SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 16, 2013) - Steve Elefant joins GoPago, Inc. to lead the growth in new channels and further develop GoPago LIVE, an all-in-one cloud POS with an integrated mobile payments platform.
"For more than two decades, Steve Elefant has been a leader in the payments industry. We are excited to have him leading our strategy and ISO partnerships as we build the best-in-class total cloud commerce solution," said Leo Rocco, GoPago Founder and CEO. "Steve's experience, knowledge and vision are exactly in line with the future of GoPago. Steve and I will work on the most robust suite of products including an mPOS, ecommerce and an open (SDK) platform."
Mr. Elefant said, "I have looked at all of the solutions and without a doubt, GoPago has the most robust commerce platform on the market today. I look forward to working with the team as we lead this payments and Point of Sale revolution and roll out an even more comprehensive solution."
Mr. Elefant has over 25 years experience in overall company strategy, products, end to end encryption, mobile, business development and mergers and acquisitions. Most recently, Elefant was a Senior Strategic Consultant at Google, Inc. in the Payments group. Prior to Google, Mr. Elefant was CIO of Heartland Payment Systems. Mr. Elefant has founded several successful startups, including Payment Processing Inc, ICVerify and was Managing Director of Soaring Ventures, a private equity investment and strategic consulting firm.
GoPago, Inc. is an all-in-one, 'commerce in the cloud' platform revolutionizing the way merchants and consumers transact. GoPago LIVE is a cloud point of sale with a fully integrated mobile payments platform that connects merchants with consumers, enabling interaction throughout the entire transaction. GoPago LIVE is delivered to merchants as a turn-key solution: all the hardware (tablet, receipt printer, cashbox, credit card reader), cloud-based software, payment processing, 4G LTE data connectivity, and a streamlined interface for mobile and in-store purchases. Merchants can access real-time data analytics straight from the tablet or via a web portal, empowering merchants to act on business insights anytime, anywhere. For more information, visit www.gopago.com.