Head of Product to Discuss Mobile Commerce and Payments Boom at Mobile Venture Summit
NEW YORK, June 13, 2012 — Payfone, a remote mobile commerce company, today announced it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the OnMobile Top 100 winners. Inclusion in the OnMobile 100 signifies leadership among its peers and game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt existing markets and entrenched players. Payfone was specially selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team and industry experts spanning the globe based on a set of five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value and media buzz.
Payfone will be honored at AlwaysOn’s OnMobile event, co-presented with OnMobile Global Ltd., today at The Fox Theatre in Redwood City, CA. This two-day executive event features CEO presentations and high-level debates on how the top emerging mobile companies are creating new business opportunities in the hot, high-growth mobile market.
Prakash Hariramani, head of product at Payfone will speak at OnMobile 2012 on the panel, “The Mobile Commerce & Payments Boom” today at 11:40 a.m. PST. Hariramani has more than 16 years of experience in the mobile and payments space. Prior to joining Payfone, he was a Senior Business Leader and Head of Emerging Consumer Products at Visa, where he established product strategy and drove execution for the Visa digital wallet.
The OnMobile 100 winners were selected from hundreds of other technology companies nominated by investors, bankers, journalists and industry insiders. The AlwaysOn editorial team conducted a rigorous three-month selection process to finalize the 2012 list.
Payfone is the remote mobile commerce company that links mobile identity with the payment process to provide merchants with the easiest, most secure mCommerce checkout possible. Merchants and financial services institutions rely on Payfone to power and secure mobile payments for their customers. Payfone is based in New York City with development centers in San Jose, CA. and Denver, CO.
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