Elizabeth Buse - CEO
Elizabeth Buse joined Monitise in June 2014 as co-CEO. She became sole CEO in March 2015. Prior to Monitise, Elizabeth spent 16 years at Visa Inc, most recently as Global Executive, Solutions, responsible for the company's merchant relationships, ecommerce, mobile and processing products. Before that, she spent three years in Singapore, running Visa's business in Asia Pacific, Central Europe, Middle East and Africa. She also held roles as Visa’s Global Head of Product; Executive Vice President of Product Development and Management; and Executive Vice President of Emerging Markets & Technologies, leading all aspects of product strategy, development and growth.
Prior to joining Visa in 1998, Elizabeth served as Vice President of Strategic Initiatives for the Electronic Funds Division of First Data Corp. Elizabeth also serves as a Director of Travelport, a leading travel commerce platform listed on NYSE, and was a Director of Artio Global Investors Inc. from September 2009 to January 2013.
Lee Cameron - Deputy CEO & Chief Commercial Officer
Lee oversees commercial, business development and legal activities as well as setting corporate development strategy. Lee has been with the company since its formation as a member of the founding management team. Appointed to the Board in 2008 he has held a number of senior executive roles within the company. A lawyer by profession, Lee maintains his qualification as a solicitor while overseeing his business responsibilities. Prior to Monitise, Lee was General Counsel of Morse plc, a FTSE 250, technology company. He has extensive experience of private and public company boards and currently sits on the global digital advisory board of a $10bn Nasdaq-listed business.
Lee's reputation for getting deals done and managing complex cross-border transactions whether M&A or commercial contracts enables him to protect and grow Monitise's market-leading position. Earlier in his career Lee held a number of legal roles and worked in large financial institutions.
Brad Petzer - Chief Financial Officer
Brad joined Monitise as Chief Financial Officer in 2013. Brad’s responsibilities include finance, risk, investor relations, human resources and facilities. He previously worked at TelecityGroup plc, a FTSE 250 company, where he was the Group’s Financial Controller. At Telecity Brad supported the business through its Main Market listing on LSE and was responsible for the Group’s reporting, planning, policies, risk and control.
Prior to Telecity Brad held senior finance roles at Create Services, an online credit card provider and part of Lloyds Banking Group, and other technology companies. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant.
Mike Dreyer - Chief Operating Officer and President, Americas
Mike has lead responsibility for the design, build and operations of Monitise technology globally, as well as running the company’s Americas business. He joined Monitise in August 2014 to oversee all sales activity and major accounts spanning the US, Canada and Latin America. Prior to Monitise, Mike was Chief Information Officer, Global Head of Technology at Visa Inc.
Before that, Mike was CIO of Inovant, where he oversaw the development and management of Visa’s global systems technology. He also held executive positions at VISA USA as Senior Vice President of processing and emerging products, and Senior Vice President of commercial solutions. Mike has been on the Board of Directors of F5 Networks (NASDAQ) an application delivery network (ADN) and security technology company since October 2012.
Prior to that, Mike held senior roles at American Express, Prime Financial, Inc., Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Downey Savings, Bank of America, and the Fairmont Hotel Management Company.
Alistair Crane - Chief Sales Officer
Alistair is responsible for sales globally, including the Americas and Europe.
As a highly recognised figure in the technology industry, Alistair Crane has spent over 10 years working with leading brands such as Procter & Gamble, Adidas & LVMH, Samsung and RBS Group, on mobile strategy, innovation and development. In 2010, Alistair founded Grapple Mobile, a mobile innovation studio. In 2013 he oversaw the acquisition of Grapple by Monitise.
Rene Ho - Chief Marketing Officer
Rene, who joined Monitise in February, 2015, is responsible for the Monitise brand, products and design services as well as marketing and communications. Previously, he was based at Visa Inc. for ten years, where he held various executive roles. These included leading Visa’s implementation for the Apple Pay digital payment service and Visa’s Token Services, integrating Fundamo - the South African-based mobile payment provider, and overseeing sales, marketing, product development technology, communications and innovation.
Rene also spent four years in Singapore overseeing mobile product strategy and offerings, sales development and client engagement programs. Prior to his work at Visa, Rene spent 10 years at the Palo Alto-based management consultancy Strategic Decisions Group developing business strategies for both start-ups and multi-billion dollar companies.
Tom Spurgeon - Company Secretary
Tom is Company Secretary of Monitise and brings over 15 years of financial management experience, including audit, financial planning and controllership, gained over several industries.
A Cambridge graduate and Chartered Accountant, Tom trained with Price Waterhouse. Prior to joining Monitise, Tom spent five years as UK Finance Director of IT services and technology company Morse.