Billtrust Announces Gwenn Lazar as Senior Vice President, Channel Development, Strengthening Commitment to Channel Partnerships
Accomplished Channel Executive Joins Leading B2B Integrated Payments Firm
LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ – December 17, 2020 – Billtrust, a B2B accounts receivable automation and integrated B2B payments leader, has announced that Gwenn Lazar has joined the company as Senior Vice President, Channel Development. Lazar will drive Billtrust’s business development and channel management initiatives.
Lazar joins Billtrust amidst its ongoing commitment to channel partnerships aimed at delivering world-class accounts receivable automation with integrated payments capabilities, having recently joined with Toyota Material Handling to offer its dealers complete accounts receivable automation solutions, as well as a variety of leading B2B fintech companies that are participating in its rapidly scaling Business Payments Network.
“I am pleased to welcome Gwenn as a key addition to our leadership team,” said Steve Pinado, Billtrust President. “Our channel partnerships and business relationships across the financial technology industry are extensive, differentiated and critical to our delivery of fast, reliable and robust accounts receivable solutions and integrated payments. Gwenn’s breadth of channel experience will help us expand and optimize our already-strong channel partner ecosystem and accelerate our growth.”
“I’m thrilled to bring my experience to Billtrust, a dynamic company that is truly dedicated to listening to their channel partners and customers,” said Lazar. “I am confident that I can grow the partner business channel while ensuring the collective success of our partners, customers and Billtrust.”
Prior to Billtrust, Gwenn was the Vice President of Global Alliances for Skillsoft, a global leader in online learning, where she managed a global ecosystem of strategic partners driving growth through new routes to market. Before that, Gwenn managed client relations for a reseller of Skillsoft solutions. She also spent time in eCommerce, managing web technologies for online retailers. Gwenn started her career in management consulting with a specialty in systems integration. Gwenn holds a Bachelor of Science in Operations Research & Industrial Engineering from Cornell University and is an advocate for women in technology. She is a two-time recipient of the prestigious ‘Women of the Channel’ award.
Billtrust is a leading provider of cloud-based software and integrated payment processing solutions that simplify and automate B2B commerce. Accounts receivable is broken and relies on conventional processes that are outdated, inefficient, manual and largely paper based. Billtrust is at the forefront of the digital transformation of AR, providing mission-critical solutions that span credit decisioning and monitoring, online ordering, invoice delivery, payments and remittance capture, invoicing, cash application and collections. For more information, visit Billtrust.com.
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