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Meet our leadership team

Our leadership team has deep experience in payment and travel technology acquired with the leading service providers and international merchants.

Krisitian Gjerding, CEO, Head of Strategic Execution

Kristian Gjerding

Head of Strategic Execution, CEO

Kristian leads the team and drives business growth. Kristian is a serial entrepreneur and held leadership position at Network Appliance and Sun Microsystems before co-founding CellPoint Mobile.

Paul Glover - Head of Finance

Paul Glover

Head of Strategic Finance, CFO

As an entrepreneurial investment banker with decades of experience in the financial markets, Paul oversees all our financial operations and business financing. He is based in New York City and held senior positions at Deutsche Bank, Bankers Trust and RW Pressprich.

Stephane Druet - Head of Product & Marketing

Stephane Druet

Head of Product and Marketing

Stephane has a vision for our product portfolio, and the job of translating it into an irresistible value proposition that will grow our brand and drive sales. He has a world of experience in marketing travel technology for the likes of Amadeus and Travelport Digital. He’s attached to the London office, but you can more often find him engaged in markets.

Mark Patrick - Head of Payment

Mark Patrick

Global Head of Payments

Mark’s expertise is in cross-border payments. He has developed and implemented strategies and solutions for fintech start-ups and global payment powerhouses such as MasterCard, Visa/Cybersource and Ingenico. His current mission is to execute a global payment strategy for CellPoint Digital that will continue to disrupt the traditional value chain and deliver a step change in the industry.


Kjeld Pharao

Head of Technology and Engineering

Kjeld’s experience is in scaling technology teams, which he has successfully done for both start-ups and industry giants like Maersk and IBM. His task is overall management of our software engineering and technical operations, making sure our platform develops fast and scales without a glitch.

Jan-Willem Luijters - Head of Delivery

Jan-Willem Luijters

Head of Delivery

Jan’s superpower is his ability to keep completely focused on successful implementation. He acquired this ability while delivering complex projects for airlines, working with Amadeus, KLM and Air Berlin. Attached to the Copenhagen office, he is rather obsessed by customer satisfaction.

Ripu Nanda - Head of Product Management

Ripudaman Nanda

Head of Product Management

Ripudaman is a forward thinker with a talent for mapping product pathways and driving along them perfectly. That’s why he has responsibility for managing our product roadmap and portfolio. Based in Pune, his previous product management, consulting and engineering experience was with Accenture and Tech Mahindra.

Bhala Patil, Head of Software Engineering

Bhalchandra Patil

Head of Software Engineering

Bhalchandra leads our clever software team, which makes him responsible for delivering our products and integration projects. Based in Pune, he has 17+ years of experience in software architecture and engineering, working with global firms like Syntel and Tech Mahindra.

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