ControlScan CEO Joan E. Herbig has been elected to the 2013 board of directors for the Women’s Network in Electronic Transactions (W.net), the electronic transaction association dedicated to women in the field. Herbig is one of three new directors who have joined the organization to help further its mission to provide a forum that inspires and empowers women in the electronic transactions industry through networking opportunities, mentoring programs and more.
A long-time contributor to the technology start-up and payments communities, Herbig became CEO of Atlanta-based ControlScan in 2007, where she successfully transitioned the company into its present role as an established provider of payment card industry (PCI) and data security solutions for small to mid-sized merchants and the acquirers serving them. Prior to joining ControlScan, Herbig spent three years as CEO of Cambia Security, Inc., an industry leader in configuration management tools for compliance with PCI, GLBA, HIPAA, SOX and other regulatory standards. Herbig also previously served as CEO of mobile device systems management firm XcelleNet, Inc.
“The W.net organization is comprised of women who are outstanding in the electronic transactions field,” said Herbig. “I am extremely pleased to be a part of the W.net effort to engage and inspire current and future generations of payments industry thought leaders.”
“Joan Herbig brings tremendous leadership skills, as well as valuable technology and payments industry perspectives, to her role with the W.net board,” said Shawn Taylor Zelman, executive director of W.net. “This is going to be an exceptional year for women in our industry, as the many talents of those who serve on the W.net board of directors combine to lead our members into new areas of professional growth.”
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