Meet the Billtrust Management Team
Flint A. Lane
Chief Executive Officer and Founder
Mr. Lane is the CEO and Founder of Billtrust. He has set the strategic direction of the company since its founding in 2001. Under his leadership, the company has enjoyed significant growth providing invoice-to-cash services to companies throughout North America.
Billtrust has earned numerous awards from business organizations including the Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ and Inc. 500. In May of 2011 Mr. Lane was named as one of the 25 Most Influential Financial Operations Professionals by the Institute of Financial Operations (IFO) and that same year was recognized as the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year®.
Prior to founding Billtrust, Mr. Lane was founder, President and Chairman of Paytrust, the leading electronic bill presentation and payment (EBPP) company with over 100,000 customers nationwide. He also held executive positions at Platinum Technology, Logic Works and BrownStone Solutions.
Mr. Lane currently serves on the board of the New Jersey Technology Council. He is also a board member and a volunteer big brother for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mercer County and assists his local PTA with web projects. Mr. Lane received his Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Chief Technology Officer
James Eichmann oversees all development activities for Billtrust. Mr. Eichmann has over 20 years experience in building highly scalable and robust systems. He joined the company in October 2002. Prior to joining Billtrust, Mr. Eichmann was the Executive Vice President of Product Development for Paytrust, Inc. where he was responsible for all product development initiatives. Prior to Paytrust, Mr. Eichmann worked as a Development Manager for Logic Works, as a Senior Consultant at Atlantic Information Management and as Senior Product Analyst for the U.S. Army. Mr. Eichmann received a Bachelor of Science in Business and Finance from Mount Saint Mary’s College.
Chief Financial Officer
Ed leads the Finance and Administration functions for Billtrust. Ed’s experiences include over 30 years of working as a public and private company CFO. Prior to Billtrust, Ed was the CEO of JAGTAG a mobile technology company that was sold to Augme Technologies. Prior to that Ed was the CFO of Flarion Technologies which was sold to Qualcomm. Prior to Flarion, Ed was the cofounder and CFO of ITXC Corp. a public company that was sold to Tata Communications. Prior to ITXC, Ed was the CFO of Dialogic Corporation a public company that was sold to Intel. Ed also has extensive experience in the International technology markets with a specific emphasis on Brazil.
Ed’s accomplishments include guiding private companies through private and public equity offerings, mergers and acquisitions and the development of financial strategies for growth.
He is a certified public accountant and his experience includes working for Deloitte. In 2002, the New Jersey Technology Council named him “CFO of the Year”. Ed received his B.S. in Accounting from Lehigh University.
Chief Revenue Officer
As Billtrust Chief Revenue Officer Kirk leads the Sales, Business Development and Marketing teams. He is a veteran executive of financial and high tech firms. Prior to Billtrust, Kirk served as EVP of Global Sales and Marketing of ASG a $400 million dollar software company based in Naples FL. He joined ASG when they acquired RiverGlass where he was the CEO in October of 2011. RiverGlass provided advanced data mining to government agencies and Fortune 1000 Companies.
Kirk brings relevant industry experience to Billtrust with executive positions he held at CheckFree Corporation, BlueGill Technologies, Korn/Ferry International, and Intuit. He is a graduate of Purdue University and holds a BS in Finance.
SVP & General Manager, Invoice Central
Paul leads Invoice Central, Billtrust’s secure web service where buyers can receive and pay invoices from multiple vendors with a single logon. An executive with over 30 years experience Paul has enjoyed success in the financial / tech sector providing strategic direction and recruiting talent to achieve aggressive business growth. Previously, Paul held senior leadership roles at Fiserv, BT Group, Alloy Computer Product and MECA Software (a division of Bank of America). He was also the Founder and CEO of FreeTaxPrep.com.
During his association with Bank of America, the company was the lead investor in a consortium of banks that included US Bank, Citibank and Royal Bank of Canada. That group built the first round of online banking for many of the largest banks in North America.
Paul has a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and an MBA from Babson University.
Senior Vice President Marketing
Mr. Rose is responsible for the branding, lead generation and product marketing activity at Billtrust. He has held senior level marketing positions with Fortune 100 companies including Coke, Mattel and Warner Lambert, along with leading the corporate communications at startup companies PointRoll and SevenEcho. During his tenure at PointRoll, revenue grew 3-fold leading to its sale to Gannett Inc. in June 2005. Through the course of Mitch’s professional career he has created breakthrough marketing campaigns, battled off major competitive threats, and led teams in the development of industry leading new products. Mitch holds an MBA from Columbia University in Marketing as well as a BS in Economics from Cornell University.