Electronic commerce and payments leader First Data Corp. has announced that Jerry Bartlett has joined the company as Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Development for First Data Resources.
Bartlett was most recently with TD AMERITRADE (member of NASD/SIPC) where he oversaw all information technology (IT) initiatives, including business technology planning, application development, information and physical security, and IT infrastructure and architecture. After directing the application integration in a key merger at TD AMERITRADE, he was recognized as one of ComputerWorld’s 2005 Premier 100 IT Leaders based on his leadership in managing risk and execution during the merger.
Before working at TD AMERITRADE, Bartlett led large applications development and database organizations in the St. Paul Company and also led several initiatives as a manager of systems development for the American Red Cross.
Bartlett is on the Board of the Wall Street Technology Association and holds a B.S. in Technology and Management from the University of Maryland.
“Jerry’s twenty years of experience in leading application development groups in the financial, insurance and healthcare industries will be very valuable to First Data Resources as we continue to develop innovative ways to help our clients achieve their business objectives,” said Susan Henricks, President, First Data Resources.
About First Data
First Data Corp. (NYSE:FDC) is a leading provider of electronic commerce and payment solutions for businesses worldwide. Serving over 5 million merchant locations, 1,900 card issuers and their customers, First Data powers the global economy by making it easy, fast and secure for people and businesses around the world to buy goods and services using virtually any form of payment. The company’s portfolio of services and solutions includes merchant transaction processing services; credit, debit, private-label, gift, payroll and other prepaid card offerings; fraud protection and authentication solutions; electronic check acceptance services through TeleCheck; as well as Internet commerce and mobile payment solutions. The company’s STAR Network offers PIN-secured debit acceptance at 2 million ATM and retail locations. For more information, visit www.firstdata.com.