Digital payments and Visa veteran to accelerate product strategy and innovation

September 30, 2019


Sequent Software, Inc., a leading specialist in the digital transformation of secure payments for banks and e-commerce platforms, today announces the appointment of Dr. Richard Nassar as Vice President of Product Management.


In this new role Dr, Nassar will be responsible for the vision, strategy and roadmap of the Sequent Platform. With over 15 years' experience in delivering software solutions for the payments industry, Dr. Nassar brings an in-depth knowledge of the digital payments landscape and the regulatory environment as he pioneers novel digital experiences that differentiate issuing banks’ and merchants’ payment services and loyalty programs.


Prior to joining Sequent, Dr. Nassar worked with Visa Inc, a world leader in digital payments, as Senior Director Product Management and Digital Solutions.  During his 15-year career with Visa, Dr. Nassar lead various strategic initiatives for new payment flows that leveraged emerging technologies and communication protocols.  Dr. Nassar was instrumental in developing the global roadmap that aligned Visa’s goals and objectives for tokenization.


Joan Ziegler, CEO of Sequent Software Inc., comments “Dr. Nassar is a terrific addition to our team, bringing a breadth of knowledge in digital payments spanning access, identity management, digital on-boarding, digital issuance and tokenization.  Dr. Nassar will further strengthen Sequent’s capability to deliver a market leading digital wallet experience which works with Sequent’s comprehensive platform for tokenization.  Unconstrained by a physical card, tokens can be leveraged in smart phones or any IoT device for secure payments at our issuing bank and merchant clients for bricks and mortar and e-commerce sectors.”