JESUS C. ROMERO
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
CONVERGE ICT SOLUTIONS, INC.
One of the most respected pillars in the Philippine Jesus C. Romero has 30 years of diverse experience in the ICT industry. Known as a strong leader, he has had a continuous impact influence in several fields of expertise such as Sales, Marketing, Business Development, Product Development, Product Management, After Sales, Engineering, Operations and General Management. His exemplary track record in the spearheading start-up, turn-around and business growth leveraging strategies, complemented by his profound technical involvement and fiery leadership skills has made him a driving force in ensuring business growth and profitability.
GENERAL MANAGER STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENT & ASIA | DIRECTOR BTI PAYMENTS
Peter is currently the General Manager Strategic Development & Asia and is responsible for driving the growth of the Group’s businesses in Asia, including subsidiaries in India, Hong Kong, Philippines & Singapore, Peter is also a Director of these subsidiaries.
Peter has more than 30 years’ experience in the electronic payments and ATM industries across all facets of the business including sales, marketing, operations and business systems management. He has held senior business development and management roles with Cardtronics, First Data, Cashcard, Colonial State Bank (now part of Commonwealth Bank of Australia) and NCR.
Peter has focused on international business development (specifically in Asia) over the last 14 years, previously as Managing Director Asia Pacific for Cardtronics (2008
to 2010). From 2006 to 2008 was based in Beijing leading the research and development of First Data’s Acquiring and ATM business plans for China. During this time, Peter led First Data International’s global ATM Community of Practice and was
a member of the First Data International Prepaid and Mobile Solutions global team.
BTI PAYMENTS PHILIPPINES
Dan Ibarra is the Country Head of BTI Payments
Philippines, Inc. He brings with him 14 years in banking and 13 years in telco focusing on business transformation, product development, and marketing.
He spearheaded initiatives that spurred growth of various banking & telco businesses.
Under his management, he aims to bring BTI Payments & its partners forward in enabling solutions for digital payment.
Manila, Philippines – As Converge ICT further ensures of a more convenient customer journey, the leading fiber internet and data solutions company aims to innovate their services and make it more accessible.
Payments, Converge ICT’s customers can pay their bills in more than 500 self-service Pay & Go payment kiosks, with a number of them operating 24/7. For customers, this means more locations for paying bills, shorter queues, and an enhanced customer experience new partnership with leading self-service payment kiosk operator BTI
Thanks to a until been offering Filipino consumers a speedier and more reliable internet connection.
Last year, Converge ICT rolled out the country’s first 400Gbps backbone to augment existing domestic network capacity. As an extension of the company’s mantra to optimize customer experience, Converge ICT partnered with BTI. This endeavor intends to deliver an improved end-to-end customer experience that goes all the way to bills payment.
Since launching the country’s first pure end-to-end fiber internet network, Converge ICT has Innovative customer-centric programs as such has enabled Converge ICT to grow its base and allow more Filipinos to enjoy premium fiber internet experience. And for efforts such as this, the fiber internet organization has been cited by London-based International Finance Awards Group as the “Fastest Growing Fiber Internet Service Provider in the Philippines.” “Converge ICT is about giving Filipino consumers the kind of connectivity that is simple, fast,a nd easy. As we grow our presence in the Philippines, we are turning to credible and capable partners who will help us deliver the kind of customer experience we promise. In terms of bills payment, Pay & Go has the expertise and nationwide presence that complement our goal of delivering that seamless experience,” said Dennis “J3” Uy, Converge ICT President & CEO.
“Our growing portfolio of kiosks is located and will be in more places relevant and synonymous to where paying customers are at. We want to seamlessly integrate it into their fast-paced lifestyles, making payments without a hassle – whether you are in the office, supermarket, pharmacy, mall or at home. As our service is real time, anytime – we ensure Converge transactions through Pay & Go will be no different from doing it at their stores or business offices,” said BTI Payments Country Head Dan Ibarra. “We aim to support the growing Philippine market with decades of experience in payments solutions. We are looking forward to collaborate with Converge and BTI Payments PH to enhance processes that will provide better customer service,” said Peter Blackett General Manager, Strategic Development & Asia of BANKTECH, and Director of BTI Payments Philippines.
BTI payments is a wholly owned subsidiary of BANKTECH, a top provider of ATM and payment technology in Australia and Asia for the past 25 years.
What makes this partnership Coverge and PayMaya is to give us more easy way of paying our bill comfortable and hassle free. We all know that converge give more speed connectivity in world wide web that makes PayMaya more accurate to process our payment or eBanking parse, this machine is our way to be more productive with our errands…
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