The Jacksonville Business Journal Names Andy Chau, President & CEO of PAX Technology, Inc., a “2023 Technology Leader of the Year”

Andy Chau

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., August, 3rd, 2023 – PAX Technology, Inc., a leading global payment solution provider, is excited to share their President & CEO, Andy Chau, has been honored as one of the Jacksonville Business Journal’s 2023 Technology Leaders of the Year. Mr. Chau is one of only 15 honorees to receive the annual award.

The Jacksonville Business Journal’s (JBJ) award recognizes members in the technical field whose leadership has helped grow their companies, shape their industries, and influence the First Coast local community. Mr. Chau was chosen based on the impact he has had both at work and in the local business community.

Mr. Chau has held his position with PAX since 2011 when he was tasked with growing the company’s North American operations, strategically positioning Jacksonville, Florida as its regional headquarters. He spearheaded a pivotal strategic reorientation, transitioning from solely providing low-cost payment terminals, to offering comprehensive hardware solutions, supported by top-tier secure devices and industry- leading software platforms. This new trajectory empowered businesses to design and develop high-value enterprise applications and marked PAX’s entry into the American market as a full-fledged payment solution provider.

“I am deeply honored to be recognized by the Jacksonville Business Journal. I am very proud of the work we have been able to accomplish over the past 12 years, and we cannot imagine calling any place other than Jacksonville, Florida as our North American headquarters,” said Andy Chau, President and CEO.

Over an impressive career spanning two decades in the payment industry, Mr. Chau aspired to revolutionize the payment industry. He attained his goal by bringing unprecedented freedom and accessibility to small and medium-sized businesses, democratizing digital payment transactions, and becoming a pivotal player in the evolution of global digital commerce. At PAX, he brought his vision to life through groundbreaking achievements, including the introduction of the industry’s first secure Android™ payment terminal, and he led the development of an innovative payment integration technique known as semi-integration. This pioneering approach has empowered millions of merchants, from multinational corporations to small and medium-sized enterprises, to process electronic payments anywhere.

Mr. Chau has been an integral part of PAX North America’s success. His vision, drive, and desire for continuous innovation make him a leader in this field. PAX Technology, Inc is proud to see his efforts being recognized.