Local Fintech Venture ClickSWITCH Names New CTO Yobie Benjamin



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“MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — ClickSWITCH, a turnkey solution that simplifies the switch of recurring payments and deposits for financial institutions’ new and existing account holders, announced today that Yobie Benjamin has joined the executive leadership team as Chief Technology Officer (CTO), to launch growth, spearhead innovation and lead the technical development team, as the company continues its aggressive US and global growth and expansion.”

Benjamin is a highly successful entrepreneur with an impressive track record. He is the former Global Chief Technology Officer of Citibank Institutional Clients Group/Global Transaction Services, where he was responsible for the development of Citi Commerce Server – Citi’s engine for Google Wallet and Apple Pay as well as many other high profile projects. He is also involved with several ventures; CTO of Token, Inc., co-founder of Avegant, member of the Federal Reserve Bank Faster Payments Task Force, Advisor and Mentor for Indie Bio, Investor in Skyport Systems, and Investor in Gusto. He won the 2015 Technology Pioneer Award from the World Economic Forum.

“ClickSWITCH is primed for massive growth and I am honored to provide the technical and operational leadership to build the most scalable global platform to deliver on the promise of giving consumers control over their banking, mobile and other service platforms,” said Yobie Benjamin.

“From the first time I met Yobie, I knew he would be great for ClickSWITCH. We share the same vision, which is to revolutionize the banking industry by providing hassle free solutions for the consumer,” said Cale Johnston, Chief Executive Officer at ClickSWITCH. “Yobie’s leadership in technology has been an inspiration to many and we are elated to have him join our team. His impressive track record and skill set will provide the ideal boost for development of ClickSWITCH,” Johnston explained.

“Never before has the banking industry seen a platform that makes it so easy to move customers from one bank to another. ClickSWITCH is taking CRM and lead generation from its current legacy thinking to the next generation new Customer Delivery and Onboarding system. ClickSWITCH won’t just improve customer relationships, bottom line ClickSWITCH will deliver net new customers,” said Benjamin.