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Curtis Garrett Joins Ellipse as Executive Vice President, North America

Ellipse Welcomes Former Capital One Leader Curtis Garrett as Executive Vice President, North America



CULVER CITY, CALIFORNIA, USA, March 13, 2024 /EINPresswire.com/ — Ellipse World, Inc. ("Ellipse"), a leading Los Angeles-based FinTech company specializing in smartcard and complex card technology, has appointed Curtis Garrett as Executive Vice President, NORAM. Garrett will be responsible for driving product demand for the North American market. With an illustrious career spanning decades in banking and financial services, Garrett brings a wealth of experience to Ellipse’s executive team.

 

Prior to joining Ellipse, Garrett had a remarkable 30-year tenure at Capital One, including a decade as head of the company’s Debit Program. Garrett joined Capital One when it was a fledgling credit card company and played a pivotal role in its transformation into a top-tier U.S. institution. Garrett most recently served as Capital One’s VP of Enterprise Payments, where he spearheaded the development of a comprehensive debit rail infrastructure. His strategic vision and leadership were instrumental in consolidating Capital One’s position across divisions and enhancing its capabilities in payments and operations.


"EVC provides upfront protection embedded directly within the card, delivering an evident, visible, and tangible answer to card-not-present fraud, along with invaluable benefits for all stakeholders.” - Curtis Garrett, Ellipse

“I am very pleased to welcome Curtis to the Ellipse family. He possesses a wealth of experience in launching cutting-edge technology from his years at Capital One, equipping him with a clear vision of the future of payment security,” said Cyril Lalo, CEO of Ellipse. “His strategic thinking and commitment to innovation perfectly align with Ellipse’s mission to make e-commerce payments safer. His expertise will be instrumental in driving growth and helping issuers seamlessly integrate EVC®, Ellipse's innovative dynamic card security code solution, into their offerings."


“Bank’s traditional promises of zero liability in case of fraud fail to prevent the damage, pain, and costly consequences of card-not-present fraud for cardholders, issuers, and merchants, and I firmly believe that Ellipse provides a unique and optimal solution to this issue,” said Garrett. “EVC provides upfront protection embedded directly within the card, delivering an evident, visible, and tangible answer to card-not-present fraud, along with invaluable benefits for all stakeholders.”


With an in-depth understanding of every aspect of the card and banking business, Garrett will introduce a fresh tactical perspective to Ellipse. His wealth of expertise will play a critical role in positioning EVC within the banking sector, driving growth, and establishing it as the new standard in payment card technology.

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