Simon Lyons

Chief Commercial Officer The Slide App

Simon is Chief Commercial Officer of The Slide App, Cashfac’s cash management and banking app for small businesses. He leads all commercial and product engagement with the wider banking and professional sectors.

Simon has worked in digital banking for over 25 years. He has specialised in digital platforms and delivery under those platforms to specific market sectors including agency banks, local authorities and other key sector propositions. A specialist in transactions, data, payments and cards, his key experience is in the strategic direction of digital solutions and their market commercialisation.

During his time at Cashfac, Simon has migrated 44,000 bank accounts from a bank that was simplifying its proposition to various other institutions. The mix of accounts ranged from large corporates, agency banks and local authorities to vulnerable adult accounts where the impact of failure was direct suffering. He has deep relationships across the banking industry. Working with the FCA, the payments council, DWP and partner banks he ensured that a viable solution was delivered.

Simon is active within the social banking and credit union arena and contributes to various industry forums and strategic bodies. He is a member of various fintech forums and enjoys watching the industry grow and change due to customer demand.

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