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Zachary Jarvinen

VP MarketingExact Payments

Mountain View, CA

Member Since October 2023


Strategic Planning
Digital Strategy
Market Research


Zachary leads Exact Payment’s marketing team and initiatives. During his 15+ years in marketing leadership, he has grown a data analytics startup to #87 on the Inc. 5000 list, helped expand global markets for Fortune 500 Epson, lead AI & Analytics product marketing at enterprise software giant OpenText, and most recently was the VP Marketing at another PE-backed leader. Zachary is a published author and focuses on communicating the value of PayFac technology and Exact Payments to the market, in an approachable way in which organizations can benefit from to grow their respective businesses. Zachary graduated summa cum laude from the University of California, Los Angeles for his BA, and also holds an MBA/MSc from UCLA and the London School of Economics.

Published content

The future of SaaS: Leveraging payment monetization for growth


Embedded finance, including lending, investing, and insurance integration, represents the next frontier in SaaS monetization.

10 ways to empower team creativity that will help a company grow

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Be willing to keep less timely ideas on your radar for future consideration. As a manager, you're responsible for leading a team that can help the company thrive. That is why it's necessary to foster a work culture where everyone's voice matters and they feel heard. If you are seeking team feedback on innovation and new ideas to move the business forward, it can be hard at times to decide which ideas have potential and which ones deserve your attention and should be tested.  Below, 10 members from Fast Company Executive Board share their best strategy for implementing their team's ideas diplomatically and in a timely manner.

15 ways to keep your product or service relevant after the launch

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Here's how to build product and service momentum that continues to resonate with customers.  How do you keep the buzz going about your company's new product or service when the thrill of the launch is gone? It starts by treating the initial launch as just the beginning—with no foreseeable end in sight. Brand leaders can master this strategy by creating fresh content and sourcing updated data analysis that will give current and potential customers something to talk about. Below, 15 Fast Company Executive Board members share additional best practices to keep your company newsworthy during and beyond the initial buzz.

Company details

Exact Payments

Company bio

Exact Payments is an expert in embedded payment solutions, enabling SaaS businesses to monetize payments through its turnkey PayFac-as-a-Service solution. Exact handles the heavy lifting of payment operations so software businesses can grow their revenue and valuation while improving product stickiness and customer satisfaction. Today the company processes >1 billion transactions and $130bn+ in annual payment volume for prominent customers, including Fiserv, Ordway, Cineplex, Allianz, Levi’s, and Carfax.



Area of focus

Artificial Intelligence

Company size

51 - 200