Gary T. Dinkin
Chief Executive Officer
Since founding SmartClixx, LLC in 2001, Gary Dinkin has been continually involved in the successful building of this unique company. Based on the simple premise of providing better and smarter transaction processing without charging per transaction fees, SmartClixx has become the leading provider of in-house stored value card solutions for the Tier 1 retail marketplace.
With over 25 years of extensive experience exclusively focused on large retailers, Mr. Dinkin has been involved in business analysis, implementation, deployment, and product development for many of the nation’s leading retailers.
His prior experience in large scale point-of-sale, centralized payment switching, and networking solutions, has been exceptionally useful in the highly competitive stored value card industry. As a leading advocate of centralized processing and retail-centric core application development, Mr. Dinkin is regarded as an industry expert in stored value card systems, and has been quoted in numerous publications including RIS News, Integrated Solutions for Retailers, CardLine, Paybefore News, Prepaid Trends, The Nilson Report, and others. His opinions and observations have been solicited by AMR Research and The Wall Street Journal.
Prior to founding SmartClixx, Mr. Dinkin was President and co-owner of DataMax System Solutions, a leading provider of in-store hardware and software technology solutions to the retail industry.
Mr. Dinkin is also founder and CEO of GiftClixx, LLC, launched in 2007, which is now taking on the most established names in third-party gift card distribution by offering a proprietary patent-pending , peer-to-peer transaction routing service in a hosted environment that enables retailers and resellers to negotiate the best possible terms on both sides.
Linda B. Dinkin
Vice President, Sales and Marketing
Linda Brodsky Dinkin is a principal and serves as Vice President of Sales and Marketing at SmartClixx LLC, the leading in-house stored value card software solution for large chain retailers.
Ms.Dinkin is also Vice President of Sales and a founding partner in GiftClixx created in 2007 as a low-cost,peer-to-peer alternative solution to traditional third party gift card distribution channels.
Prior to joining SmartClixx, Ms. Dinkin was the founder and President of Empirical Solutions, Inc., a retained and contingency search firm specializing in placing high level Executives within technology. Her previous experience was as Vice President of Sales and Recruiting and principal partner with Daleen Technologies (DALN), a software company based in Boca Raton, Florida. Ms. Dinkin has held a number of leadership positions in sales and recruiting in the technology services industry. Ms. Dinkin earned a B.S. degree in Journalism from the University of Florida and has served on a number of charitable and business boards in South Florida.
Hemi Zucker – SmartClixx Advisory Board Member
CEO, j2 Global Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:JCOM)
Mr. Zucker is j2 Global's Chief Executive Officer, responsible for all of the Company's operations and internal matters. He joined the co-founders of j2 Global (NASDAQ: JCOM) in 1996, and served as the company's Chief Marketing Officer until May 2003. He has also served as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining j2 Global, Mr. Zucker spent 16 years working in finance and operations at various divisions of Motorola, achieving aggressive goals by implementing strong financial and management systems resulting in increased growth in cash flow and market share.
j2 Global Communications, Inc. provides outsourced messaging and communications services to more than 11,000,000 individuals and businesses worldwide. The Company delivers its services through its global telephony/Internet protocol network, which spans more than 3,000 cities in 45 countries.