CEO – Matanda Doss
Matanda is an entrepreneurial Senior Executive and Thought Leader with 25 years of success spanning software development, ecommerce, mobile products, data security and financial systems technology.
Throughout his executive career, Matanda has held leadership positions with Fitwall, 5th Dimension Logistics, JDA Software, Global Health Experts, and Arianna Sports, Inc. He is currently the CEO of SparrowOne, a global leader in payment technology services and data security, which he started in 2006 and bootstrapped with a partner as a payment solution for the US Department of Defense Armed Forces Exchange.
Mr. Doss quickly became a thought leader and industry disrupter in the payment technology space by writing optimization algorithms that reduced the massive fees charged to merchants by Visa and MasterCard. In a past role as a technology and business consultant for a major childcare provider, Matanda was instrumental in funding and developing a state of the art SaaS childcare center management system. As a Senior Director of Technology at JDA software, he played a central role in the design, development and product management of enterprise, POS, and web-based retail software deployed around the world.
Matanda holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Southern Utah University. During his free time, he volunteers at a local sports program coaching and mentoring student athletes. Matanda is a youth Gold Licensed Coach with USA Basketball and a two-time recipient of the Outstanding Performance Award from Dale Carnegie Executive Leadership. During his years as a college athlete, he was team captain, a multi-year letterman, and an Academic All-American.
CTO – Floyd Fields
Floyd joined SparrowOne in 2007 as the lead developer of the company’s flagship product ARB. Floyd has an extensive background in Microsoft development technologies. Today Floyd runs development and application support for SparrowOne on two continents and is spearing the company’s transition to the latest technologies. Prior to SparrowOne Mr. Fields was a Project Manager and Development Manager at JDA Software, Inc and a Software Engineer for MicroAge Computers.
Vice President Channel Development – Sheri Cusanek
Sheri has been an outstanding addition to the SPARROW leadership team. She has worked with SMB to enterprise clients for almost twenty years using her unique combination of creativity, project management and change management skills with her resourcefulness and ability to drive operational excellence through process improvements, relationship building and communications.