We started with a simple idea.

How can we best serve the specific payment needs of the gig economy as it evolves to dominate the global economy?

Velo is the result of combining our understanding of rapidly evolving corporate needs from globalization, mobilization and new marketplaces with extensive expertise in payments and the enabling of systems and processes.

Our team is suited for the task with a commitment to change the world. We are delivering a set of solutions which enables beneficiary directed payments while giving corporates end-to-end visibility and control of payments.

The world deserves new payment infrastructure for global commerce. Velo is the first purpose-built platform for the gig economy and its payment providers.

We started with a simple idea.

How can we best serve the specific payment needs of the gig economy as it evolves to dominate the global economy?

Velo is the result of combining our understanding of rapidly evolving corporate needs from globalization, mobilization and new marketplaces with extensive expertise in payments and the enabling of systems and processes.

Our team is suited for the task with a commitment to change the world. We are delivering a set of solutions which enables beneficiary directed payments while giving corporates end-to-end visibility and control of payments.

The world deserves new payment infrastructure for global commerce. Velo is the first purpose-built platform for the gig economy and its payment providers.

Our Team

A global team of industry thought leaders and entrepreneurs. Our decades of combined experience and innovation in payments, banking and technology enabled us to build a world class, bank-grade SaaS platform to modernize payments for the gig economy and enterprises

Board

John Partridge

John Partridge

Co-Founder, Executive Chairman and CEO

Joe Saunders

Joe Saunders

Director

Leadership

Mike Ashton

Mike Ashton

Engineering

Eric Fox

Eric Fox

Commercial Sales

Steve Miller

Steve Miller

Product

Bernadette Deang

Bernadette Deang

Finance

Marc Keller

Marc Keller

GTM Commercial

Hans Reisgies

Hans Reisgies

Product Strategy & Marketing

John DeRaedt

John DeRaedt

Engineering

Stuart Martin

Stuart Martin

Engineering

Peter Strandell

Peter Strandell

CFO & COO

Mike Ashton

Mike Ashton

Engineering

Your Remit at Velo
Managing the DevOps function across all timezones. Providing fully codified Infrastructure as a Service across multiple cloud providers, CI/CD infrastructure, security and site reliability functions to the business.

What drives you?
I have 26 years of commercial experience, building highly scalable software, networks and infrastructure, and I have an amazing team that I can rely on. Velo provides a rare potential to exercise all of our skills, building a truly planetary scale solution, used by billions of people.

Bernadette Deang

Bernadette Deang

Finance

Your Remit at Velo
Leading global accounting, finance, tax, and liaison between internal and external business partners in these areas. Drives due diligence for UK, US, and Japan audit/tax compliance. Provides service delivery for global accounting functions and practices. Provides technical accounting guidance and oversight. Partners with the business units on reporting, analysis and shared practices.

What drives you?
I believe in Velo’s vision and my passion lies in supporting and growing the Company through responsible accounting and finance practices and initiatives. Outside of work, I’d like to think of myself as an amateur filmmaker and piano enthusiast.

John DeRaedt

John DeRaedt

Engineering

Your Remit at Velo
Making Velo work for our clients. Velo’s seasoned Integration team provides the most comprehensive set of tools and the most insightful systems integration solutions to our clients. Whatever your internal systems require, we are committed to making your integration with our platform an elegant part of your payments process.

What drives you?
Ensuring that Velo not only provides a payment platform and software, but real, working, seamless payment solutions for business and financial institutions.

Eric Fox

Eric Fox

Commercial Sales

Your Remit at Velo
I lead our Commercial Go To Market efforts by identifying future customers and working with the broader Velo team to present solutions to real-world money movement problems.

What drives you?
I have a passion for business development and the management of complex business partnerships. I enjoy the advantages of 22 years of experience and relationship building in the payments industry.

Marc Keller

Marc Keller

GTM Commercial

Your Remit at Velo
I lead our Go To Market efforts including our sales strategy, public image, channel partnerships, and our wholesale, direct, and long-tail commercial efforts.

What drives you?
I am passionate about bringing technology and capital to global efforts to leverage technology and innovation to improve payments, commerce, and digital identity across the developed (“banked”) world and the even higher impact developing world where many times technology leapfrogs stages that are required in the developed world via mobile, cloud, and block chain solutions that have huge impact on economic development.

Stuart Martin

Stuart Martin

Engineering

Your Remit at Velo
Enabling Velo’s world-class backend engineers to produce a highly secure, flexible and performant payment platform.

What drives you?
Researching and distilling decades of computer science best practises for the benefit of the payments industry.

Steve Miller

Steve Miller

Product

Your Remit at Velo
Providing the link between the client-facing teams and the engineering group, I have to assess and balance competing client and internal needs by curating, managing and prioritising the product backlog and roadmap.

What drives you?
A harmonised, collaborative and co-ordinated group of product, engineering, QA and DevOps teams is a thing of power, beauty and awe – and what we strive for every day.

Hans Reisgies

Hans Reisgies

Product Strategy & Marketing

Your Remit at Velo
I help future customers understand their money movement problems and how Velo Products and Service can solve them.

What drives you?
Money is one of the few things that interact in the lives of seven billion people. I’m driven by the challenge to make people’s lives better through new payments innovation they can trust.

Peter Strandell

Peter Strandell

CFO & COO

Your Remit at Velo
Leading our financial activities and acting as the strategic business partner to CEO and the executive management team. Providing our product developers and customers with problem solving solutions based on 20+ years of experience of complexed payment flows.

What drives you?
My passion is to overcome challenges both in my personal and professional life. I’m currently obsessed with my morning workout routine to prepare me for staying ahead of my kids on the slopes this winter.

Work With Us

At Velo, we aren’t afraid to be different because, in fact, we are. We’re a team of self-starters and go getters reshaping business payments. We hire professionals who value teamwork, innovation, collaboration and have an appreciation for innovative technology.

If you are innovative, curious, a team player, a go getter and have a passion to change the world, Velo is the perfect team for you.

Velo offers a complete suite of benefits designed to keep our employees happy and healthy.

With unlimited PTO, equity in the company, generous health and dental benefits and competitive compensation packages, Velo aims to attract and keep top tier talent.

Our Values

WE SUCCEED AS A TEAM
WE MIX KNOW-HOW WITH OUR PASSION
FOR EXPERIMENTATION
INDIVIDUAL IMPROVEMENT DRIVES OUR
COLLECTIVE SUCCESS
WE ARE COMMITTED TO CLIENT SUCCESS
WE FOCUS ON WHAT’S IN OUR CONTROL
WE RESPECT ALL POINTS OF VIEW

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