People on the Move: Robert Payne, Bango
U.K.-headquartered mobile payments provider Bango has selected Robert Payne to serve as executive vice president of strategic partnerships. Based out of the company’s expanded Silicon Valley office in San Jose, Calif., Payne has more than 25 years of experience in the mobile and financial services industries. That experience most recently came from Danal Inc., which he helped grow into a leading carrier billing provider in the U.S. market and a leader in digital identity technology. Payne also has consulted for Boku Inc. and held executive roles at Element Capital, social networking pioneer Buzzlogic, Silicon Valley Bank and Wells Fargo Securities. He began his career at Ernst & Young.