Innovators in the payments marketplace
Our leadership team is comprised of payment and technology industry veterans.
Brent WarringtonChief Executive Officer
As Chief Executive Officer, Brent is responsible for setting the strategic direction of long-term initiatives and market growth at Hyperwallet. Brent has more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry building and leading transformational companies, most recently as CEO at SecureNet Payment Systems (acquired by Worldpay). There he crafted a unique and award-winning cloud-based ecommerce framework that integrates payments, data analytics, and real-time inventory management across multiple channels. Prior to joining SecureNet, Brent pioneered the financial services industry’s first pure application service provider model as CEO of the successful online banking startup FundsXpress Inc. (now First Data). Before that, he served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of ePayments at First Data Corporation, as well as Vice President of Global Market Channels for Electronic Data Services or EDS (acquired by Hewlett Packard). During his time at EDS he also led Global Strategy and Marketing within its Financial Services business unit.
Brent holds a Master’s of Business Administration with a specialization in Marketing and Finance from Pepperdine University.
Peter BurridgeGlobal Chief Operating Officer
Investor, board member, and strategic executive, Peter has more than 20 years of management and leadership experience at rapid-growth technology companies. His unique, hands-on approach to business development and corporate governance has made him a trusted advisor and authority in both the enterprise software industry and the growing financial technology sector.
Peter’s current focus is on the strategic management and global growth of financial technologies. In his previous roles as Chief Revenue Officer and Chief Commercial Officer at Hyperwallet, Peter helped guide the organization through a successful recapitalization and global expansion plan. Today, he is involved heavily in the company’s day-to-day operations and is an increasingly recognizable figure in the San Francisco fintech community.
Prior to joining Hyperwallet, Peter served in executive roles at Oracle, Siebel, Travelex Global Business Payments, and as an investor and advisor in the technology sector.
His unique skills include corporate development, market entry, complex sales and solution selling, payments, operations, and customer-focused business transformation.
David HerronChief Legal Officer
David Herron is the Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer at Hyperwallet. He is responsible for overseeing all company legal affairs as well as the regulatory compliance, government affairs, and risk functions of Hyperwallet’s global business. This role has David leading a team of attorneys and compliance and risk professionals to provide legal direction, regulatory counsel, and strategic support to the business and its operations. David is also responsible for Hyperwallet’s enterprise risk management and insurance programs.
David has spent more than half of his nearly 20-year legal career building in-depth payments industry experience. Prior to joining Hyperwallet, David served as the Senior Strategic Legal Counsel responsible for multiple practice areas at Vantiv, the second largest payment processing company in the United States. David provided support to executive management through several significant corporate events, including Vantiv’s separation from its parent company, IPO, and four major acquisitions totaling in excess of $3B.
Prior to Vantiv, David was Assistant General Counsel for International Total Services, Inc. He was also a partner at a private practice in Cleveland, Ohio, focusing on business planning and litigation management. David has a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Miami University and Juris Doctor from Case Western University School of Law.
Christian FadelChief Financial Officer
Christian brings more than 16 years of experience in the payments industry to his role as the Chief Financial Officer at Hyperwallet. He is responsible for overseeing all of the company’s financial, accounting, treasury, human resource, and capital planning affairs.
Prior to joining Hyperwallet, Christian was Executive Vice President and CFO of SecureNet Payment Systems (acquired by Worldpay), a Sterling Partners portfolio company that provided cloud-based payment solutions for merchants that integrate point-of-sale, mobile, and e-commerce payments processing. Christian also previously served as the CFO and Director of ClearGage, CFO of Century Payments (acquired by Worldpay), and CFO of Sage Payment Solutions.
Christian is a CPA and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business from Stephen F. Austin State University and an MBA from Georgetown University.
Carlos GilChief technology Officer
Carlos Gil is a technology and cybersecurity leader with more than 20 years of experience in multiple verticals. As Hyperwallet’s Chief Technology Officer and Chief Information Security Officer, he is responsible for establishing and implementing the organization’s technical and cybersecurity vision, overseeing technology operations, and driving payout platform advancements.
Prior to joining Hyperwallet, Carlos was Chief Information Security Officer at PMC-Sierra, where he lead the development of their information security strategy and implementation program. Carlos has held various Director-level roles with TELUS Corporation, leading their information security architecture practice and their cyber threat and vulnerability management program. Carlos is also a former Peace Officer with Corrections Canada.
Carlos holds a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology, specializing in computer crime, from Simon Fraser University. He is a CISSP, CISA, and CISM in good standing.
Bill CrowleyHead of Global Innovation
Bill is the Head of Global Innovation at Hyperwallet, where he leads the product team in developing innovative, simple, and efficient global payment solutions. He is responsible for all aspects of the product lifecycle—from conceptual discussions, through internal development, and on to product launch.
Bill joined Hyperwallet in 2000. Before that, he served as the Systems Operations Manager for an e-commerce company where he was responsible for leading the IT team in the management of a complex distributed environment.
Bill received a Bachelor of Commerce from Dalhousie University.
Mark EngelsChief Revenue Officer
As Hyperwallet’s Chief Revenue Officer, Mark is responsible for the development and strategic leadership for Hyperwallet’s US sales and business expansion initiatives. He has more than 15 years of experience in strategic financial planning, sales, and business development, including the successful oversight of industry-leading strategic initiatives and corporate development efforts.
Prior to joining Hyperwallet, Mark was the Executive Vice President Business Development at SecureNet (acquired by Worldpay). He has also held a Senior Vice President position at First Data. Here he was in charge of channel strategy and the management of the processor’s network of resellers and strategic alliances. Mark has also acted as Vice President Business Development for FundsXpress Financial Network Inc., an online banking and bill-pay service provider (acquired by First Data).
Mark holds a Master of Business Administration from the Red McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas.
Derrick WaltonEVP, Global Financial Networks
Derrick is a global bank operations specialist with an expertise in international payments. In his role as Executive Vice President of Global Financial Networks, Derrick is responsible for developing and implementing business strategies and payment improvements for Hyperwallet’s global financial network. Drawing on his extensive experience and deep understanding of the evolving payments landscape, Walton works alongside Hyperwallet’s bank providers and financial partners to streamline operations and improve the company’s overall service delivery model.
Following his graduation, Derrick served in the Navy for six years, including a tour at the Pentagon as a briefer to Naval Leadership. After leaving the service, Derrick joined leading B2B payment provider Ruesch International as Director of Operations and went on to become Director of Operations for North America and Europe following an acquisition by Travelex. Derrick later oversaw banking operations for Western Union Business Solutions where he was eventually promoted to Head of Global Operations.
Derrick holds a Bachelor of Science in International Relations & Affairs from the United States Naval Academy
Mike MontyHead of Global Delivery
Mike Monty leads Hyperwallet’s global delivery and strategic accounts team, ensuring successful delivery and growth of Hyperwallet’s payments solutions in large, complex organizations and new industries.
Mike started his career in the software industry as a consultant and moved into sales and business development roles in the Asia Pacific region, spending 13 years in Singapore and an additional three years in Thailand. He spent nine years at IBM in sales, business development and management roles across hardware, software, and service departments. Mr. Monty then went on to work for FICO as their Asia Pacific Director of Strategic Partners.
Prior to joining Hyperwallet, Mr. Monty founded a market development consulting company in Singapore that represented foreign companies entering the Asian market.
Simon BanksManaging Director, Asia Pacific
A pioneer in the ecommerce marketplace space, Simon’s understanding of mobile and digital commerce is essential to shaping Hyperwallet’s approach in Asia Pacific. Simon is responsible for building out Hyperwallet’s Australian payments team and leading expansion efforts in the region.
Simon boasts an impressive resume with extensive experience in senior management and Asia Pacific roles at disruptive companies such as Salesforce.com, Travelex, Siebel, and Oracle. Prior to joining Hyperwallet, Simon served as Director of Merchant Services at PayPal Australia, where he was responsible for the establishment and operation of merchant partnerships and growth strategies for online payments, mobile verticals, and expanding into new frontiers related to mobile and contextual commerce.
Simon holds a Master of Business in Marketing from the University of Technology Sydney and a Bachelor of Economics from Macquarie University.