Arik is the CEO and Co-founder of Rapyd, a global FinTech-as-a-service platform that helps businesses collect and disburse money via locally preferred payment methods. Arik is a cloud services advocate and was surprised by the challenges faced by how the legacy payments infrastructure is hindering growth in the payment space. Arik started Rapyd in order to help build a global financial technology infrastructure that allows online commerce companies, gig economy platforms, financial institutions or any digital business to embed financial services into their consumer offerings in a very simple way. A serial entrepreneur, Arik is experienced in building high-growth technology companies that leverage using cloud computing that scales to meet rapid global customer demand. Prior to Rapyd, Arikfounded ITNAVIGATOR a cloud-based contact center and unified communications platform which was acquired by Avaya in 2013. Arik previously served on the board of directors at Vigilance Networks and mixeer by Creative Mass.