Finally, a mobile money ecosystem designed to work on any phone, for any customer.
Who We Are
We’re a global technology company that partners with forward-thinking financial institutions and others to digitize cash and provide safe, simple and secure financial services for anyone with a mobile phone number.
At Quisk, we believe the future of mobile money is a multi-issuer payment network built to be compatible with the technology of today, and tomorrow. It’s why our experienced team of technologists and finance experts is working to create the next step in the evolution of money: A new payments ecosystem that elevates, empowers, and works for you.
Steve Novak was formerly the Lead Independent Director at CyberSource Corporation, an ePayments processor, serving on CyberSource's Board from the Company's inception in December 1997 until its acquisition by Visa Inc. in 2010. Novak has extensive experience in both the public and private equity markets, and served as a Board member or Board Chairman at a variety of enterprises. Currently he is Chairman of the Board of TICC Capital Corporation, a publicly-traded Business Development Company where he formerly chaired the Audit and Valuation Committees. Novak is also the Founder of Mederi Therapeutics Inc. He holds a B.S. from Purdue University in Industrial Management and Computer Science, and an M.B.A. in Finance from the Harvard Business School.
Praveen Amancherla, CTO & CISO
Praveen Amancherla is responsible for technology strategy, product development, and datacenter operations at Quisk. Praveen brings in over 20 years of experience in delivering highly available, massively scalable, and secure software products and platforms to mass markets. Prior to Quisk, he held various senior technical leadership roles at CyberSource Corporation, an ePayments processor, a VISA Inc., company. At CyberSource and then at VISA, he led the architecture and delivery of very high-volume payment processing systems and mobile payments initiatives such as Visa Checkout. Praveen holds a Master of Science degree in Computer Science from Michigan State University.
Ziad Alshobaki, Managing Director, MENA
Ziad is a senior technology executive and thought leader with more than 18 years of multi-functional experience across the Middle East, Africa and the USA with companies ranging from SAP and TSYS to IBM and Oracle. He's a past cofounder of multiple innovative companies and has a track record of building deals and relationships with banks and governments that unlock untapped opportunities while creating the conditions for profitable growth. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Mary Garfein, GC & CRO
Ms. Garfein has over 25 years experience providing regulatory and compliance counseling for high tech global companies such as Infineon Technologies and Siemens as well as a background in a law firm environment. She received a J.D. from Pace Law School and a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.