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.

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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Agent assisted versus self-service IVR payments – what’s the difference?

Our flagship CardEasy solution enables customers to pay securely using the touch-tone keypad of their phone, either whilst on a call with an agent (so-called ‘agent assist’ mode) or using a self-service IVR. The technology underpinning both options is DTMF masking. In this blog we’re going to explore these two options in more detail and …

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Expert insights – Alex Pezold, Founder and CEO of TokenEx

Alex Pezold is co-founder of TokenEx, whose mission is to provide organizations with the most secure, nonintrusive, flexible data-security solution on the market. In this interview he talks to Syntec’s Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, Danny Cresswell, about the future of contact center security in ‘the new normal’.  Danny: Can you start off by explaining what TokenEx …

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Managing through disruption

The current global pandemic has changed the way the world does business, almost overnight. For a lot of companies, there was a mad rush to try and get set up for the ‘new normal’ – trying to get VPNs installed, ensuring workers had remote desktop access or company laptops and for contact centers, ensuring that …

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Some pitfalls of PCI DSS & GDPR to avoid for contact centers and remote workers

If you’re holding payment card data within your organization’s contact center environment (for instance in call recordings, or in your network as transactions are made) you’re always at risk from a data breach, even if you’re PCI  and GDPR compliant. Many organizations have shifted calls and transactions to remote workers and outsourcers due to the …

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