Apriva Vice President Bill Ramsey To Participate in Keynote Roundtable at NFC Solutions Summit 2013

Session Will Discuss The Interrelationship Between NFC and Cloud-based Mobile Commerce Solutions

Scottsdale, AZ, May 13, 2013—Apriva, the leading provider of end-to-end wireless transactions, gateway services, and secure information solutions, announced that Bill Ramsey, the company’s vice president and general manager of mobile payments, will participate in a keynote roundtable session at the NFC Solutions Summit 2013. The event is scheduled for May 14 and 15 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel San Francisco Airport, located in Burlingame, California. The keynote roundtable is scheduled for May 15 at 4:15 pm.

Organized by the Smart Card Alliance and the NFC Forum, the NFC Solutions Summit is regarded as one of the premier events showcasing the potential of Near Field Communications (NFC) technology. The conference will focus on the viability of NFC for both mobile commerce and authentication purposes, and will include a number of educational sessions, roundtable discussions, and product demonstrations.

In his session, Mr. Ramsey will describe how NFC payment presentation methods can integrate with cloud-based mobile commerce platforms to deliver a comprehensive solution that is flexible and secure.  Among the topics he plans to cover include the integration of NFC-based payments with various mobile commerce services features like mobile marketing, loyalty, fulfillment services, and the emerging EMV credit card security protocol.

“We are pleased that Bill will participate in this roundtable discussion, which will examine how NFC and cloud solutions can work in unison to deliver a robust, reliable, secure and customer-friendly mobile commerce experience for merchants and consumers,” said Stacey Finley Tappin, Apriva’s vice president for sales and marketing. “Merchant services providers, merchants, and consumers, are all showing a rapidly escalating interest in mobile commerce. Bill’s discussion will describe how providers can combine NFC payment presentation methods with cloud-based services to deliver a fully-functional mobile commerce solution that will serve the needs of everyone in the m-commerce ecosystem.”

The market-leading provider of wireless payment gateway services in North America, Apriva offers a broad portfolio of secure mobile commerce solutions. Its proprietary wireless security protocol, AprivaTalk™, is recognized as among the most robust encryption technologies in the payments industry. In addition, Apriva maintains relationships with more than 30 payment processers in North America, along with all leading wireless providers. Apriva currently works with some 850 merchant acquirers and Independent Sales Organizations (ISOs) across the United States and Canada.

About Apriva
Founded in 1999, Apriva is the leading provider of end-to-end wireless transactions and secure information messaging solutions that meet the exacting security and reliability requirements of financial services providers, government entities and public service sectors. Through its two operating groups, Apriva Point of Sale (POS) and Apriva Information Security Systems (ISS), the company offers customers fully-managed, end-to-end, security solutions that incorporate hardware, software, network infrastructure and management tools. For more information, visit www.apriva.com.

Apriva Contacts:
Robin Rotz   

Glenn Goldberg
Parallel Communications Group