Christian Nahas

Senior Vice President, Business Solutions Portfolio Leader at First Data Corporation

Christian Nahas is the Senior Vice President, Business Solutions Portfolio Leader at First Data Corporation. He is an accomplished industry veteran with deep expertise providing solutions to small and midsized business owners.  Christian has an 18-year record of leadership and marked success at technology firms Radiant Systems and, later, NCR, where he led NCR’s return to the Small Business community as the general manager of the retail technology provider’s Small Business and Specialty Retail divisions, guiding new solution launches that enabled small business customers to compete with their big box neighbors.  Christian’s leadership and vision enabled NCR’s successful return to the small business market after a 60-year absence. Most recently, Christian led marketing automation startup Salesfusion as its CEO, catapulting the fledgling company’s annual contract value per new client as well as overall revenue. Christian has demonstrated success in transforming profits from one-time system sales to consistent and smooth recurring revenues while maintaining profit growth in the business by focusing on the client and delivering solutions that meet each client’s needs.  Christian brings his passion for the SMB space to First Data, the commerce solutions and payments giant, where he serves as the leader of the US SMB portfolio.  In his current role, Christian is responsible for helping First Data’s small business customers succeed.