Meet the team.
We've been busy fighting fraud since 2009.

About MerchantRMS

Online payment fraud, everytime it occurs, affects multiple parties involved and is a huge drain on time and resources. MerchantRMS is trusted by the top brands in the world to deal with online payment fraud. With state-of-the-art technology and a blazingly fast platform, MerchantRMS counters fraud with elan, letting businesses concentrate on what they do best. MerchantRMS uses not one, but a suite of advanced technologies to defend businesses against fraud. With a simple to integrate API, MerchantRMS can start protecting your business in a few hours. While stopping fraud can cut your losses, MerchantRMS's fortification allows you to take on more business with confidence.

Our Team

Thava Tharmalingam

Thava is the founder and CEO of MerchantRMS. With over 18 years of experience in developing, managing, designing and deploying enterprise-grade financial and telecommunications software. Thava has a bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineering and a Masters of Science in Information Technology from the Kingston University, UK. Thava was born in Sri Lanka and divides his time between Canada and India.

Ross Phillips

As MerchantRMS Director of Corporate Development Ross is primarily responsible for building and managing our network of resellers and other business partners around the world, plus overall corporate commercial policy. Ross has worked as a senior executive at global financial technology vendors, and has been a co-founder of or advisor to a number of start-ups in Europe and North America. Ross holds a degree in electrical engineering from the University of Waterloo in Canada, and has pursued post-graduate business studies in Canada and France.

Sugirda Dinakar

As the Program Manager at MerchantRMS Sugirda is responsible for driving the overall roadmap and product strategy. She has over eight years of Program Management experience with success in driving mission critical programs and projects. She is an expert in multiple development methodologies such as Agile SCRUM, Waterfall, and Iterative. Sugirda is involved in the development of the Company’s project and program management plans, scope and change management, configuration management, risk and issue management, quality control & management, and end-to-end project implementation.

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