​Welcome to PayPod, the weekly show that explores the fast-changing world of payments.

Each episode, you’ll hear an interview directly with a leader from the payments and fintech industries. We talk with fintech entrepreneurs, security experts, mobile developers, eCommerce pros, and more…

From credit card processing to bitcoin… from retail POS systems to cutting edge digital payments tech… merchant accounts and mobile checkout… we cover it all!
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​​​​Scott Hawksworth

PayPod Host

Hosted By: Scott Hawksworth

Scott Hawksworth is a tech entrepreneur based in Chicago, IL. After founding a number of businesses that required credit card payment processing solutions, he became interested in the larger payments industry and innovations in payment technology. An avid follower of the crypto payments revolution, Scott is particularly interested in the future of payments and finch in the digital age.

Through interviews with leading payments professionals and entrepreneurs, in each episode of PayPod, Scott explores a different aspect of the payments industry, expanding his knowledge and that of other entrepreneurs and executives who tune in.

New Show Episodes

Ep 51: Investing, Wealth Management, and Fintech with Ron Carson of Carson Group
Welcome to another episode of PayPod! On this latest episode, we're taking a high level look at the world of[...]
Ep 50: Stablecoins and Payments with Amiya Diwan, Bryan Guy, and Kory Hoang of Stably
We have covered cryptocurrencies, bitcoin, ethereum, and the blockchain extensively on this show... yet one of the biggest issues that[...]
Ep 49: Mobile App Security, UX, and Authentication with Sherif Samy of Entersekt
Digital security is crucial to so much in modern life, and the worlds of payments, fintech, and mobile technology are[...]
Ep 48: Running Payroll Using Blockchain Technology with Ryan Fyfe of
Blockchain technology offers a variety of benefits for those in the world of payments and Fintech. We dive into this[...]
Ep 47: Taking the Pain Out of Payments with Ed Kelley of Transcard
Let's face it - the world of payments can sometimes be painful. Whether you're a merchant, a consumer, or a[...]
Ep 46: Auditing Security and Trust on the Web with Jeff WIlbur of the Online Trust Alliance (OTA)
Whether you’re an individual making a purchase online, an eCommerce business with customers all over the world, or a payments/fintech[...]