ALPHARETTA, GA. — BluePenguin, a fintech company disrupting the B2B virtual payments market, announced today John Scariot has joined the company as its Chief Financial Officer. Scariot comes to BluePenguin with an extremely rich background in business and payments, including finance roles with Verizon, AT&T, E&Y and GE.
“We are thrilled to have John join our executive team. His focus on analytics, project management and financial discipline are without peer in the fintech category,” said Steve Boyer, CEO and Chairman of BluePenguin. “John’s experience in a broad spectrum of the payments landscape, from issuing banks to card processors to acquirers, is invaluable as we enter a new phase of growth.”
Scariot brings over 30 years of finance experience and leadership to the company, including most recently as CFO for Mastercard Worldwide’s Global Technology and Operations division. He holds an MBA in Quantitative Management and is active in the community as Chairman of the St. Louis, Missouri chapter of USA Cares, a charity supporting military families in crisis.
“I am really excited about joining BluePenguin and applying my experience and knowledge to the exploding frontier of B2B Payments,” said Scariot. “The company vision and business model will allow us to play a role of disruptor in the ever-expanding payments industry.”
BluePenguin launched in 2018 with the goal to democratize the massive B2B payments market, which has historically been dominated by legacy systems that are difficult to integrate and slow to adapt. Thanks to BluePenguin’s agile and proprietary platform, the company is bringing the power of B2B virtual payments to underserved customers through their own technologies and trusted business relationships. BluePenguin is located in Alpharetta, Georgia.
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