A global leader in payments testing, has expanded its leadership group and today announces that Alexi Karalis has joined its executive team as Chief Technology Officer. Karalis has 26 years of experience bringing deep technical knowledge to the role. With a background in software testing tools, infrastructure and software architecture he will be charged with propelling Iliad into its next phase of growth.

Commenting on his appointment, Karalis said: “I am delighted to join Iliad Solutions in the role of Chief Technology Officer. With a passion for technology and innovation I look forward to leading the team in delivering the ongoing, progressive payment testing solutions that Iliad has become renowned for in the global banking world.”

Karalis continues: “Never before has it been more important for financial institutions to integrate effective, end to end payment testing systems that can accommodate the rapidly changing IT infrastructure seen in modern banking. I look forward to outlining increasingly sophisticated, easy to integrate payment testing solutions from Iliad as we continue to support the banking community.”

Karalis has been involved in the development of a number of progressive tech businesses stemming back to 1999 when he founded his own company creating bill payment, self-service, management solutions to more recently, building SAAS based solutions focused on testing payment technologies.

Iliad Solutions CEO Anthony Walton commented, "We are delighted to welcome Alexi to the executive team. His visionary mind set and technical expertise combined with our existing platform of innovative payment solutions and investment in technology will further strengthen our ability to deliver market leading, cloud and SAAS payment testing.”

For more information, please visit: www.iliad-solutions.com About Iliad Solutions For over 25 years, Iliad Solutions has been at the forefront of building, implementing and supporting major payment solutions. Our experience has led us to develop the most comprehensive and resilient test solutions available in the world today, and our global customer base trusts us to take the risk out of payment testing.

With Iliad Solutions, you can:

  • automate payment testing, which significantly reduces your project costs.
  • simulate a real-world transaction path with multiple legs, interfaces and keys (including tokenisation).
  • test the business flow as opposed to simulating individual pieces of the transaction.
  • enable your teams to work rapidly, with more control and greater visibility of results.
  • forensically analyse test results, which saves time and increases the effectiveness of test teams.
  • decrease risk through end-to-end testing in new deployments, which helps to protect your brand from high profile failures. People using Iliad save time and money, and increase the confidence in their core systems.