VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Glance Technologies Inc. (“Glance” or the “Company”) (CSE:GET.CN) (CSE:GET.WT) (OTCQB:GLNNF) (FKT:GJT) today announced the appointment of Sascha Williams as Chief Operating Officer of Glance.
Before the appointment, Mr. Williams served as senior advisor to the CEO.
Mr. Williams is an executive leader with more than 20 years’ experience in global corporate management, strategic project development, and developing strategies high-growth strategies for technology startups. Mr. Williams also specializes in business scaling, operational efficiency, and the software-as-a-service space.
“Sascha’s insights will be very valuable to us, given his deep experience in senior roles with companies such as Disney, Microsoft and Electronic Arts,” says Glance CEO Desmond Griffin.
“Mr. Williams has helped several technology companies successfully scale up and execute on their strategies. He will be a tremendous asset to Glance as we go forward with our rapid-growth strategy.”
Prior to joining Glance, Mr. Williams served until the end of 2017 as President and COO of Vancouver-based software developer Unbounce.
“I have really enjoyed working with Desmond and the talented Glance team. I am delighted to now be joining the company as COO,” says Mr. Williams. “The team’s track record speaks for itself and the company is very well positioned to revolutionize the mobile payment space, which is incredibly exciting.”
Prior to Unbounce, Mr. Williams held senior management positions in Canada at The Walt Disney Company, Microsoft (BigPark), and Electronic Arts. Before that he was Chief Operating Officer of U.K.-based web developer BlueWave, helping it grow into one of the largest independent web agencies in Europe.
About Glance Technologies Inc.
Glance owns and operates Glance Pay, a streamlined payment system that revolutionizes how smartphone users choose where to shop, order goods and services, make payments, access digital receipts, redeem digital deals, earn great rewards & interact with merchants. Glance offers targeted in-app marketing, geo-targeted digital coupons, customer feedback, in-merchant messaging and custom rewards programs. The Glance Pay mobile payment system consists of proprietary technology, which includes user apps available for free downloads in iOS (Apple) and Android formats, merchant manager apps, a large-scale technology hosting environment with sophisticated anti-fraud technology and lightning-fast payment processing. Glance has also recently purchased a blockchain solution and is working on a rewards-based cryptocurrency, the whitepaper for which can be found on the company’s website.
For more information about Glance, please go to www.glance.tech.
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