Leading the Charge

 

Leo Patching, CEO

Chief Executive Officer

Leo is a multi-faceted leader who manages our tech, operations and finance teams.  He’s held C-Level roles in both public and private companies, in the UK and US, at every imaginable stage.

Laura Wagner, CVO

Chief Visionary Officer

Laura is a high energy strategic visionary known for profitable niche solutions in the payments space. She is passionate about making payments painless for visionary software partners.

Ben Way, CPO

Chief Product Officer

Ben is a world-renowned technologist who has advised some of the world’s leading institutions, including the White House. He is the Chief Product Officer at Digitzs.com (Z) and also serves as the CEO of Digits.io(S), our blockchain subsidiary.

David Jaques

Chairman

David was the first CFO of PayPal, treasurer at Silicon Valley Bank and Director at Blue Run Ventures. He is recognized by the global fintech community as a pioneer in payments.

Linda Perry

Advisor

After 17 years at Visa, Linda now serves as a senior advisor to select payment firms. She served on the ETA’s board for 13 years was named the most influential woman in payments by PaymentSource.com for three consecutive years.

Edward Katzin

Advisor

Edward was Head of Payments at Apple, filed 38 patents @ Visa and was the former CIO of Revolution Money which was sold to American Express.  He advises Digitzs’ Senior team and Board on intellectual property matters.

Kenny Douglas

Advisor

Kenny brings 30+ years of payments technology, integration and FinTech to the Digitzs team. His FinTech industry network has opened up numerous doors for both Digitzs and our merchant software partners.

Mark Thompson

Advisor

Mark is a best-selling author, keynote speaker and has served as the personal coach to Richard Branson, Charles Schwab and Steve Jobs to name a few.  He serves as a (very) strategic advisor to Digitzs’ Senior management team and to the company’s Board of Directors.