Payfone, a mobile payment processing service backed by American Express and Verizon, announced the appointment of veteran growth-stage company executive Matthew Tucker to the position of Chief Operating Officer. Tucker will drive the company’s global expansion and mobile payments adoption worldwide.
Tucker was most recently the President of Recyclebank, the Wall Street Journal’s 2011 number four-ranked “Next Big Thing” venture-backed company. Tucker brings to Payfone significant background in leveraging global relationships to successfully build and scale growth stage companies. Prior to Recyclebank, Tucker was CEO of Rely Software, and the first head of sales and marketing at Web-based banking pioneer LendingTree. [Read more…]