Jacques is CTO and co-founder at the fintech startup Fattmerchant, author of “Time Hacks”, and co-founder of the Orlando Devs, the largest developer meetup in Orlando. He has a passion for building products, bringing them to market, and scaling them.
Jacques has co-founded several successful startups, creating hundreds of jobs across the Greater Orlando region. As the co-founder at Fattmerchant, his team has built an integrated payments platform processing over $4B annually. His companies have been recognized at events such as Rollins Pitch Competition, GrowFL, Starter Studio Demo Day, Orlando Tech Demo Day, and YPO Fastpitch.
As a community advocate, Jacques speaks at events hosted by the Central Florida Tech Association, Orlando Devs, UCF, Rollins, Downtown Orlando Partnership, Orlando Chamber of Commerce, BarCamp, Starter Studio Tech Accelerator and as an advisor for multiple startups and economic boards in the Orlando area.
Jacques has expertise in product strategy and scaling out product teams and infrastructure for growth. He loves building products that people enjoy while making them more productive.