Jeff Katz (Visiting Growth Expert)
Jeff Katz specialises in building new enterprise ecosystems, which align business interests and user experiences. He is the Founding CEO of Mercury Payment Systems (MPS) and joined Point of Sale (POS) Developers and Resellers to deliver payment processing merchants. Through strong channel partnerships, which included revenue sharing. Silver Lake Partners, the leading private investor in technology and technology-enabled industries, recognized the continued growth potential of these innovations and made a strategic investment acquiring a 61% interest in 2010. MPS is ranked 21st in the 2011 Nilson Report’s list of 100 largest acquirers. In 2013, Jeff and his brother were individually recognized by the RSPA, (the POS industry’s trade association), by being inducted into their Hall of Fame. Since then, Jeff has invested in a portfolio of companies that add-value to the Point of Sale industry and in May 2014, MPS sold for $1.65B.