Sightline Payments announced that co-founder Omer Sattar will serve as Sightline’s co-CEO alongside Joe Pappano. In this new role, Sattar will oversee internal operations including product and compliance to help further Sightline’s innovative spirit within regulated markets.
As co-CEO, Pappano will continue to lead Sightline’s strategy, sales, client success and marketing organizations to drive the digital transformation of the gaming and hospitality industries.
Sattar co-founded Sightline Payments in 2011 to enable consumers to safely and securely fund their online gaming experience. Sattar has served as Sightline’s executive vice president since its founding, driving partnerships to adopt digital payments acceptance in gaming, including recently with Resorts World Las Vegas and Boyd Gaming.
Sattar’s leadership resulted in the nearly $400 million in funding that Sightline has received over the past 10 months. Prior to founding Sightline, Sattar served as senior vice president, cash access services for Global Cash Access (now Everi Holdings). Across his career, Sattar has driven critical product innovations to unlock new abilities for customers to access funds across the world.