CardWeb.com’s CardData database of Company Profiles today features CashStar.
CashStar, the industry-leading provider of prepaid commerce solutions, enables the world’s top retailers and restaurants to grow and innovate in the rapidly evolving retail environment.
`CashStar provides best-in-class capabilities, revenue-optimizing risk management and a client success model based on aligned growth, to optimize digital gifting and prepaid commerce experiences.
CashStar powers more than 300 leading brands worldwide including Best Buy, Brookstone, Coach, Crate & Barrel, Dell, Dunkin’ Donuts, Gap, lululemon athletica, Nine West, Office Depot, Petco, Pottery Barn, QVC, Sephora, Staples, Starbucks, The Cheesecake Factory, The Home Depot and Williams-Sonoma.
President and CEO
Ben brings twenty years of experience to CashStar in senior operations, marketing, and product roles at software, e-commerce, loyalty marketing and payments companies. Most recently, he was Chief Operating Officer at Cartera Commerce, a leading provider of card-linked marketing solutions for merchants, banks, and loyalty programs. At Cartera, Ben oversaw sales, marketing, client services, engineering, professional services, and technical operations.
Prior to Cartera, Ben was Vice President of Marketing for KNOVA Software and Vice President of Marketing for North Systems, directing marketing and product management at both companies.
Earlier in his career, he held product marketing and product management positions at Broadbase and Commerce One. Ben is a graduate of Harvard College.
Vice President, Engineering & Solution Delivery
Tim oversees our Product, Engineering, Risk, and Operations functions. He also serves as our Information Security Officer. Tim brings more than 17 years of hands-on software product development and information technology leadership. Before CashStar, he held Vice President and Senior Management positions at Computer Science Corporation (CSC), IDEXX Laboratories, and L.L. Bean. He also was the co-founder and Principal of Risus Consulting LLC, an IT software engineering service provider.
Vice President, Worldwide Sales
Dan helps leading retailers maximize their holistic Gift Card Programs by ensuring consumers have access to best-in-class gifting experiences. He is a proven executive with 17 years of print, manufacturing, and sales experience. He brings 13 years of deep expertise in financial services, card production and distribution. Prior to joining CashStar, Dan spent seven years building and managing the largest global portfolio of prepaid card products and services for First Data Corp where he was recognized as a driver of innovation, process improvements, and exceptional quality. Dan lives in a suburb of Denver, Colorado, and is an accomplished private pilot and avid golfer.