11 Dec December 11, 2014 – Heartland Payments’ Robert Carr & Privy Marketing Guru Ben Jabbawy
Robert Carr – Founder of Heartland Payment Systems
Robert Carr founded Heartland Payments Systems in 1997 and led the company to a Fortune 1000 company with more than 3,000 colleagues and with clients ranging from major retail chains to mom-and-pop businesses – as well education systems. Heartland Payments Systems is one of the largest debit and credit card transaction companies in America and it leads the way in the fight against cyber-crime. Robert is the author of Through the Fires, which tells the story of one of the largest data breeches in US history and how he recovered from it.
Ben Jabbawy – Founder, CEO at Privy
Ben Jabbawy is the founder and CEO of Privy, an online promotions platform that brings small businesses into the much needed loop of online marketing. Before Privy, Ben was active with several other business ventures, including GreatPoint Ventures, Oasys Water, and GPush – a top selling iPhone app. He specializes in product management, business development and strategies, marketing, and startups. Ben attended Cornell University where he studied Operations Research and Industrial Engineering.