SWIFT CAPITAL TAPS FORMER AMAZON AND CHASE EXECUTIVE AS CTO
SMALL BUSINESS LENDER NAMES JOHN KLOSE AS CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER
WILMINGTON, Del.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Swift Capital, a leading provider of small business working capital solutions, announced today the appointment of technology veteran John Klose as the company’s new chief technology officer. Klose’s expansive and diverse experience in financial services, payments and online retail services will help support the continued growth and expansion of Swift Capital’s technology platform. A former technology executive at Amazon.com and JP Morgan Chase, Klose will oversee Swift Capital’s technology strategy, systems, mobile and data warehousing efforts.
“Building on his experience at Amazon and Chase, John will help Swift Capital advance its online platform for providing the best priced and simplest working capital solutions for small business owners,” said Ed Harycki, founder and CEO of Swift Capital. “His combined expertise in online user experience and banking make him uniquely suited to lead our technology initiatives moving forward. We’re thrilled to welcome him on board.”
Bringing more than 15 years of technology and systems development experience in banking, payments and online retail systems, John Klose will lead the development of Swift Capital’s online application and servicing platform, while ensuring that customer data remains safe and secure. “Having worked in both banking and a leading online global retail platform, I’m excited to lead Swift’s technology initiatives in building one of the most customer-focused small business lending platforms in the market,” said Klose.
Mr. Klose joins Swift from Amazon.com where he served as head of technology program management for Amazon Marketplace which supports millions of merchants and billions of dollars in sales globally with ecommerce marketplaces in the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, China and India. Previously, Mr. Klose served as vice president and applications development director in JP Morgan Chase’s Retail Banking Division.
Swift Capital is a direct working capital provider exclusively serving the small business market. Swift Capital provides superiorly priced working capital solutions to small businesses in the United States. Established in 2007, Swift Capital has provided over $350 million in funding to over 10,000 businesses nationwide. Swift Capital also supports numerous partnership programs to expand access to business funding. To learn more about Swift Capital’s business funding products and get a free, no obligation instant quote call 1-888-923-0007 or visit swiftcapital.com.
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Source: Swift Capital
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