Danny Cresswell

Danny Cresswell

Danny joined Syntec in 2000 after two years working for a telecoms reseller. Many years of experience in the telephony industry has given Danny a vast understanding of integrated network and cloud-based contact centre solutions, along with an ability to present technical solutions in layman's terms. Danny takes a consultative approach to his role as head of sales at Syntec, managing both its direct and indirect sales channels, and he gets great satisfaction from helping clients increase the performance and effectiveness of their contact centres, often under tight budgets and short lead-times.

How to prepare for PCI DSS 4.0

The PCI Security Standards Council released PCI DSS v4.0 on March 31, 2022. The aim of the update is to establish standards that better address emerging threats and new technologies. The process of developing PCI DSS v4.0 has involved feedback from more than 200 organizations with the aim of ensuring that the PCI DSS standards …

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Expert insight interview: Craig Schoeberle, Parts Town

Craig Schoeberle is Senior Director of IT and Infrastructure Management at Parts Town. Danny: Can you start off just by giving me a bit of background about Parts Town? Craig: Parts Town is one of the largest suppliers of commercial food service parts in the world. We supply only OEM replacement parts from the manufacturers …

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Consumers’ changing attitudes to telephone payments in a post-pandemic world

We’ve been conducting regular research on consumers’ attitudes to telephone payments since 2014. Our most recent update of this research reviews the current state of play regarding consumers’ attitudes to card payments by phone and assesses how these have changed over the last few years, particularly considering the ongoing effect of the global COVID-19 pandemic …

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Expert insight interview: Marc Bainbridge, Hurtigruten

Marc Bainbridge is Head of Integrated Services at Hurtigruten – the luxury cruise company, responsible for all telephony platforms and backoffice functions including the implementation of CardEasy to enable all Hurtigruten’s customers to pay securely and in a PCI compliant manner.

Expert insight interview: Juergen Tolksdorf, Genesys

Juergen Tolksdorf is Senior Director of Marketplace Innovation at Genesys. Danny: Could you start just by setting the scene and talking about your own role and the way that sits in the relationship between Genesys and CardEasy? Juergen: Sure. I’m responsible for managing the technology partnership and the AppFoundry program from a program point of …

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How using tokenization can improve the customer experience offered by your contact center

A customer’s experience (CX) when dealing with your contact center can be the deciding factor in whether they continue to do business with you, or decide to switch to a competitor.