Apriva has announced that Brian Sadowski has joined the company as senior vice president for information technology (IT). In this capacity, he will be responsible for engineering and operations for Apriva’s core point-of-sale (POS) gateway, as well as overseeing the technology and support services for the company’s network of Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) and Value Added Resellers (VARs).
“We are delighted to welcome Brian to the Apriva family,” said Chris Spinella, the company’s chief executive officer, in a prepared statement. “He has an extensive technology background that, combined with his experience in the payments industry, makes him uniquely qualified for this position. We see Brian playing a pivotal role in helping Apriva continue to deliver the innovative products and services that our customers expect.”
With some 25 years in information technology, Sadowski has spent the past ten years within the payments industry. Before joining Apriva, he held executive positions with several leading providers, including Mercury Payment Systems, Xerox Business Services, and TSYS Acquiring Solutions. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Management Information Systems from the University of Maryland, and is a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps.
“Apriva is well regarded for its ability to deliver powerful technologies that enable customers to leverage many exciting features and services,” said Sadowski. “I am excited to join this talented team, and help the company continue its track as one of the most innovative providers of mobile commerce solutions in the market.”