FreedomPay names Christopher Kronenthal President and CTO
PHILADELPHIA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–FreedomPay, the leader in secure commerce technology for lodging, gaming, retail, stadiums, healthcare and other hospitality merchants has announced the appointment of Christopher Kronenthal to the position of President.
Until recently, Kronenthal served as Chief Technology Officer and Alliance Executive at FreedomPay where he was responsible for conceiving and building the company’s award-winning software solutions, including the company’s strategic move onto the Azure Cloud to position the offering for global expansion. Additionally, Kronenthal headed up Alliance Partnerships for the company and was successful in aligning with many of the industry’s key players across banking, processing, Point-of-Sale and device manufacturers to consistently deliver unmatched solutions to leading global merchants.
Kronenthal, an industry thought leader and fierce customer advocate, has been instrumental in differentiating the FreedomPay Commerce Platform in a rapidly changing payments environment. The company was first to introduce a Fully Validated P2PE secure solution to North America with comprehensive EMV, NFC, and DCC capabilities. FreedomPay’s security, payments and incentives platform is considered best-in-class throughout the industry.
Kronenthal assumes the leadership role as the company is expanding rapidly throughout the world. In North America, the company has recently relocated its headquarters to downtown Philadelphia and announced a new Western Region office in Las Vegas, Nevada. In a move to aggressively expand the availability of its commerce technology, the company has recently entered UK/ Europe, AsiaPac and LATAM markets. “As FreedomPay is growing its presence across the globe, I know of no one better equipped to lead the charge than Chris,” said Tom Durovsik, Founder and CEO. “Chris is one of those extremely rare professionals with unmatched technical expertise coupled with finely tuned business and leadership skills.”
Chris is a graduate of the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) with a Master’s in Information Technology and resides with his wife Courtney in Gladwyne, Pennsylvania with sons Chase and Cole.
The FreedomPay Commerce Platform is the best way for merchants to simplify complex payment environments. Global leaders in retail, hospitality, gaming, education, healthcare, and financial services trust FreedomPay to deliver unmatched security and advanced value-added services. With broad integrations across top point-of-sale, device manufacturers and payment processors, supported by rapid API adoption, FreedomPay is driving the future of commerce and customer interaction. The FreedomPay Commerce Platform operates on the Windows Platform and is fully supported by the security and scalability of the Microsoft Azure cloud. For more information, go to www.freedompay.com.
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