Santa Clara, California – March 1, 2017 – Klinche, the trusted payment solution in the construction industry, today announced the appointment of Kim Walker as Product Manager. In this role, Walker will be responsible for leading Klinche’s introduction of a new bank loan automation platform and its integration with their existing construction payments solution.
“Kim’s product management experience in introducing new solutions to market, along with her strong design sense and polished communication skills make her a wonderful asset for Klinche,” said Michael Schmahl, CEO of Klinche. “We have aggressive goals for 2017 and 2018 and I’m excited to have such an experienced product leader join us to manage our delivery of world-class payment solutions to the $1.1 Trillion construction industry.”
Walker brings more than 10 years of experience in product strategy and management across multiple industries including financial services, hospitality, and technology. Most recently, Walker held the role of Senior Business Analyst at Elephant, leading the redesign of one of critical communications platforms for one of Silicon Valley’s leading consumer technology companies. Prior to Elephant, Walker played a critical role as Product Owner at GTA defining and managing the introduction of a new itinerary management solution for the travel industry.
“Klinche is a visionary FinTech company bringing innovative payments solutions to the construction industry and banks offering construction financing,” says Walker. “As the transition to a digital payments model accelerates, savvy businesses are seeking modern solutions providing the agility and responsiveness they need to remain competitive. I view Klinche’s in-depth construction industry experience combined with strong solution vision as key advantage. I’m excited for this opportunity to help Klinche further develop and deliver new payment solutions to market.”