Dimitri Akhrin, the founder and President of IRIS CRM is our special guest this week on episode 79 of the Leaders in Payments podcast.
Dimitri was born in the Ukraine and his family moved to New York when he was 8 years old. He went to high school and college in New York. He started his first business when he was 12 years old and started in payments in high school and has worked in every role in a payments company from appointment setter to sales to becoming an ISO.
IRIS CRM where IRIS stands for integrated reporting is simple – is a business management system designed for payments – it is an ISO enablement platform that helps companies that sell merchant services. Customers use IRIS to track leads, it has an electronic signature process for boarding a merchant, a help desk system, residual reporting and more. IRIS CRM services more than 200 ISOs which represents over 300,000 active merchants.
Dimitri has three boys, ages 5, 3 and 1 that keeps him busy when he isn’t leading and growing IRIS CRM.