ShiftPixy Appoints Industry Veteran Christopher Sebes to Board of Directors

ShiftPixy, Inc. , a California-based staffing enterprise that designs, manages, and sells access to a disruptive, revolutionary HRIS platform that facilitates employment in the rapidly growing Gig Economy, announced the appointment of restaurant technology pioneer Christopher Sebes to its board of directors. Mr. Sebes is a widely respected restaurant technology entrepreneur and Forbes Council Member who has dedicated his career to hospitality management and technology.

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Mr. Sebes was the creator of Twenty20 Visual Systems, the first-ever Microsoft Windows POS company, and went on to become the CEO of Progressive Software. From there, he founded Xpient Solutions, for which he served as CEO for over a decade. As President of Xenial Inc., formerly Heartland Commerce until its acquisition by Global Payments in 2016, Sebes led the acquisition of several restaurant technology companies and exceeded Global Payments’ financial performance expectations. His work made Xenial a major competitor in restaurant and retail management technology.

“We are excited to have Christopher join the ShiftPixy team where he can share his seasoned industry insight and innovative vision for restaurant technology,” said Scott W. Absher, Chief Executive Officer of ShiftPixy.  “Christopher’s thought leadership on restaurant technology will not only provide strategic and product development guidance but will also help us shape our broader approach to the much larger client engagements coming to ShiftPixy as we continue our work toward creating shareholder value.”

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