Chief Executive Officer
James Hyde is Chief Executive Officer at Venminder, a globally recognized leader of third-party risk management software technology and solutions used by customers for the onboarding, ongoing management, offboarding and risk management of vendors throughout their lifecycle.
Hyde has been driving the vision, culture and rapid growth at Venminder, as the company has now quickly amassed more than 1,200 customers from a wide range of diverse sectors including banking, insurance, technology, healthcare and more. With Hyde committed to ensuring that Venminder builds great product, as well as, provide extraordinary experiences for customers and employees alike, Venminder has consistently received notable recognition, including being named a Gartner Customers’ Choice for North America in March 2022, the most highly rated third-party risk management platform on several of the industry leading peer review websites and named a Best Place to Work. In addition, Hyde has been passionate in ensuring Venminder remains committed to their free educational initiatives that are currently leveraged by thousands of organizations worldwide.
Prior to joining Venminder, Hyde worked with innovative and leading FinTech and SaaS companies where he focused on driving rapid and sustainable growth. Most recently, at mobile payments leader Braintree, Hyde was responsible for revenue growth as SVP of Sales and was instrumental in propelling their evolution from startup phase to one of the most successful payment processors in the world, now owned by PayPal. Prior to Braintree, Hyde served as SVP of Direct Sales at iPay Technologies, where under his sales leadership, he drove the firm to become one of the largest independent electronic bill pay providers in the United States until its acquisition in 2010 by Jack Henry and Associates, Inc.