EVP Technology, ISV Channel
Randall (Randy) Burnette is Executive Vice President of the Technology, ISV channel at Sound Payments Inc. He is responsible for bringing technology and business solutions together to meet the growing payment needs of the ISV market. In the ISV channel, Burnette oversees all aspects of the business line, including the services offered, the packaging for the market, the marketing aspects, the technology pairing and the sales of these services.
Burnette is a 30-year payments professional with expertise in the processor/acquirer areas, POS device areas and in solution delivery organizations. Burnette is an accomplished software executive having built and led large global organizations that deliver technology for a variety of payment needs. He has worked in many regional areas of the world and has strong knowledge of the world wide payments industry.
Burnette is an innovator and leader in the payments industry. He is heavily engaged in the EMV migration, providing expert advise in areas of testing and certification and general EMV implementation. Burnette served on the US Payments Forum Steering Committee and was Chair and Co-Chair of the Testing and Certification group. Burnette is frequently asked to serve as a speaker in the industry, offering his knowledge on a variety of topics at forum meetings.
He is a believer in the importance of recognizing opportunities, seizing those opportunities and evolving to provide a better product and payments solution for businesses worldwide. Burnette has a daughter who is a competitive swimmer. He enjoys traveling to experience different cultures and foods.