Jim Aviles

Board Member

Jim has over 28 years of experience in the electronic payments industry. Jim served as COO and board member at Merchant e-Solutions (MeS) for 13 years, growing it to $55MM in EBITDA in 2012, when the company was sold to Visa Brazil/Cielo for $720MM. Prior to MeS, Jim was a senior vice president in charge of product, marketing and technology at Bank of America’s merchant services division until 1996, when he led the merchant services team through an IPO/spin-off (BA Merchant Services, Inc.) where he continued in his responsibilities until 1999 when he left the company to found MeS. Jim now co-manages a boutique investment and consulting company, Avigo Ltd. and is active as a board member and/or investor in six technology companies in the US and Brazil.