Jana Schmidt

CEO and President, JMS Advisory Services

A global executive, president, and CEO, Jana has served mid-size to large martech and fintech companies in the financial services, payments, retail, and energy industries. Her expertise includes building and leading world-class leadership to create and execute strategy for short- and long-term value; business model transformations; product development and differentiation; M&A activities; technology architecture; turnarounds; and strategic partnerships. Jana currently leads Quisitive’s Global Payments Solutions’ group. Previously, Jana served as president & CEO of Harland Clarke Corp., where she led a transformation effort to deliver growth in new solutions. Before, as president and CEO at ENGIE Impact (formerly ECOVA) from 2014 to 2017, Jana preserved and improved the core energy analytics business while expanding into new sustainability services internationally. Jana is a current board member of the industry-leading digital bank, WebBank and a board member for not-for-profit, Girl Talk. Jana also served as a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization, a board member for OpTerra Energy Services, and as board advisor for Junior Achievement of Georgia. She has a B.S. cum laude from Colorado State University and completed advanced programs at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School, Wharton Business School, and Harvard Business School.