Adrian Jolly

Extensive experience of global risk management and data protection including strategic risk assessments and establishment of an enterprise risk management framework including Global business continuity. Specialties: Enterprise Risk Management, risk registers, strategic risk assessments, governance, operational risk management, error reporting systems, supplier chain risk assessment, client assurance, internal and external stakeholder management, board level reporting, data protection, global business continuity management, crisis simulations and exercising, crisis management , ISO 22301 and ISO9001

Alan Koenigsberg

Global Head of New Payment Flows, Visa Business Solutions

Ben Hobby

As a partner with BTVK Advisory, Ben has extensive experience in accounting and fraud investigations for both private and public sector entities, particularly claims made under commercial crime insurance policies.

Bill Wardwell

Bill Wardwell is an experienced payments veteran with 15 years behind the scenes in the financial services industry focusing on payments technology. He is VP of Strategy and Product Management for Bottomline Technologies.

Boaz Krelbaum

As the General Manager of Cyber Fraud & Risk Management for Bottomline Technologies, Boaz Krelbaum helps organizations reduce risk, prevent fraud and meet regulatory compliance requirements.

Brian McLaughlin

Brian McLaughlin is a business leader who specializes in finding innovative solutions to the complex challenges of today’s rapidly evolving technology landscape. He is Chief Experience Officer for Bottomline Technologies.

Chris Gledhill

Fintech Expert, Writer and Speaker

Chris Skinner

Chair, Financial Services Club and author of Digital Bank, Valueweb, and Digital Human.

Craig Jeffery

Craig Jeffery, Managing Partner of Strategic Treasurer, has 20+ years of financial and treasury experience as a practitioner and as a consultant helping organizations craft realistic goals and achieve significant benefits quickly.

Daniel Bardini

As Managing Director of Financial Messaging for Bottomline Technologies, Daniel offers extensive experience in the finance industry developing and implementing business payment strategies.

Donna Torres

As a seasoned payments professional with Xero, the emerging global leader of online accounting software for small businesses, Donna is focused on helping clients tackle their payments challenges and achieve their business goals.

Doug Hartsema

Doug Hartsema, Managing Partner of The Hartsema Group, specializes in connecting corporate treasury practitioners and business owners to their bank treasury providers.

Duena Blomstrom

Co-Founder and CEO, PEOPLENOTTECH. Author of Emotional Banking: Fixing Culture, Leveraging FinTech and Transforming Retail Banks into Brands.

Elizabeth Ashey

Liz Ashey has 20 years’ experience working with major banks, Fortune 500 corporations and businesses to implement effective, cloud-based Treasury solutions. She is VP of Paymode-X Channel Strategy for Bottomline Technologies.

Ed Adshead-Grant

Ed Adshead-Grant is an experienced Fintech expert in the Global Payments and Cash Management industry, driving secure business payment solutions in ACH, Card, SWIFT, Faster Payments, Blockchain, Cyber Fraud & Risk Management and more.

Emily Rodenhuis

Emily Rodenhuis is a creative marketing writer specializing in content creation. Her work has been featured by BankNews, InfoSecurity, AFP magazine and more.

Erin Oswalt

Erin Oswalt is an Industry Editor for She has 20+ years of experience in banking and financial technology focused on product innovation, revenue management and product marketing.

Gareth Priest

Gareth Priest, CPO for Bottomline Technologies, has over 20 years of experience as a product innovator in the world of Financial Technology. With a track record of building products that have helped the Financial Services market address opportunities in Digital Banking, Customer Engagement, Real-Time Payments & Payments Innovation across North America, EMEA and Asia Pacific.

Germaine Lang

Germaine Lang is the Managing Editor of SmartPayments with a strong creative and technical writing background across many industries. She also works to engage customers and relate their experiences with vendor products and services, positioning them as innovative thought leaders.

Graham Jarvis

Graham is a freelance business and technology journalist, currently Bottomline Technologies' Roving Reporter at Sibos. He writes about I.T, fintech, payments, blockchain and crypto-currencies. His articles appear in FSTech, Banking Technology and Fintech Futures, Information Age, Global Banking and Finance Review and in many other similar publications.

Hugh Garber

With 15+ years of experience in technology and cloud solutions, Hugh Garber helps AP departments automate the end-to-end AP lifecycle. He is the Director of Solutions Marketing for Paymode-X Business Solutions at Bottomline Technologies.

Jamie Florio

Jamie’s 15+ years of B2B payment experience has been focused on helping organizations simplify their corporate payment and accounts payable systems. He currently a Senior Solutions Consultant with Bottomline Technologies.

Janice Brown

Janice L. Brown, president of Janice Brown & Associates, Inc., is a technology startup consultant who writes about the business value of emerging technologies. She specializes in using communications to position technology ventures, develop industry thought leader programs, and sell products. Janice is based in Manchester, NH.

Jessica Cheney

As the VP of Product Management and Strategic Solutions for Bottomline’s Banking Solutions, Jessica drives the creation of strategic solutions that facilitate financial institutions’ growth in commercial banking. Jessica has more than 25 years of cash management experience with banks and software providers, including leadership roles at S1, Clear2Pay and US Bank.

Jim Marous

Co-Publisher, The Financial Brand; Publisher, Digital Banking Report

Jessica Moran

As the General Manager of Bottomline Technologies' Paymode-X Business Solutions, Jessica Moran has nearly twenty years’ experience leading teams to create innovative payment solutions that drive business growth.

Joe Susienka

Joe Susienka, an experienced B2B payments and compliance specialist, helps deliver secure payment solutions that meet the compliance needs of organizations. He is a Product Manager for Bottomline Technologies and is both CAMS and PMC-IV certified.

James Richardson

James Richardson has 15+ years’ experience in payments, working with FIs and Corporates to secure critical payments and reduce fraud risk. James is Head of Market Development, Risk & Fraud, for Bottomline Technologies.

Kathleen Gowin

Kathleen Gowin is the founder and president of K Gowin Consulting, LLC. She is a Certified Cash Manager, and a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist. You can contact Kathleen at or visit

Leo Gil

Leo Gil is the VP of Innovation for Banking Solutions at Bottomline, working closely with financial institutions to design and deliver innovations in payments, cash management, and customer engagement solutions. He has more than 20 years of experience in the software industry with focus on financial technology services.

Louise Beaumont

I work with legislators & regulators to drive disruption, with corporates to cope with it & with start-ups to exploit it.

Mark Bradbury

A former professional squash player and founder of Apply Financial, Mark Bradbury has 30 years’ experience starting and running financial solution providers. He specializes in payment automation.

Mary Elliott

As a featured SmartPayments contributor and marketing intern at Bottomline Technologies, Mary Elliott brings a unique perspective with her diverse background in the technology, marketing, and non-profit industries. She is simultaneously pursuing a BS in advertising with a minor in technical writing at Kent State University.

Marcus Hughes

Marcus Hughes, Director of Business Development for Bottomline Technologies, is a senior transaction banker with a successful history of product innovation, thought leadership and business development in a major European bank, a UK clearing bank and prominent technology firms. 

Neira Jones

Neira Jones is an independent advisor and international speaker, partner for the Global Cyber Alliance, and ambassador for the Emerging Payments Association.

Paul Fannon

Paul has more than 20 years of experience in the financial and IT sectors helping organizations set visions and achieve goals for their business through the use of cutting-edge technology.

Richard Ransom

With 20+ years of experience, Richard has been involved in some of the most impactful innovations the payments industry has experienced. His specialties include Bacs, FPS, SEPA, Swift-based payments and access to payment systems.

Rob Eberle

As CEO, Rob drives the development of business strategy, culture, and executive leadership to delight customers and deliver growth for Bottomline Technologies. Under Rob’s guidance, Bottomline has become a leading provider of innovative payment, digital banking, invoice and cyber fraud solutions, delivered across multiple geographies and markets globally.

Ron Shevlin

Ron Shevlin is the director of research for Cornerstone Advisors and the author of "Smarter Bank," Snarketing blog and Cornerstone's Insight Vault. He specializes in financial services marketing strategy.

Ruth Wanderhofer

Partner, Gauss Ventures

Sam Sweet

Sam Sweet is a featured SmartPayments contributor who brings a global perspective to his writing. He is currently studying communications at Denison University and interning at a fast-paced, multi-faceted marketing department at a leading fintech organization specializing in global payments, banking solutions and fraud prevention platforms.

Simon Chan

Throughout his public relations career, Simon has developed extensive experience in the payments technology industry. He has worked with large organizations such as KPMG and Microsoft as well as global scale-ups like Everledger, Sigfox and Tink Labs. He's currently focused on finding a duty of care for Blockchain technology.

Stephanie McCarthy

Stephanie McCarthy is an experienced technology marketing professional with deep experience in the payments and global business solutions industries.

Theodora Lau

Named one of 44 "2017 Innovators to Watch" by Bank Innovation, ranked No. 2 Top FinTech Influencers by Onalytica, and named LinkedIn Top Voices for Economy and Finance, Theo is a speaker, writer, and advisor, who work seeks to spark innovation in the public and private sectors for the benefits of 50-plus cohort. She is the founder of Unconventional Ventures, which focuses on developing and growing an ecosystem of financial institutions, corporations, startups, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and accelerators to better address the unmet needs of consumers (e.g. older adults), with keen interests in women and minority founders.

Tom Groenfeldt

Tom Groenfeldt is a finance and technology writer for Forbes and International Finance Magazine.

Wayne Johnson

Wayne Johnson worked on Wall Street for over twenty years and is now a senior adviser to two crypto currency, one payment service provider and a nationally recognized private equity firm.

Zach Daniloff

Zach Daniloff is an experienced technology marketing professional who focuses on customer engagement and analytics solutions in the banking industry.