Joel is an entrepreneurial leader and a visionary with a proven track record of managing high-growth technology companies, having served as CEO, COO and CFO of privately and publicly traded companies for nearly 20 years. In 1997, Joel founded SureFire Commerce Inc., which merged with the Optimal Group in 2003 to form Optimal Payments, now known as Paysafe Group plc. Joel was appointed as an Executive Director and Co-CEO of the Group on 1 February 2011 and President and CEO on 1 August 2011. Prior to this, Joel created the e-commerce powerhouse BCE Emergis through the merger of Mpact Immedia Ltd with Bell Canada Enterprises. Joel also served as Group Operations Director and COO of Partygaming plc, a FTSE listed company. Joel is a Chartered Accountant with a Bachelor of Commerce degree (James McGill Award) and has a Graduate Diploma in Public Accountancy (C.D. Mellor Award) from McGill University.
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