tappit appoints Jason Dean as new CTO

tappit appoints Jason Dean as new CTO

Manchester, UK. 11th December 2018. tappit, a leading cashless experience specialist for top music festivals, sports and other global entertainment venues, has appointed Jason Dean, former CTO of Sensewhere Ltd, as its new Chief Technology Officer.

Jason joins at a time where tappit is expanding its operations across the world. He will be responsible for leading R&D, product development and engineering, helping to streamline tappit’s existing cashless payments technology to enhance the fan experience.

Jason has a wealth of experience in technical design & delivery, working extensively with mobile payment security, proximity (RFID & NFC), geospatial, big data & analytics.

With his appointment, Jason brings full life-cycle product design and development expertise to tappit's technology team. He has previously delivered high profile software projects for Nokia, Facebook, KPMG, Accenture, Sky, Tencent , WeChat and QQ.

Jason said, “tappit is making great strides in the live event sector and it’s a fantastic time to be joining the company, helping to drive its mission to provide the very best experience for its partners and their fans. I am very excited to play my part in tappit’s story, propelling its cashless innovation internationally - helping tappit become the world’s leading provider in the cashless event sector.”

Alongside Duco Smit, who recently joined tappit as its new Chief Commercial Officer, and Daniel Van Eynsbergen as Chief Operating Officer, Jason will play a pivotal role in growing tappit’s global footprint in new and developing markets.

“We’re thrilled to be bringing Jason onboard as he will play an important role in our long-term growth strategy. His extensive knowledge and experience as CTO, specifically in mobile payments, speaks volumes,” said Jason Thomas, CEO of tappit.

He added, “Cashless technology is at the core of what we do, and I strongly believe Jason will take our cashless systems to the next level, further improving the live event experience for fans.”

For more information, please visit: justtappit.com

About tappit

tappit enhances live experiences, providing technology and insights to make events better and more profitable.

tappit is passionate about improving the experiences of attendees at sports, festivals and entertainment venues; a passion born of the fact that we are a team of sports fans, music enthusiasts and event lovers.

The tappit platform has cashless payments at its core and also offers access control, registration, detailed reporting and easy integration with existing systems. We reduce queues, maximise profit, eliminate fraud and provide event organisers with valuable data and insights.

Events and venues around the world provide the best cashless experience using tappit, including: Manchester City Football Club, Birmingham City Football Club, Bestival, Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby 7s, Creamfields, Abu Dhabi Grand Prix and the World Surf League.

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