SimplyPayMe Welcomes New Board Member Dr Leda Glyptis



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SimplyPayMe welcomes a new board member Dr Leda Glyptis PhD.


A self-titled ‘Fintech nerd’ and true industry superstar, Leda has more than 14 years’ experience within the financial sector. As a ‘recovering banker’, Fintech advisor, entrepreneur and investor, she brings an impressive degree of practical knowledge and expertise to the SimplyPayMe board. 

As Director at Sapient, Chief Innovation Officer at QNB Group (the largest bank in the Middle East and Africa), and latterly, CEO of the cloud-native core banking platform, 11:FS Foundry, Leda has spent the last five years seeking ways to innovate, lead the growth and generate revenue within the banking and FinTech ecosystem. Prior to that, she worked across a variety of departments at BNY Mellon, the largest custody bank in the world.

Leda is a passionate and renowned speaker, writer and academic, regularly speaking on tech delivery and digital transformation at industry events – including this year’s virtual Fintech Summit. She is a known supporter of talent within the industry, appearing at the Sibos Networking STAR Scholarship event this year. #LedaWrites for Fintech Futures every Thursday.

“Payments has seen most of the activity in corporate innovation in recent years, and yet the needle is yet to truly move for the SMEs and business owners whose lives continue to get increasingly challenging. SimplyPayMe comes with a mission to serve and support the businesses that are the backbone of the economy with services and solutions that are in tune with the client’s needs. The commitment to this mission is clear in the product, the offering, the positioning, the recent pivot and the passion of the team driving this engine. I am excited to be joining this board and this journey.” Leda Glyptis commented.

The combination of in-depth industry experience and down to earth approach makes Leda a perfect fit for the SimplyPayMe board as the company moves into the next phase of growth and development. 

‘We’re thrilled to be able to welcome Leda to the SimplyPayMe board,’ said Kent Vorland, SimplyPayMe CEO. ‘Her knowledge, attitude and insight will be invaluable as we extend the B2B arm of our business, and position the company as a leader in the modular payments technology space.

‘In the space of the last decade, Leda has become almost legendary within the banking and FinTech sectors. It’s a real privilege to have her on board as we continue to drive our global mission.’

Leda will be joining the SimplyPayMe board on October 19th, 2020.