Fred Schlaffer currently is President of a merchant processing company (credit card and other retail payments systems) in San Diego that serves more than 500 merchants. Freds prior career was in computer hardware and information processing systems. He started three technology companies, that were venture funded. He served as President and Vice President of Sales and Marketing for these organizations. He has more than 25 years of experience in implementing Internet projects, computer hardware solutions and software systems. Fred is an expert on digital document and computer systems solutions working for Konica Minolta, Data General, MIT Draper Laboratory and other major corporations. His experience includes managing worldwide sales organizations, starting small businesses, developing business plans, managing marketing organizations and sales operations.