Venture Partner at Pelion Venture Partners
Roy joined Pelion as a venture partner in 2020. Roy’s operating background, specifically in fintech and payments, has been helpful to Pelion’s investments. Roy has over 20 years of experience in the financial and high-tech SaaS, eCommerce, payment processing, and ISV software industries. He has held numerous executive level management positions such as CEO, President, General Manager, VP of Business Development, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, and Director of Corporate Strategy with leading financial technology companies. In 2007, as President of Authorize.Net, a publicly traded company and leading provider of internet payment processing products and services, Roy led the sale of the company for $662M. In 2008, Roy became the CEO of CamCommerce, later renamed Accelerated Payment Technologies, a publicly traded company taken private as a result of a leveraged buyout. Accelerated Payment Technologies was a leading provider of integrated payment technology to hundreds of independent software vendors. In 2012, Roy led the sale of the company to Global Payments for $413M demonstrating another successful exit for the company’s investors and shareholders.