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

Gaining the edge in the accelerated digital remittances market

Jul 29, 2021 - We have seen a rapid digitisation of the global remittances market in recent years. But how can remittances businesses maximise this opportunity in an increasingly competitive marketplace?

  • Daniel Kornitzer, Chief Business Development Officer
  • Six minutes
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We have seen a rapid digitisation of the global remittances market in recent years. But how can remittances businesses maximise this opportunity in an increasingly competitive marketplace?

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Can banks still win customers' loyalty post COVID-19?

Jul 13, 2021 - Emerging technology will play a critical role in replacing the customised experience banks and financial services have traditionally relied on to retain customers.

  • Daniel Kornitzer, Chief Business Development Officer
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Emerging technology will play a critical role in replacing the customised experience banks and financial services have traditionally relied on to retain customers.

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We need to rethink future delivery payments

Jun 15, 2021 - COVID-19 has shone a light on a system that was flawed before the pandemic, and as we move beyond COVID-19 we must think about why we would return to the old ways of managing risk for future delivery payments.

  • Daniel Kornitzer, Chief Business Development Officer
  • Five minutes
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COVID-19 has shone a light on a system that was flawed before the pandemic, and as we move beyond COVID-19 we must think about why we would return to the old ways of managing risk for future delivery payments.

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The trends that defined 2020, and opportunities in 2021

Jan 06, 2021 - How the last 12 months have changed the payments landscape, and what that means for the upcoming year.

  • Daniel Kornitzer, Chief Business Development Officer
  • Five minutes
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How the last 12 months have changed the payments landscape, and what that means for the upcoming year.

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Are cart abandonments derailing the growth of eCommerce?

Nov 26, 2020 - More consumers are shopping online during the pandemic, and many say they are planning to do so permanently. But cart abandonments are also on the rise, and this is become a problem for merchants. So could cart abandonments derail the growth of eCommerce in the post COVID-19 era?

  • Daniel Kornitzer, Chief Business Development Officer
  • Five minutes
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More consumers are shopping online during the pandemic, and many say they are planning to do so permanently. But cart abandonments are also on the rise, and this is become a problem for merchants. So could cart abandonments derail the growth of eCommerce in the post COVID-19 era?

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Will second screening become the norm for sports fans?

Jul 28, 2020 - As professional baseball and basketball makes its return in the US, we ask what role second screening can play in televised sport's evolution, and how sports betting operators can benefit from this.

  • Daniel Kornitzer, Chief Business Development Officer
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As professional baseball and basketball makes its return in the US, we ask what role second screening can play in televised sport's evolution, and how sports betting operators can benefit from this.

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Has COVID-19 moved the needle on security vs convenience?

Jun 17, 2020 - In the final article in our Lost in Transaction: The impact of COVID-19 on consumer payment trends series, we ask whether consumer attitudes to security and frictionless checkouts has been affected.

  • Daniel Kornitzer, Chief Business Development Officer
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In the final article in our Lost in Transaction: The impact of COVID-19 on consumer payment trends series, we ask whether consumer attitudes to security and frictionless checkouts has been affected.

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LiT: The long-term impact of COVID-19 on eCommerce

May 26, 2020 - The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing many consumers to adjust their spending habits. But will these changes result in a permanent shift in shopping preferences?

  • Daniel Kornitzer, Chief Business Development Officer
  • Four minutes
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The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing many consumers to adjust their spending habits. But will these changes result in a permanent shift in shopping preferences?

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LiT: Is COVID-19 a catalyst for US contactless adoption?

May 13, 2020 - As part of our Lost in Transaction: The impact of COVID-19 on consumer payment trends article series, we asked US consumers whether the pandemic had changed their attitude to contactless payments.

  • Daniel Kornitzer, Chief Business Development Officer
  • Five minutes
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As part of our Lost in Transaction: The impact of COVID-19 on consumer payment trends article series, we asked US consumers whether the pandemic had changed their attitude to contactless payments.

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