Tim Barnett

Tim Barnett

CTO, Bluefin Payment Systems

Tim serves as CTO of Bluefin Payments Systems, the first North-American based company to receive PCI validation for a Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE) solution in March 2014. Tim brings over 24 years of information technology and operational experience in the financial service industry to Bluefin where manages all aspects of IT and technology patents for the company. Prior to joining Bluefin, Tim served as CTO of Acculynk, CIO of Pay By Touch Payment Solutions, and CIO/CTO of NOVA Information Systems. Tim spent 10 years with the National Security Agency as a Certified Cryptologic Engineer and while at Bluefin, has received multiple patent awards. Tim graduated with his Masters in CIS from Boston University and a Bachelors of Engineering from Vanderbilt University.