Mr. Jeffrey Lipp is a Co-Founder and serves as Chief Operating Officer and Board Member at Artkive. He also serves as an executive at Amplify.la. Prior to the Kive Co, Jeff was the Executive Director of Gift and Loyalty Services for Heartland Payment Systems, one of the largest merchant credit card processing companies in the United States. He was the co-founder and CEO of Chockstone, Inc. (acquired by Heartland in 2008) and Pure Payments, Inc. (acquired by iMALL in 1999), building two innovative technology companies in the payments and loyalty industries. Prior to those experiences, Jeff worked in the merchant acquiring and e-commerce business of First Data Corporation, as well as in corporate finance in Lehman Brothers' Technology Group. Jeff holds a Bachelor of Arts from Williams College, a Master of Business Administration from UCLA Anderson School of Management, and serves on the boards of the Open Doors Organization, the Los Angeles Chapter of the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship, and the Price Center for Entrepreneurial Studies. He is also an Angel Investor.