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Mike Smallwood
CEO at Bitmo


J. Michael Smallwood is the Founder and CEO of Bitmo, a San Diego-based fintech start-up focused on disrupting the traditional gift card space by connecting stored-value disbursement systems with mobile payments. With a background in software engineering, Michael is a proven entrepreneur and has founded four successful start-ups. He brings over 20 years of experience in consumer-mobile technology and management to the Bitmo team, where he continues to drive innovation in the mobile payments and software space.

Before founding Bitmo in 2017, Michael was the CEO of MobilePop, a boutique mobile consulting agency focused on health care and global fintech solutions.

Previously, he was the founder and CEO of San Diego based Syndicated Methods, a mobile software company and also the lead architect of the MobilePipes content management and analytics platform.

Syndicated Methods was sold in 2011 to InVentiv Health, after which Michael served as the SVP of Technology for the Ignite Health division for two years.

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Agenda Sessions

  • The evolution of the payments experience

    , 2:40pm