Walnut Creek, CA – (September 21, 2015) – YapStone, a global provider of web and mobile payment technology solutions for large vertical markets and online marketplaces, announced today that Bryan Murphy has been named President. Murphy previously ran North American Verticals for eBay.
“We are very fortunate to have Bryan Murphy join as President, said Tom Villante, Chairman & CEO and Co-Founder of YapStone. “Given that powering payments for online marketplaces is at the core of our growth strategy, hiring a hands-on leader with success at one of the largest marketplaces in the world gives us an extraordinary advantage,” added Villante. “Bryan brings the experience and tenacity of a successful entrepreneur as well as the ability to grow a business globally at scale.”
Murphy joins YapStone after nearly 4 years at eBay where he was most recently, VP, North American Verticals and Global IO focused on growing multiple vertical businesses, including Fashion, Consumer Electronics, Home & Garden, Motors, Collectibles & Art, Business & Industrial and Daily Deals. Prior to this, he was VP and General Manager of eBay Motors. Murphy joined eBay after selling WHI Solutions, where he was Co-Founder and CEO, to eBay in 2012.
“YapStone is solving real customer problems by providing marketplaces and verticals with it’s innovative full stack payment platform, deep vertical expertise, global capabilities and customer support,” said Bryan Murphy, YapStone President. “YapStone allows our marketplace and vertical partners to grow faster, with less risk and deliver a better customer experience. I am truly excited to be part of this talented team.”
YapStone is a global provider of full-stack payment solutions for global marketplaces and large vertical markets. YapStone powers online and mobile payments for HomeAway®, VRBO®, and thousands of apartment and vacation rental companies, Homeowners’ Associations, self-storage companies, hospitality establishments and non-profits. YapStone processes over $14B in payment volume annually and has been recognized for its growth, ranking on the Inc. 5000 list of Fastest-Growing Private Companies for eight consecutive years and named to the Forbes’ List of America’s Most Promising Companies again in 2015. YapStone has raised over $110 million from investors including Accel Partners, Meritech Capital and Bregal Sagemount. YapStone is headquartered in the San Francisco Bay area with additional offices in Santa Monica, California and Ireland. To learn more, visit www.YapStone.com.