Invenco Leadership Team

“Our vision is a future with revolutionary self-service payment products that people simply couldn’t imagine living without.”

To achieve our vision Invenco needs a truly great team with strong leadership. The Invenco leadership team has come together from widely different backgrounds and a range of different countries from around the globe. It is united in delivering on Invenco’s mission to:

  • Deliver world-class intelligent transaction technology with passion
  • Understand our customers and transform their business through game-changing innovation and
  • Build long-term relationships with our customers and partners through quality, service and trust.
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John Scott

Chief Executive Officer

John Scott is the Chief Executive Officer at Invenco. He has over twenty years of experience managing global, multi-site companies, predominantly in the electronics and information technology sectors. John has led teams in sales, marketing, engineering, design and operations and is recognized for his in-depth knowledge of the dynamic electronics global supply chain, big data and IoT growth opportunities with wide experience in Asian, European and North American markets. Before joining Invenco, John was the Executive Vice President of Marketing and Product Management and a member of the Corporate Executive Group at Navico, a world leader in marine electronics for the recreational market. John graduated from the University of Auckland with a Bachelor of Engineering with a major in Mechanical Engineering. John lives in Auckland, New Zealand and is an avid surfer.

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Matthew Gibson

Chief Financial Officer

Matt Gibson was a founding partner of Invenco in 2009, and has provided essential guidance surrounding strategic, financial and commercial growth since then as Chief Financial Officer. Matt is responsible for the financial, commercial, and legal aspects of Invenco’s business and is an integral part of the executive management team working on company strategy. Among his many contributions, Matt has led Invenco’s teams into several successful partnerships, channel sales opportunities and a major SYSPRO ERP system implementation throughout his time with the company. He spent five years with Invenco’s predecessor, Provenco, as their Chief Financial Officer before Invenco’s establishment. Matt holds a Bachelor of Management Studies from The University of Waikato (New Zealand) and is a qualified CA member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand. Outside of his professional life, Matt enjoys spending time with his family, traveling and surfing. He resides in Auckland, New Zealand.

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Martin Vermaak

Chief Operations Officer

Martin Vermaak joined Invenco in 2016 as the Chief Operations Officer. Having relocated from South Africa to Auckland, New Zealand to join the team, Martin oversees Invenco’s supply chain, procurement, manufacturing engineering, customer support, quality and related area programs. He has almost thirty years’ experience in the electronics industry and specializes in building multidisciplinary teams focused on common goals, while embracing the development of operational strategies for cost reduction and better resource management. Martin’s expertise proved instrumental in Invenco’s SYSPRO ERP system implementation as well as earning ISO:9001 certification in November of 2019. Before Invenco, Martin was the Chief Operating Officer for Booyco Electronics, a leader in mining vehicle and pedestrian detection system design and manufacturing company based in South Africa. He holds a Master of Business Administration specializing in Technology Management from the University of South Africa Business School and a UK NARIC-Certified British Engineering Degree. Outside of the office, Martin enjoys mountain biking, home automation and DIY projects.

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Craig Panter

Chief Business Development Officer

Chief Business Development Officer, Craig Panter brings over twenty years of experience in business development specializing in retail technology, especially within high growth, emerging markets. In his role at Invenco, Craig has developed a global network spanning Asia, the Middle East, Europe and North America. He most recently architected Invenco’s direct business models starting with Asia-Pacific in 2016 and progressing to North America with Invenco’s Invenco-i2 program, an equipment-as-a-service (EaaS) initiative focused on the outdoor EMV market in the US. Prior to joining Invenco in 2013, Craig spent five years in Singapore as the Managing Director of Nalu Pte Ltd., as management consulting services company. He also spent three years at NCR Corporation, the global leader in consumer transaction technologies. Craig earned an honours bachelor’s degree in International Studies from Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, GA and a Master of International Business & Economics from Sophia University in Tokyo. He enjoys attending major sporting events and playing golf.

Dan Harrell

Dan Harrell

Chief Innovation Officer

As Invenco’s Chief Innovation Officer, Dan Harrell brings twenty-five years of experience in the global retail and payment industry. He is responsible for a wide range of initiatives both strategic and directly linked to product delivery including leading the product management team. A proven leader, Dan builds experienced, efficient teams and processes across the full spectrum of software, hardware, cloud infrastructure, program and product. Before joining Invenco, Dan worked within one of the world’s leading fuel dispenser companies setting their vision for automation, outdoor payments, forecourt control and ultimately its cloud services. Prior to that, he led the technology consulting practice at Radiant Systems (now NCR) and was responsible for managing the team and practices for integrations of Radiant products and delivering on the value customers expected. Dan holds an undergraduate degree in Computer Engineering and Accounting from the University of Texas in Austin, Texas and a master’s in Management from Georgia Tech in Atlanta, Georgia. Dan lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado and enjoys hiking and playing music in his band.

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Rebecca McKaskell

Chief People Officer

Rebecca McKaskell is the Chief People Officer at Invenco. She has over fifteen years’ experience in Human Resources with a strong interest in building workplace cultures enabling employees to thrive and creating diverse and inclusive working environments to drive business success. Rebecca has global experience having worked in the HR industry in the United Kingdom, United States, Australia and New Zealand. Over the past two years with Invenco, Rebecca has significantly grown the company’s recruiting presence, launched brand values and implemented manager and employee internal informational websites. Before joining Invenco, Rebecca was the Vice President of People and Capability at EROAD, a leader in fleet management technology. Rebecca has a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University at Canterbury. She lives in Auckland, New Zealand with her two young sons and enjoys yoga, running, travel and photography.

Chris Henry

Chris Henry

Chief Engineer

Chris Henry is Invenco’s Chief Engineer. He is a Point-of-Sale (POS) product development expert with over thirty years of experience in the electronic payments industry. An accomplished payment device architect, Chris has taken many high volume and industry leading POS devices through development and into production including mPOS, Mobile, Countertop, Multilane, and Unattended terminals. He has defined and led product development, product design and life cycle management, on all features and functions of POS terminals. Additionally, he has worked with several System on Chip vendors and has in-depth experience in PCI security, EMV Contact and Contactless payments, MasterCard TQM plus and other POS-related technical and certification requirements. Prior to joining Invenco, Chris was the VP HW dev at Hypercom USA, the 3rd largest POS provider in the world. Chris has a bachelor’s degree in Electronics Engineering from University of Technology in Sydney, Australia and a Business Management degree from Charles Sturt University. Outside of work, Chris enjoys home renovation projects and spending time on the water. Chris currently resides in Sydney, Australia.

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Andrew Corbett

Head of Software

Andrew Corbett is the Head of Software at Invenco. With almost thirty years’ experience in electronic product development, Andrew brings extensive experience leading software and cross-functional product development teams (hardware, software and mechanical) to Invenco. Having joined Invenco in October 2019, Andrew is responsible for setting software and firmware development strategy for Invenco's products and services. Prior to joining Invenco Andrew spent sixteen years working in the Marine Electronics industry, most recently at Navico, a world leader in marine electronics for the recreational market. Andrew holds a Bachelor of Engineering with Honors in Electrical & Electronics from the University of Canterbury. He currently resides in Auckland, New Zealand and enjoys spending time in or on the water however he can, specifically while swimming, fishing or sailing.

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Paul Psaila

Head of Engineering

Paul Psaila is a digital technology leader and the Head of Engineering at Invenco. He has over twenty years’ experience delivering Product Engineering, Strategy and Operations, including significant Business Transformation programs, globally. Over the span of his career, Paul has supported a broad range of industry sectors with a large focus on end to end Systems Capability and Integration, FinTech, Retail & Payments, Media and Banking and Datacenter Engineering. Prior to joining Invenco in 2019, Paul was the Group Chief Information Officer for Datacom, Australia’s largest technology service provider. Paul holds a bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering from the University of Portsmouth. He currently resides in Auckland, New Zealand. Outside of work, Paul enjoys scuba diving, and boating.

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Todd Smith

Vice President of NA Operations

Invenco’s Vice President of North American Operations, Todd Smith, brings over twenty-five years of experience in senior management across several industries including defense, automotive and consumer electronics. Having worked in New Zealand, the United Kingdom, Asia Pacific and the United States, Todd brings a wealth of global knowledge to Invenco where he is focused on establishing the internal infrastructure to expand the US-based Invenco-i2 program, as well as implement processes and standards for improved functionality across the business. Before joining Invenco in 2019, Todd worked as the Director of Engineering for Amphenol Phitek, a provider of in-flight electronics, while living in Auckland, New Zealand. Todd holds a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois and lives in Alpharetta, Georgia. Outside of the office, Todd enjoys spending time outdoors trail walking and cycling.

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Raphael Rivera

VP North America, Business Development

Raphael Rivera is the Vice President of North American Business Development at Invenco. He has over twenty years’ experience in general retail, hospitality and petroleum retail technology industries and has lived and worked across every major continent. Over the span of his career, Raphael has solutioned and deployed Retail Technology across Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, and North America. He has designed and deployed EMV payment solutions across Europe and Asia Pacific since 2003, and since joining Invenco in 2014 has brought that knowledge to North America with Invenco’s Outdoor Payment Terminals and Invenco-i2 program. Raphael’s leadership is recognized both inside and outside of Invenco as he continues to elevate Invenco’s place in the United States’ self-service payment landscape. Prior to joining Invenco, Raphael worked in sales, consulting, and solution management for NCR Corporation and Radiant Systems, both leaders in the retail technology space. Raphael graduated with a Bachelor of Industrial Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, GA. He resides in Houston, Texas and enjoys golf, cycling and spending time with his family and friends.

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Nathan Barnett

Head of APAC Business Development

As Invenco’s Head of APAC Business Development, Nathan Barnett combines strong business development and sales experience with considerable technological understanding and expertise to better inform the market of Invenco’s products and capabilities. He has over twenty years of experience working in business development, with much of that time being focused within the payment technology industry. Nathan’s robust understanding of payment industry trends and nuances has proved critical to Invenco’s success as Nathan builds relationships and breaks into new territories throughout the APAC region. He has played a leading role in successfully winning tenders and negotiating major contracts over his five years with Invenco. Nathan currently resides in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia with his family home in Auckland, New Zealand. Outside of work, Nathan is currently completing an MBA at the University of Auckland and enjoys sports and home improvement projects.