PORTLAND, ME - David Cooper, former CTO, Cashedge (now FiServ), and technology head for Globe One and Green Dot, has been named Chief Technology Officer, Wex, Inc. (NYSE: WEX), a leading provider of corporate payment solutions with a $5b market cap.
The role was created to lead all aspects of corporate technology. In this position, Cooper will spearhead software development, all of IT and platform strategy, enterprise architecture, program management, information security, and IT infrastructure operations.
David Cooper brings 30 years of experience delivering award-winning software products across a broad spectrum of uses including turnkey systems, enterprise software, software as a service (SaaS), web and mobile products. Cooper has extensive experience working with large banks and their delivery, security, audit and compliance requirements. He has built and maintained mission-critical infrastructures that are used by almost all the largest banks in the country and thousands of smaller ones.
In his role as CTO, Cooper will focus on business-growth strategies, including M&A and global expansion, and will be responsible for platform integration, evolving the platform and globalization. He will work closely with the CEO and other members of the senior management team.
Prior to joining WEX, Cooper held several senior technology positions, including head of global operations at GlobeOne, SVP of technology at Green Dot, and CTO and SVP of product development at both Fiserv and CashEdge.
Cooper has won numerous awards and has secured a patent for streaming geometry in a virtual environment and has several patents pending around payments.
Cooper earned a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Microprocessor Systems from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland.
WEX Inc. (NYSE: WEX) is a leading provider of corporate payment solutions, with a market cap of $5 billion. From our roots in fleet card payments beginning in 1983, WEX has expanded the scope of the business into a multi-channel provider of corporate payment solutions and offering exceptional payment security and control across a wide spectrum of business sectors.