Recognized as the patriot of real-time payment solutions, Michael Wakileh is the Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of ProgressSoft Corporation, a pioneering solution provider specialized in real-time payments and imaging technologies since 1989.
Mr. Wakileh is a visionary with specific expertise within the financial and banking solutions industries. He has a long-standing career focused on positioning ProgressSoft as a world leader in the development of real-time payment solutions. He has represented Jordan and addressed several workshops worldwide in various fields including mobile payments, electronic check clearing and real-time payments.
As the CEO of ProgressSoft, Mr. Wakileh leads the efforts of mounting ProgressSoft’s presence in the world, migrating numerous financial institutions to new business paradigms. He has been assuming a predominant role behind ProgressSoft's success in becoming the first real-time payment systems' provider in the region. Today, the company serves more than 370 banks and central banks in 24 countries around the globe, operating through its headquarters in Jordan and several offices in other countries.
Complementing Mr. Wakileh's futuristic vision, is his detail-orientation and passion for perfection; all of which are directed towards building ProgressSoft’s unique brand with an undisputed image for the company among its peers, while catering for the same level of perfection towards ProgressSoft’s employees and work environment.
Mr. Wakileh graduated from the University of Jordan in 1987 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Architectural Engineering. He started his career journey as an architect and engineer, developing various engineering applications for Architecture and Industry prior to the establishment of ProgressSoft Corporation.