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Mr. Bill Ready

Wrong Bill Ready?

Chief Executive Officer

Phone: (312) ***-****  
Email: b***@***.com
Local Address:  Chicago , Illinois , United States

Employment History


  • MBA
    Harvard Business School
  • bachelor's degrees , business administration , information systems and finance
    University of Louisville
  • MBA
    Harvard University
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CEO of Braintree
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Board Member
Bill Ready is CEO of Braintree, an online and mobile payment provider for many of the world's best, next-generation, e-commerce companies. Prior to joining Braintree, Bill was executive in residence at Accel Partners, a leading Silicon Valley venture capital and growth equity firm that has invested in a number of category defining companies, such as Facebook, Kayak, and Rovio (Angry Birds).
A veteran of the payments industry, Bill joined Accel from iPay Technologies, a division of Jack Henry and Associates, where he served as president, guiding the company through a period of rapid revenue and earnings growth and its eventual sale to Jack Henry for $300M. Prior to iPay, Bill worked as a strategy consultant for McKinsey & Company in Chicago, providing counsel to a number of leading enterprises in the United States and Asia/Pacific, with a specific emphasis in payments and financial technology.
Bill earned his MBA with honors from Harvard Business School and his bachelor's degree in business administration, information systems, and finance from the University of Louisville, where he was valedictorian.
Capital IQ Power Moves » Investment Management, 3 Aug 2011 [cached]
Bill Ready Joins Accel Management Co.
Accel Management Co. announced that Bill Ready has joined the company as an executive in residence.
Ready will work closely with existing portfolio companies within payments and financial products - a core area of emphasis for the firm - while simultaneously working to identify new investment opportunities for the firm where he can serve in a senior leadership role.
Ready brings a wealth of leadership and executive experience from operating and advising high growth technology companies in the financial technology space. He joins Accel from iPay Technologies where he served as president, guiding the company through a period of rapid revenue and earnings growth. Previously, he served as iPay's chief financial officer and worked as a consultant at McKinsey & Co., providing strategic advice to a number of leading enterprises with a specific emphasis in payments and financial technology. -PR Newswire
Sector: Investment Management | Tags:Accel Management Co. | People: Bill Ready
Bill Ready, head of next ..., 16 Oct 2014 [cached]
Bill Ready, head of next generation commerce at PayPal, points out that near-field communication has been around for 10 years without catching on. His vision of the mobile payment future is more akin to an "e-commerce style transaction happening in the physical world," he says, citing the example of car-sharing service Uber, which works with PayPal to processes riders' payments by way of a mobile phone app.
"Uber addressed a real pain point, in that hailing a taxi and payment for a taxi is cumbersome," he says.
PayPal's global head of ..., 26 Aug 2015 [cached]
PayPal's global head of merchant and next-generation commerce, Bill Ready, seems unconcerned. He said that One Touch has generated at least a 50 percent conversion rate for PayPal on mobile and that this will be a driving force in shaping the consumer and merchant relationship in the coming decade.
In addition to that, he said that Braintree, PayPal's payment processing service for merchants, accepts Apple Pay and Android Pay, allowing the company to take a cut of those transactions as well.
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