CardWeb.com’s CardExecs database of payments industry movers and shakers today features Carl J. Williams, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Planet Payment.
Carl Williams’ career in financial services spans 30 years and includes several high profile industry positions. He is the founder of Baikal Group, LLC a consultancy and advisory company.
From May 2012 until July 2013, he served as Managing Director of Pay Anywhere, LLC. Until recently he was also an advisor to Global Payments Inc.
Previously, Mr. Williams was President of World Wide Payment Processing for Global Payments, a role that he held from 2004-2009, while living in Prague and Hong Kong.
Mr. Williams also served as President of the Merchant Services Division of National Processing Company, one of the nation’s largest processors of credit card, debit and check transactions.
Mr. Williams has served as an adviser to Planet Payment, Inc. since 2010.
Mr. Williams holds a B.A. from La Salle University in Philadelphia.