ALLENTOWN, Pa. — May 1, 2018 — (PRWeb) — Shift4 Payments CEO Jared Isaacman has been chosen by the Electronic Transactions Association (ETA) for its inaugural “Forty Under 40” list, which highlights game-changers at the intersection of payments and technology. The roster includes individuals working across the evolving segments of the payments industry and highlights those whose actions and leadership are driving innovation within the payments industry forward.
The impressive group of talented payments professionals under 40 includes founders, analysts, reporters, and C-level executives whose organizations represent everything from digital wallets and omni-channel to AI and machine learning. ETA’s 2018 class of Forty Under 40 is featured in the March/April 2018 issue of their flagship magazine, Transaction Trends, and was recognized during the Visa President’s Dinner & Star Awards Gala at TRANSACT, the premier event for payments industry professionals, April 17-19, in Las Vegas.
Over 100 nominations were submitted from ETA members, TRANSACT exhibitors and industry leaders. The final group was selected based on the nominees’ impact on the payments industry as well as their professional character.
“ETA’s first Forty Under 40 class is growing the industry at an unprecedented pace,” said Jason Oxman, CEO of ETA. “Each one possesses a unique skillset, allowing them to identify and shape key segments of the payments ecosystem. The caliber and impact of their work is exceptional and demonstrates their commitment to the industry.”
As CEO of Shift4 Payments, Jared Isaacman oversees all business units within the organization, including the company’s Harbortouch, POSitouch, Future POS and Restaurant Manager brands, as well as Shift4’s core payments business. Isaacman started the company in 1999 in the basement of his family’s house when he was only 16 years old and has since grown it into one of the leading payments organizations in the country.
ETA’s full Forty Under 40 list can be found on their website.
The Electronic Transactions Association (ETA) is the global trade association representing more than 500 payments and technology companies. ETA members make commerce possible by processing more than $6 trillion in purchases in the U.S. and deploying payments innovation to merchants and consumers.
About Shift4 Payments
Shift4 Payments is the leader in secure payment processing solutions, powering the top point-of-sale and software providers across numerous verticals, including Food & Beverage, Hospitality, Lodging, Gaming, Retail, and e-Commerce. This includes the company’s Harbortouch, Restaurant Manager, POSitouch, and Future POS brands, as well as over 300 additional software integrations in virtually every industry. With eight offices across the U.S. and Europe, 7,000 sales partners, and three state-of-the-art data centers, the company securely processes over 1 billion transactions annually for nearly 200,000 businesses, representing over $100 billion in payments each year. For additional information, visit www.shift4.com.
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