BlueSnap is a global payments company that looks at eCommerce a little differently. We are veteran developers, technologists, and business professionals who are globally minded, customer focused, and constantly driven to innovate.

We believe every customer has the right to a seamless online experience and the ability to purchase easily, quickly, and securely. And because merchants spend countless hours bringing their products to market, they deserve the technology, tools, and support to create an exceptional buying experience.

One that’s simple, powerful, and drastically elevates shopper conversion. That’s the standard we hold for ourselves and deliver to our merchants. Today, with so many options, market expectations are too high to settle for less. Which is why our merchant success is truly our success.

Our Team

Ralph Dangelmaier / CEO

Ralph Dangelmaier is CEO of BlueSnap, where he is leading the charge to establish BlueSnap as the payments leader in e-commerce. A payment processing veteran, Ralph brings a wealth of experience creating products for retailers, processors and financial institutions and has a proven track record of growing companies both organically and through M&A activity. Under his stewardship, companies have successfully capitalized on the rapid growth in commerce to increase their revenue and stock value.

Ralph has more than 25 years of experience in strategy, marketing, sales, and revenue, product, SaaS, development and delivery services for global customer base. Most recently, Ralph served as the President of Global Markets and Services for ACI Worldwide, a global provider of electronic payment software and solutions. While at ACI, he managed more than 1200 global resources and established consistent global sales and services practices to improve overall predictability of forecasting, deliver consistent client experience and increase cross- selling for this $700M company.

Prior to ACI, he was the CEO of P&H Solutions, leading the business from its early stages to more than $40 million of revenue before its acquisition by ACI in 2006.

Bill Sobo / CFO

Bill is responsible for overseeing the Legal, Risk and Finance functions as CFO. His professional background has focused on growing private venture backed companies. Bill began his executive career at Parexel, a clinical research organization where he served as CFO from 1987 and 2000. The company grew from 20 to 4,000 employees during his tenure and went public in 1995. He next served as COO/CFO of P&H Solutions Inc., a business banking solutions provider that grew from a startup to over 250 employees and was acquired by ACI Worldwide in 2006. Bill’s most recent role was VP Finance back at Parexel where he was responsible for a $150 million business unit, as well as the financial oversight of $300 million of corporate services spending.

Bill received a BS in Economics from the Wharton School of Finance and Commerce at the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA in Finance from Boston University. He serves on the Board of Directors of HomeStart, a Boston-based non-profit dedicated to ending homelessness in the area.

Scott Conti / Vice President of Sales

Scott Conti is the VP of Sales at BlueSnap and is based in our Waltham, MA office. Scott brings more than 20 years of payments and technology knowledge to BlueSnap to lead our sales efforts and help eCommerce merchants capture more sales with our newly launched Powered Buy Platform. Scott spent 8 years at Litle & Co/Vantiv as VP of Strategic Verticals focused on top-tier Internet retailer/consumer direct merchants. Most recently Scott was SVP of Direct Sales and Relationship Management at Merchant e-Solutions where he tripled the size of the national sales team and was responsible for strategic partnerships and relationship management.

Meir Gefen / General Manager

Meir Gefen is the General Manager of the Herzliya BlueSnap office, where he leads the R&D team. Meir is the former COO for KMI Software Systems. In his prior role at KMI Software Systems, Meir developed and marketed a suite of web-based enterprise software systems for maintenance knowledge management that is used by technicians worldwide. As VP of Products & R&D at Contentnet Education, he managed the development of an Android-based classroom management system for schools. In previous roles, Meir led software organizations at Applied Materials, Dassault Systèmes and Cimatron. He holds a master’s degree in Electronics Engineering from Tel Aviv University.

Manny Pansa / SVP Product & Account Management

Manny has more than 20 years of experience in payments working in the software, cash management, payroll, payment card and merchant acquiring industries. Over the course of his career he has led operations, compliance, client services, product management, professional services, information technology, customer service, and account management teams.

Most recently Manny was the COO at Primax Payments, a private company providing processing and servicing for financial institutions issuing payment cards (credit, debit, private label) and owning merchant programs. Prior to joining Primax, Manny was Sr. Vice President of Operations at P & H solutions, where he was responsible for maintaining/supporting the Application Service Provider (ASP) environment. His area of responsibility included: Technical Support, Operations, Implementations, Systems Engineering, and MIS. Prior to that, Manny was SVP of Operations at Interpay, Inc. His group delivered payroll processing services to over 34,000 small business clients in 12 U.S. locations. Before that, he held a number of senior positions at Metavante and ADP, including roles as Vice President of Product Management, General Manager, and Director of Account Management.

Manny graduated from Boston University with a concentration in MIS and has a master’s degree from Bentley University.

Jeff Coppolo / SVP Business Development

Jeff is responsible for BlueSnap’s global business development efforts to expand the company’s worldwide payments and ecommerce capabilities. Jeff has 25 years of experience in payments and financial services, with an extensive track record in forming strategic alliances. Prior to joining BlueSnap Jeff founded Alliance Companies and De Novo Financial, both sales and advisory services firms specializing in credit card portfolio acquisitions and co-branded partnerships for major banks and merchants, such as Bank of America and Barclays.

Susan Madden / SVP Business Operations

Susan is responsible for the business operations and Customer and Merchant support functions at BlueSnap. Susan has over 20 years of Professional Services, Customer Support and business operations management experience working at financial institutions, software companies and professional services organizations. Prior to BlueSnap Susan was responsible for Professional Services best practices globally at ACI Worldwide, Professional Services and Customer Support at P&H Solutions and was Managing Director at Razorfish – a professional services consulting firm.

Faouzi Kassab / SVP Engineering

Faouzi has more than 20 years experience in software product development and IT services in banking, financial services, mutual funds processing and document imaging. Over half of his 20 years of IT experience is in global payments. Most recently Faouzi was the Head of IT for Distributed Applications at ING Retirement Services where he managed a team of engineers and architects responsible for the design, development, deployment and support of 170+ applications. Prior to joining ING, Faouzi held senior roles at ACI Worldwide and P&H Solutions ranging from CTO of the Wholesale Banking group and Vice President of Analysis & Design at ACI to CTO and SVP of Development & QA at P&H Solutions. Faouzi led global teams at both ACI and P&H. Prior to this, Faouzi held a number of senior IT positions at SunGard Shareholder Systems and Desktop Advantage.

Faouzi has his undergraduate (BS) and graduate (MS) degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Massachusetts.

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