Charles Potts is a recognized leader in the financial technology and payments industry with 25+ years of hands-on experience in building, growing, and leading organizations. In addition to starting his own companies, Potts’ ability to achieve profitable revenue growth and exceed business objectives in a combination of start-up, early-stage and public-companies has landed him Executive roles at Jack Henry, Goldleaf, Fiserv and most recently First Performance, where he led the start-up’s Business Development activities.
His expertise in corporate strategy, business development and product management as well as his leadership success in international markets brings important insights to executive management teams and venture firms on crucial matters dealing with the evaluation, integration and deployment of financial services and emerging payments-related technologies with a key focus on digital and mobile channels and their related operational efficiencies.
A frequent industry speaker and author, Potts is an active member and former board member and past president of The Association for Financial Technology Providers (AFT), former director for The Financial Managers Society and former board member of PROFORMANCE. Potts currently serves on the advisory boards of several start-ups.