Management Team

Michael Kron, President

Michael is an accomplished, results-driven senior executive with over 20 years’ experience in accounting, negotiations, corporate finance, business development, and strategy. Michael has led and motivated startup teams through challenges, resulting in many successful outcomes.

Prior to joining AnywhereCommerce, Michael was the Founder/CFO for a number of technology start-ups including, a Meta search engine popular in the late nineties, which became NASDAQ listed.

Michael graduated from both McGill University and Concordia University with a bachelor degree in accounting and a CPA degree. He is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada and currently sits as an independent director for two public companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange.

Mitchell Cobrin, Founder & Chief Catalyst

Mitchell is a co-founder of AnywhereCommerce and serves to support the overall expansion of the organization. He has nearly 20 years of sales, marketing and high growth experience, with the last decade focused on the electronic and secure payment processing industry. Since the late 90’s, his entrepreneurial drive has seen him start up, incubate, grow, sell and consult for a variety of technology companies.

Prior to AnywhereCommerce, Mitchell held the position of VP Sales and Marketing Americas at Keystone Industries until 2000, when he began to pursue his own entrepreneurial objectives by starting MNC Publications (MNCP).  MNCP specialized in web marketing and data mining geared for SMBs. In 2005, Mitchell sold MNCP and began laying the groundwork for the company which ultimately became AnywhereCommerce.

Mitchell is a graduate of McGill University, where he majored in industrial relations and business management.  Mitchell has twice been nominated for the YE Entrepreneur of the Year Award.

Mark Diamond, VP Strategy

Mark has over 30 years of starting, building, advising, growing and selling companies. Mark is a co-founder of companies that have reached a cumulative public market capitalization of over $800 million. Mark’s portfolio includes such leading companies as Gage Applied Sciences, MVS Modular Vision Systems, and Eicon Technologies.

Mark’s focus is on business development, product marketing, team building, and financial structuring. He also emphasizes forward thinking in order to see problems and opportunities before they are obvious. His role at AnywhereCommerce is in strategic financial planning as well as taking on special projects ranging from business development to investor relations.

Mark is a graduate of the Harvard Business School, The Wharton School and Choate. Mark lives in Montreal, is married and has one child.

Jeff Park, Senior Director, Partner Sales

Jim is a payment industry veteran, with more than 25 years’ experience working for leading hardware, ecommerce, software and enterprise information systems companies.

Jeff is an accomplished business development and sales executive with nearly 20 years’ experience in the payments industry. At AnywhereCommerce, he is responsible for delivery of the companies’ leading mobile payment acceptance solutions to acquirers, ISOs and software integrators across North America.

Prior to joining AnywhereCommerce, Jeff was a partner at COMRC, a provider of integrated POS and mobile commerce solutions. He was a sales leader in Verifone’s North America Financial Group for more than 12 years, focused on delivering hardware, software, services and integrated solutions to resellers supporting the needs of small and mid-sized merchant businesses.

Jeff holds a BS degree in Accounting and Finance from Miami University.

Jim Poulson, Vice President, Product Strategy & Business Development

Jim is a payment industry veteran, with more than 25 years’ experience working for leading hardware, ecommerce, software and enterprise information systems companies.

As VP of Product Strategy, Jim oversees all product development for AnywhereCommerce. This includes managing strategic initiatives related to the company’s card readers, mobile software applications, POS systems, and gateway processing platform.

Prior to joining AnywhereCommerce, Jim held senior marketing and business development positions at Verifone, First Data, VivoTech, CyberCash and NCR.

He holds a BS degree in Marketing and Computer Science from Drexel University and a Master of Science in Technology Management degree from Pepperdine University.