Who Is Payzli?


Payzli is your end-to-end payment technology partner. A single source for business essentials such as payment services, business management software, web enablement and mobile solutions. Trust Payzli to solve complicated daily problems, help you run your business and provide the financial support it needs to grow.   

With a combined 75+ years in the financial services market, Payzli’s founding team has experience you can count on and learn from. Payzli has built its reputation on a simple premise: to empower people and businesses for success through brilliant FinTech solutions. What does it mean to succeed? We define achieving success by transferring our knowledge and experience in the payments industry to our merchants and partners. Our goal is to help you achieve your goals, and that, we are committed to delivering!

The power of Payzli lies in technology, transparency, and our round-the-clock commitment. A next-generation payments company that truly makes a difference in people’s lives. We are on a mission to re-imagine and re-generate life through business, for the joy of business. 

Payzli Founders

Arash Payzli
Arash IzadpanahCEO

A rare blend of entrepreneur and risk management expert, Arash is a strong believer in finding balance in every situation. 30+ years of experience with Sales Partners, ISOs and Agents.

Naim HamdarPresident

Naim has spent more than 20 years in the payments industry, leading sales and operational teams. He leads by inspiring results from his team and invigorating an innovative mindset for success.

Kapil PershadCTO & CPO

FinTech leader with 22+ years experience building products that have helped shape the payments space. Focused on orchestrating effective teams to build the future of payments technology.


Chris KneeDirector of Credit and Risk

6+ years of risk & underwriting experience. Chris ensures a seamless submission-to-approval process for all Payzli Partners and merchants.

Shivangana VasudevaDigital Marketing Director

10+ years in digital innovation & branding to engage the social-global-mobile audience. Content optimisation specialist, who loves technology and its impact on business.

Kerima AlawiPartner Support Manager

Implementation Boarding Specialist helping Payzli sales partners achieve new levels of success through constant support and ongoing training.

Jessica VaccariClient Success Manager

Providing exceptional customer service to different types of clients for 10+ years. Jessica specializes in client support before, during and after the sale.

Thu TrinhClient Support Manager

Ensures clients receive outstanding support & all their needs are met. Creates support policies and procedures to ensure client satisfaction.

Aissata N'DiayeTechnical Support Manager

Dedicated to managing and delivering Fanatical Support. by being attentive and responsive to our highly valued merchants needs and ensure satisfaction.

Technology & Product

Alexey PiskarevSoftware & Security Architect

20 years of experience in professional software development, software systems design and architecture. Leads the product and security architecture teams at Payzli.

Saikrishna BurraSenior Software Engineer

Expert in designing, developing,and maintaining scalable and robust backend systems with a deep understanding in software architecture and principles.

Snehal AgawaneSenior Software Engineer

Microsoft certified professional. 11+ years of experience in software solutions. Continuously evolves with emerging technologies to provide high quality products.

Revanth DodlaSenior Software Engineer

5 years of experience in software development. Focused on creating software solutions that meet the complex demands of the payments industry.

Rahul YoganandSoftware Engineer

2+ years experience in mobile app development. Dedicated to providing a rich user experience. Thrives on taking on challenging tasks.

Taha ShahabuddinSoftware Engineer

A passionate and driven software engineer with more than 5 years of experience in developing new-age web applications and backend systems.

Nikhil MannavaSoftware Engineer

4+ years of experience, specializing in building FinTech products. Proficient in several programming languages and passionate about developing innovative solutions.

Sumanta RelkarWeb Engineer

7+ years of experience in advanced web development. Sumanta brings forth his expertise in development and maintenance of web systems.


Sam Nair
Sam NairRisk Management Advisor

Credit risk management leader with 30+ years in the payments industry. Extensive executive experience leading underwriting and risk management teams to lower losses.

Sid PershadAdvisor

Accomplished executive with 20+ years of experience in the financial services and payments industry. Sid leads global seller risk, brand risk & counterfeit intelligence for eBay.

Craig DavisAdvisor

Craig Davis is a successful entrepreneur and business leader, best known as the founder and owner of Transaction Services (TRX), a leading provider of payment processing solutions.

Charles CrawfordAdvisor

Charles “Chuck” Crawford began his career as a legislative aide in the US Senate, then spent two decades in communications, advertising and public affairs.

Ken MusanteConsultant

Kenneth Musante is an experienced payment professional with a deep understanding of the people, processes, costs and technology which facilitate payments.