Richard Otruba is the Executive Vice President for Technology at Media Payments, Inc. Richard provides leadership for MPI’s Technology Group, a team responsible for the technology infrastructure, software development, and technical customer support for the organization. The primary responsibilities for this team encompass a variety of strategic and operational initiatives focused on the development, delivery and support of innovative, industry-leading payment solutions. The services managed by this team offer customers robust and versatile business-to-business payments solutions incorporating information security, industry-standard governance of data, and unique payment flexibility.
Prior to joining MPI, Richard spent over 20 years in information technology roles from organizational leadership to consultative software development. Richard served roles in starting several technology companies including an organization focused on the servicing of the virtual credit card industry. Richard is owner of the Algonquin Technology Group, a software organization focused on creation of reusable software frameworks for the payment industry. Richard holds a B.A in Finance and a B.A in Computer Science from Northern Illinois University.