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Provenir Executive Vice President Kathy Stares Named One of The Top 50 Women Leaders in SaaS by The Software Report


October 27, 2021 | Liz Upson

Award recognizes women that have demonstrated admirable leadership across a variety of roles within the software industry.

Parsippany, NJ, Oct. 27, 2021– Provenir, a global leader in data analytics software and risk decisioning, today announced that Kathy Stares, executive vice president, North America, has been named one of the “Top 50 Women Leaders in SaaS” by The Software Report, a comprehensive source for market research and insights, business news, investment activity and corporate actions related to the software sector.

Awardees are recognized for their performance within their roles, their ability to foster innovation and growth, and their expertise in software-as-a-solution (SaaS) solutions.

Stares leads sales, customer success, pre-sales consulting teams across North America for Provenir, and also oversees strategic partnerships. As a member of Provenir’s executive team, she has played a key role in supporting the company’s growth, increasing its SaaS solutions revenue 25 percent year-over-year. The company has experienced a 22 percent increase in Provenir’s customer base of fintech disruptors, and its increasing presence in the Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) and challenger bank markets.

“I am deeply honored to be included among this esteemed group of female leaders who are spearheading innovation in the SaaS market and driving the industry forward,” said Stares. “I am passionate about enabling our customers to be change agents, and to raise the bar in terms of the customer experience they deliver. We continue to invest significantly in our SaaS technologies to help our customers expedite the risk-decisioning process, which in turn, allows them to provide real-time decisions and respond to their end customers immediately.”

Provenir’s technology enables fintechs, financial institutions, and payment providers to easily design, build, and deploy solutions to solve complex business challenges such as digital onboarding, retail financing, Buy Now Pay later (BNPL) approvals, SME lending, insurance, credit card management, eCommerce, eWallet, digital banking, and open banking. 

About Provenir

Provenir helps fintechs, financial institutions, and payment providers make smarter decisions faster by simplifying the risk decisioning process. Its no-code, cloud-native SaaS products form a risk decision engine for real-time approvals and make it easy to rapidly create sophisticated decisioning workflows. With a global data marketplace for seamless integration, powerful AI and machine learning models, and real-time insights, Provenir has supercharged decisioning speed. Provenir works with disruptive financial services organizations in more than 40 countries and processes more than 2 billion transactions annually.