Jeffrey Knowles is a serial entrepreneur, having worked with Mr. Patey on various start-up companies over the past 15 years.
Mr. Knowles’ business experience is mainly in the credit card payments and software industry. In 1999, Mr. Knowles sold his first venture, Authorize.Net (a credit card processing service company) at a $90 million valuation. Subsequently, Mr. Knowles founded MTREX, Inc./Vision Bankcard, Inc., a payment processor, which then acquired POS Cardsystems and NCCP (led by Goldman Sachs). As a software developer and inventor, Mr. Knowles has filed and commercialized multiple EW-Commerce patents.
Jeff is actively involved in various philanthropies, including Utah Valley University and Brigham Young University.