Garrett Gafke

President and CEO
IdentityMind Global


Garrett Gafke is president and CEO of IdentityMind Global, Digital Identities You Can Trust. He is a successful entrepreneur and Fortune 500 executive. Prior to founding IdentityMind Global, Gafke served as president and CEO of Paymate, an innovative provider of payment and risk management services which was acquired by Flexigroup (FLX). Prior to Paymate, Gafke worked as advisor/interim CEO for several top tier venture firms and private equity firms. He has served as president and CEO for SteelEye which was acquired by SIOS, a public Japanese company, and was a member of the senior executive team that built and took CyberSource (CYBS) and Trintech (TTPA) public, the former of which Visa acquired in 2010 for $2 billion. He helped build VeriFone's Internet Commerce Division (PAY) which was later acquired by Hewlett Packard (HQP) for $1.2 billion, and served as the group vice president and general manager for Cardinal Health's (CAH) technology division. A serial entrepreneur, Gafke has a proven track record of founding and growing great technology companies, having completed five M&A transactions, and two successful IPO's. He is a frequent industry commentator and speaker, active angel investor, and board member of early stage companies around Silicon Valley.


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