Tillo appoints Daniel Kornitzer, industry expert and former Chief Product Officer at Paysafe, as Strategic Advisor

March 17, 2023
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Tillo is delighted to announce the appointment of Daniel Kornitzer, a highly respected senior fintech executive and thought leader, as its latest Strategic Advisor. Daniel will support Tillo’s growth strategy by boosting the company’s profile across the fintech sector, advising on product development opportunities, and representing Tillo as an expert and speaker at key industry events.

Daniel is an Advisory Board Member to multiple fintech firms. Before this, he was Chief Business Development Officer for Paysafe, responsible for global enterprise sales globally and developing strategic partnerships to meet customer needs and grow new revenues. He was also a stakeholder in Paysafe M&A activities.

In addition, Daniel served as Paysafe’s EVP and Chief Product Officer. Prior to re-joining the Group in 2014, he was CEO and Board Member of SiteSell.com. In his 20+ years in technology management, Daniel has pioneered a range of groundbreaking initiatives, from one of the world’s first over-the-phone speech recognition systems and the ISO/ITU standards for video coding in use today to FirePay’s digital wallet and industry-leading risk management processes.

With deep knowledge of customer needs and a profound understanding of the global payments industry, he is a well-regarded and active payments commentator who regularly speaks at industry events.
He also sits alongside other industry visionaries as a member of the advisory board of the Merchant Payments Ecosystem (MPE), ETA Canadian Working Group, and is a former advisory board member of Smart Valor and Shyft. Daniel holds a B.Eng in electrical engineering from Ecole Polytechnique of Montreal, an M. Eng from McGill University, and a diploma in network engineering from the University of Toronto.

Commenting on the news, he said: “I am thrilled to be joining Tillo’s advisory team and working with such a talented group of people. Tillo has established itself as a leader in the gift card and rewards space, and I look forward to helping the company drive innovation and growth in this fintech ecosystem.”

Tillo CEO and Co-Founder Alex Preece commented: “We are delighted to welcome Daniel to our team of advisors. His extensive experience in the payments industry and track record of driving strategic growth will be invaluable to Tillo as we continue to expand our reach and capabilities. Daniel’s insights and expertise will not only help us as we continue to expand our offering in new markets but his vast network will aid us share how fintechs and scaleups can use the power of gift cards for loyalty and acquisition.”

Daniel joins a hugely experienced and respected Tillo advisory team that also includes the likes of Michelle Beyo, an industry expert in payments innovation, sales acceleration, and open banking strategy and CEO of FINAVATOR INC – award-winning payments and future of finance consultancy, and David Birch, world-renowned author, advisor and commentator on digital financial services with extensive experience consulting with some of the world’s biggest banks, financial services organisations, telecommunications providers and IT companies.

About Daniel Kornitzer

Daniel Kornitzer is an experienced Advisory Board Member. Previously, he was Chief Business Development Officer for Paysafe, where he was responsible for enterprise sales globally and the development of strategic partnerships designed to meet customer needs and grow new revenue streams. Daniel also served as Paysafe’s EVP and Chief Product Officer.

Daniel was also the CEO and Board Member of SiteSell.com. Earlier, he pioneered groundbreaking initiatives, including one of the world’s first over-the-phone speech recognition systems and the ISO/ITU standards for video coding that are still in use today.

Daniel is well-regarded and active as a payments commentator and speaks regularly at industry events. He also sits alongside other industry visionaries as a member of the advisory board of the Merchant Payments Ecosystem (MPE), ETA Canadian Working Group, and is a former advisory board member of Smart Valor and Shyft. Daniel holds a B.Eng in electrical engineering from Ecole Polytechnique of Montreal, an M. Eng from McGill University, and a diploma in network engineering from the University of Toronto.

About Tillo

Tillo enables businesses to supercharge sustainable and profitable growth through an innovative platform that uses the power of gift cards to connect consumers to the brands they love. Using Tillo’s platform, businesses can tap into new, lucrative, and exciting revenue streams to acquire new customers and reward loyal ones, helping them to balance their loyalty and acquisition strategies.

Tillo works with over 2,000 brands in 16 currencies across 36 markets and has processed over $2 billion worth of gift cards to date.

For further information, visit http://www.tillo.io

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