Executive Casts sat down with Nxt-ID Inc. (NASDAQ:NXTD) COO Michael Orlando to gain more insight on FitPay, a proprietary technology platform that adds contactless payment capabilities to wearable and IoT devices. Apart from speaking about his background, Mr. Orlando discusses FitPay’s profile, the product’s position in the value chain, competition, challenges and his vision for FitPay over the next 3 years. He also elaborates on the shifts and trends in the IoT space, touching upon the industry overview and market opportunity.
Michael Orlando Director and Chief Operating Officer of Nxt-ID, Founder of FitPay
Michael Orlando has served as Nxt-ID Chief Operating Officer and a member of our Board since May 23, 2017. Mr. Orlando founded Fit Pay, Inc. in September of 2014. Prior to founding Fit Pay, Mr. Orlando served in numerous roles at payment, authentication, and software-as-a-service companies. From September 2012 — September 2014, Mr. Orlando served as Chief Sales Officer at Jumio, Inc; a leading mobile identify verification solution provider. In 2012, Mr. Orlando served as Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing at EZ Prints, Inc., an online merchandise printing and fulfillment services company. From September 2000 to February 2012, Mr. Orlando served as Senior Vice President, Global Sales and Services at CyberSource Inc., a leading e-commerce and credit card systems management company, where he oversaw all enterprise sales and professional services functions worldwide.
Mr. Orlando holds Bachelor of Science degree in Management from California Coast University.