded by both business and government communities. As a previous Deloitte Technology Fast 50 achiever five years running, IP Payments has recently experienced exciting growth and is looking forward to what Bonnie can contribute to the business as this continues. Over a 23 year period, Bonnie held various international management roles at Time Warner and most recently held the position of Chair at eBay Inc. subsidiary, PayPal Australia, for six years. As well as this she has extensive corporate governance experience having acted on over 14 boards, was awarded an Officer in the Order of Australia (AO) and in 2009 was knighted by Pope Benedict XVI for contributions to the Catholic Church. She has also held positions in the not-for-profit sector, making her well versed across many industries including insurance, retail, events, funds management and defence. Chief Executive Officer, Mark Lewis said Bonnie’s broad business experience will be highly valued by IP Payments. “At a time when IP Payments is looking to continue its growth and strengthen its position in the payments industry, we are very excited to see the expertise that Bonnie will bring to this business,” says Lewis. Ms Boezeman, who holds an executive business diploma from Harvard Business School, said she was excited to be joining the team at IP Payments during such a critical time in the company’s growth and the rapid evolution of the global payments industry. Bonnie says, “IP Payments is entering a new phase in its growth and I am looking forward to becoming part of that.” About IP Payments IP Payments works to keep your cash flowing, giving you more time to focus on your customers. Closely aligned with the objectives of your business, IP Payments operates as a silent partner to streamline your internal business processes, reduce barriers to the collection of payments and improvement of existing finance channels. IP Payment’s market leading PCI compliant platform has been designed to grow with your business and offers award winning functionality to scale as your business requirements evolve. Read more at www.ippayments.com IP Payments awarded silver at the 2014 PYMNTS Innovator Awards 2014-03-27T05:56:31Z ip-payments-awarded-silver-at-the-2014-pymnts-innovator-awards SYDNEY, Australia – 21 March 2014: IP Payments, an innovator in corporate payments and PCI compliance solutions, has announced that it has been awarded silver at the 2014 PYMNTS Innovator Awards, held on the campus of Harvard University, Boston MA. Recognised in the ‘Most Invisible Player’ category, the award acknowledges the provider’s secure cloud-based multi-currency, multi-channel payment solution, IP PCI.   Mark Lewis, Managing Director of IP Payments has said of the award, “I feel honoured that IP Payments has been recognised with silver at these prestigious awards for the subtle but important role we play with our clients. To receive this award in the company of some of the world’s leading technology innovators is truly humbling.”   With the technology powering some of the world’s largest and most profitable companies, IP Payments is very much an ‘invisible player’ to the end consumer. The IP PCI solution has evolved to become a flexible yet robust and secure platform that can be scaled to suit any enterprise. Pre-defined modules for high-volume payments allow IP Payments to rapidly deploy a customised solution to market with reduced lead times and minimal impact to the customer.   The IP PCI solution came about from the need for standards within the payments industry, which later developed into PCI Data Security Standards (PCI DSS). IP PCI provides customers with various payment options across multiple devices, the ability to migrate their customer credit card databases into IP Payments’ secure vault, while enabling the management of this data via an intuitive administration system.   The Innovator Awards 2014 is considered as the most prestigious recognition awards in the payments industry. IP Payments were nominated as a finalist in the ‘Most Invisible Player’ category alongside organisations including Paydiant, Mitek, Curaxian and Early Warning. Other category winners included PayPal, Bitcoin and Google Wallet. About IP PaymentsIP Payments has emerged as a leader in secure revenue management solutions and has helped clients improve cash flow and comply with secure payment standards since 2004. It provides organizations with the corporate payments technology that sits at the heart of their business and ensures their compliance with payment card industry (PCI) data security standards. It services more than 75,000 billers around the globe, including various ASX 50 and Fortune 500 organizations in the Asia Pacific region. For five straight years, Deloitte has identified IP Payments as one of the 500 fastest-growing ICT companies in Asia and have had its online Statement and Invoice, Presentment and Payment solution recognized as the ‘Most Innovative Financial Application’ in the Asia Pacific region. For more information on IP Payments and its innovative IP PCI solution, visit www.ippayments.com. END IP PAYMENTS named a Finalist for a PYMNTS 2014 Innovator Award 2014-02-27T03:54:39Z ip-payments-named-a-finalist-for-a-pymnts-2014-innovator-award FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Sydney, AUSTRALIA (BUSINESS WIRE) — February 18, 2014. IP Payments has been named as a finalist for a 2014 PYMNTS Innovator Award in the category of ‘Most Invisible Player’. IP Payments is being recognized for its platform known as ‘IP PCI’ that brings customers payment innovation, PCI compliance and improved cash flow. IP PCI is a secure cloud-based multi-currency and multi-channel payment platform currently being used to support the cash flow of some of the world’s largest and most successful companies. This is the third year for this competition, which has seen an exponential increase in participants, and has a submissions, selection and voting process unmatched in intellectual rigor and competitive energy. Judges this year included Janet Estep, NACHA, David Evans, Global Economics Group, Matt Harris, Bain Capital Ventures, Karl Mehta, Menlo Ventures, Hans Morris, General Atlantic, Paul Purcell, Continental Advisors, Dan Rosen, Commerce Ventures, Karen Webster, Market Platform Dynamics & PYMNTS.com and Matt Witheiler, Flybridge Capital Partners. “Payment security and payment innovation are front of mind for organizations the world over,” says Mark Lewis, Managing Director of IP Payments. “IP Payments sits humbly behind many organizations delivering vital payment infrastructure and guidance to ensure their payment processes are simple yet secure.  Our multichannel platform allows these organizations to adapt and succeed in a fast paced, fluid payments landscape. Reaching the finals of the ‘Most Invisible Player’ is wonderful recognition of this discreet but mission critical role we play behind the scenes, on an everyday basis.”     Voting will remain open thru February 27th at 12 noon EST.  Winners will be announced the evening of March 20, 2014 during a live ceremony following the conclusion of The Innovation Project 2014, a two-day program hosted by PYMNTS.com that convenes the most elite innovators and executives to discuss the issues that impact every single player across every single facet of the rapidly changing payments and commerce ecosystem. “The PYMNTS Innovators Awards is one of the most inspiring aspects of The Innovation Project,” says Karen Webster, CEO of Market Platform Dynamics and President of PYMNTS.com. “It puts innovation front and center and serves as a very visible reminder of the creative spirit and energy that will drive our massively dynamic payments and commerce ecosystem forward.” The Innovation Project 2014 will be held on March 19-20 at Annenberg Hall on the campus of Harvard University* This year’s theme: Rethink. Reset. Reinvent will address a variety of topics including the reinvention of retail, commerce, the consumer experience, security, digital cash and global commerce. For more information on IP Payments and its innovative IP PCI solution, visit www.ippayments.com. To see the list of other finalists and to vote, click here, and to request an invitation to participate as a delegate please visit theinnovationproject2014.com.   About CompanyIP Payments has emerged as a leader in secure revenue management solutions and has helped clients improve cash flow and comply with secure payment standards since 2004. It provides organizations with the corporate payments technology that sits at the heart of their business and ensures their compliance with payment card industry (PCI) data security standards. It services 73,500 billers around the globe, including various ASX 50 and Fortune 500 organizations in the Asia Pacific region. For five straight years, Deloitte has identified IP Payments as one of the 500 fastest-growing ICT companies in Asia and have had its online Statement and Invoice, Presentment and Payment solution recognized as the ‘Most Innovative Financial Application’ in the Asia Pacific region. For more information, please visit www.ippayments.com   About The Innovation Project Over 2 days, 60+ speakers and 600 senior members of the payments industry will change the way that the payments and its broader commerce ecosystem thinks, talks, delivers and ignites innovation. On March 19th & 20th the greatest minds in commerce and payments will assemble at Annenberg Hall in Memorial Hall on the Campus of Harvard University* near Boston to kick the conversation about innovation up to an entirely different level at The Innovation Project. Speakers and delegates are among the most senior executives from literally every established payments company worldwide.   About PYMNTS.com PYMNTS.com is reinventing the way in which companies in payments share relevant information about the initiatives that shape the future of commerce and make news. This powerful B2B platform is the #1 site for the payments industry by traffic and the premier source of information about “what’s next” in payments. C-suite and VP level executives read it daily for these insights, making the PYMNTS.com audience the most valuable in the industry. It provides an interactive platform for companies to demonstrate thought It provides an interactive platform for companies to demonstrate thought leadership, popularize products and, most importantly, capture the mindshare of global decision-makers.  It’s where the best minds and best content meet on the web.   *Please note that The Innovation Project and PYMNTS.com are not affiliated with Harvard University, nor is the Innovation Project 2014 a Harvard University program or activity. MEDIA CONTACT Pam Bittner, PYMNTS.com pbittner@pymnts.com 617-233-2064  617-233-2064