Co-Founder & CEO
Jeff Davidson is the Co-Founder and CEO of Velocity Processing. He is jointly responsible for the company’s sales and operations, including end-to-end management of Velocity’s payment ecosystem. His areas of specialization are the development of sophisticated analytical tools utilized to perform empirical analysis of merchant statements and the implementation of customized solutions.
Jeff plays a pivotal role in the acclimation of strategic referral partners and the selection of vendor relationships. He is actively involved in Velocity’s technological innovation process, relentlessly seeking automation and process improvements – earning him the nickname “The Scientist”. Over the past several years, he has served on a number of national committees, most recently Elavon’s MSP Advisory Committee, Elavon’s AMEX OptBlue Committee, and Fidano’s PulsePoint Advisory Board.
Prior to entering the merchant services arena, Jeff was an enterprise application developer for Intel in California where he codeveloped a worldwide stock application. He holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree (with Honors) in Decision & Information Sciences from the University of Florida, and is certified in supply chain management and logistics. Jeff’s passions include boating, cooking, painting, music, and automation technologies. He is an ardent Bordeaux wine collector and an avid reader of management, negotiation, and entrepreneurial books.