Payment Card Industry Professional Brings Over 25 Years of U.S. and International Payments Experience
Scottsdale, AZ, September 20, 2017 — Apriva, a leading provider of omnichannel payment solutions and secure mobile communications, announced today the addition of Scott Dowty as chief revenue officer. Mr. Dowty will lead Apriva's sales and marketing efforts expanding core vertical penetration and architecting emerging market strategy.
"Scott comes to Apriva with a demonstrated track record in leading high-achieving sales teams," said David Riddiford, president at Apriva. "We look forward to Scott extending Apriva's market leadership in self-service and attended card-present payments, and opening new markets for our technology platform."
Apriva's open platform-as-a-service delivers a robust set of payment and data solutions. With the largest number of processing endpoints in the industry, Apriva provides agnostic consulting to lower the total cost of processing for our merchants, partners, and enterprise customers. Apriva technology services include customized reporting, risk management, interchange optimization, wireless management, automated deployment capabilities, 24x7 customer care providing level 1 and level 2 support, and much more. The Apriva gateway platform supports POS terminals, mobile, self-service/unattended, and integrated payments for dozens of MSR, semi-integrated, and full EMV hardware devices. As our partners' businesses evolve, Apriva's mission is to contribute enterprise-wide solutions as a trusted advisor in payments and secure mobile communications.
"Apriva's impressive technology stack together with management's desire to transform the business in the highly dynamic payments space is exciting" said Dowty. "Significant opportunity abounds to organizations willing and able to pivot, and Apriva has all the necessary assets to expand its leading position."
Mr. Dowty started his payments career after nearly 10 years of founding, building and successfully selling startups in Canada. He spent five years as director of CIBC Card Products and general manager and senior vice president at First Data International in Toronto, Canada between 1995 and 2005. Scott transitioned to Las Vegas, Nevada in November 2005 serving Global Cash Access (NYSE:EVRI) as chief marketing officer (Section 16 Officer) and executive vice president responsible for all International business and much of the domestic operations. Scott's most recent position was with CardConnect where he served as chief revenue officer and executive vice president through their acquisition by Fintech Development Corp to CareConnect Inc (NASDAQ:CCN) which was subsequently acquired by First Data Corp (NYSE:FDC).
Formed in 2003, Apriva is a leading provider of omnichannel payment solutions and secure mobile communications which exceed the exacting security and reliability requirements of financial services providers, government entities, and public service sectors. Through its two operating groups, Apriva Point of Sale (POS) and Apriva Information Security Systems (ISS), the company offers customers fully-managed, end-to-end security solutions incorporating hardware, software, network infrastructure and management tools. For more information, visit apriva.com