Jim Harris

Senior Vice President of Strategic Partnerships

Jim Harris, has demonstrated leadership for more than 20 years at every level of the payments & technology industry, from managing strategic partnerships at the industry’s largest player to founding and investing in a pair of successful startups.

Jim co-founded and served on the executive leadership team at MeritCard Solutions, one of the fastest growing merchant services providers during its eight-year run prior to a successful exit via acquisition by Paysafe in early 2016. He has served on multiple boards of other fast-growing companies, including mobile solutions provider Tixsee and computer vision and machine learning platform Image Vision.

At Chase Paymentech, Jim served as director of the firm’s strategic partner channel and also spearheaded efforts in sales and financial institution management. While managing the company’s strategic partner channel with more than 50 bank partners nationwide, Jim’s team drove the acquisition of more than 800 new merchants each month.

Jim Harris holds a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

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