Technology Heavyweight Matt Banham Joins mPayments Innovators Omlis as Chief Technology Officer
Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom, July 16, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- Global mobile payments solutions provider Omlis is pleased to announce the appointment of Matt Banham as Chief Technology Officer effective immediately. Mr. Banham joins Omlis to enhance and implement all strategic roadmap and architectural technology development initiatives. Matt will lead all technology efforts at Omlis ensuring that the business continues to deliver highly differentiated and scalable technology to all relevant markets.
As an experienced technologist, Mr. Banham brings over 19 years engineering solutions experience within the photonics, telecommunications, air traffic management, surveillance, embedded and safety critical software and energy industries. His senior management roles also saw Matt lead teams of up to 30 engineers on projects with a turnover of over £15 million.
Markus Milsted, CEO of Omlis commented that, “Matt’s arrival at Omlis really does signal the dawn of a new day for the business. He is an extremely talented software technician with a track record that demonstrates his skills as a strong leader, driven by quality and results with no compromise.”
Matt’s interest in coding started at the age of 8 where he wrote his first shape generator program in turtle-logo on the first BBC microcomputers. His passion for all things software engineered saw him deliver highly complex projects at Malvern Instruments, Progressive Energy, Altran, where he contributed to the wing design of the ground breaking Airbus A380, BAE Systems and Ebeni. Matt led the development of the world’s lowest loss hollow-core optical fibre, he led the development of Europe’s first full model of a pre-combustion, carbon sequestration power station and was instrumental in developing the world’s first operational, real-time, predictive air traffic control system.
“I am excited by the immense opportunity and challenges of my new role at Omlis. Omlis elegantly delivers innovative yet highly differentiated and scalable technologies and I am challenged to ensure that we remain the leading provider of mobile payment solutions to the wider payments ecosystem.” Mr. Banham also added, “Omlis is built around strong values, excellent people and world class technology products and I look forward to helping shape Omlis to becoming a truly world class organization.”
Recent strategic partnerships in Latin America with ISN Technologies who facilitate transactions for some of Chile's largest organizations including banks such as Banco Santander and retailers such as ABCDIN and Stratus Technologies Mexico who currently boast two of the three major supermarket chains in Mexico as clients, processing approximately 50% of credit and debit card transactions, 60% of all cinema ticket purchases, 50% of bus ticket transactions and supporting 50% of banking services in Mexico, the appointment of Matt Banham as Chief Technology Officer is another win for Omlis, further strengthening their position for accelerated growth.
Omlis is a global mobile payment solution provider that brings market proven, highly powerful, differentiated and most effective solutions to all mobile commerce security. Providing completely secure, unique and uncompromised technologies with 100% fault-tolerant tracking of all payments in real-time for full transaction accountability.