Daniel Kornitzer

Chief Business Development Officer

Daniel Kornitzer is Chief Business Development Officer for Paysafe. In this role, he is responsible for developing strategic partnerships for Paysafe designed to meet customer needs and grow new revenues.

Daniel Kornitzer is Chief Business Development Officer for Paysafe. In this role, he is responsible for developing strategic partnerships for Paysafe designed to meet customer needs and grow new revenues. He is also a decision maker in Paysafe M&A activities. Before starting his current role in April 2018, Daniel served as Paysafe’s EVP and Chief Product Officer. Prior to re-joining the Group in 2014, he was CEO and Board Member of SiteSell.com. In his 20+ years in technology management, Daniel has pioneered ground breaking initiatives, from one of the world’s first over-the-phone speech recognition systems and the ISO/ITU standards for video coding in use today, to FirePay’s digital wallet and industry-leading risk management processes. This latter role resulted in his subsequent appointment as a member of the NACHA Risk Management Task Force. With deep knowledge of customer needs, and a profound understanding of the global payments industry in general, Daniel is also a well-regarded and active payments commentator and speaks regularly at industry events. He also sits alongside other industry visionaries a member of the advisory panel for Shyft, a leading blockchain network for the global economy. Daniel holds a B.Eng in electrical engineering from Ecole Polytechnique of Montreal; a M. Eng from McGill University and a diploma in network engineering from the University of Toronto.

Featured articles and reports from Daniel

Why 2019 is a landmark year for mobile payments

Increased mobile penetration and a growing level of consumer comfort with making payments through a smart phone or tablet continues to impact consumer spending habits across the globe.

  • Daniel Kornitzer, Chief Business Development Officer
  • Five minutes
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Increased mobile penetration and a growing level of consumer comfort with making payments through a smart phone or tablet continues to impact consumer spending habits across the globe.

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Six reasons travel businesses must offer more ways to pay

Our latest whitepaper argues that the evolution of the travel industry compels businesses operating in this sector to strongly consider upgrading their checkouts by offering more payment methods.

  • Daniel Kornitzer, Chief Business Development Officer
  • Two minutes
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Our latest whitepaper argues that the evolution of the travel industry compels businesses operating in this sector to strongly consider upgrading their checkouts by offering more payment methods.

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How close are we to the end of the traditional checkout?

12% of North American in-store retailers told us they plan to introduce an Amazon Go-style, checkout-free experiences in six months’ time. But is this achievable? And are consumers ready for them?

  • Daniel Kornitzer, Chief Business Development Officer
  • Four minutes
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12% of North American in-store retailers told us they plan to introduce an Amazon Go-style, checkout-free experiences in six months’ time. But is this achievable? And are consumers ready for them?

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