Mr. Payne’s career spans over 30 years of financial and corporate development experience, including Big 4 consulting, investment banking, and in operating companies.
Robert was CFO of global mobile payments and authentication company, Danal BilltoMobile, where he raised multiple rounds of venture capital and orchestrated the divestiture of the mobile payments operations to Bango (London: BGO). Post-acquisition, Mr. Payne joined Bango as EVP, Head of US. Prior to Danal, Mr. Payne held management roles in BOKU, Buzzlogic, Landmark, SVB and the predecessor to Wells Fargo Securities. Mr. Payne began his career at E&Y. Over his career, Rob has led M&A (buyside & sellside) and public- and private financing transactions totaling ~$1.5B in deal value.
Robert is also an advisor and lecturer, Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, at the University of Chicago
Mr. Payne received an M.B.A. from University of Chicago and a B.A. from UCLA. He is also a CPA (inactive).
For more information, please contact Robert at RobPayne@theceosrighthand.co
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