About Us

The Company

Derek Del Conte and Ryan Johnson founded Inner Fence in 2007. Their efforts generated a software development company that empowers merchants to accept credit card payments on their mobile device — anywhere, anytime. Special features include location-specific sales tax and an app that is compatible with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Android, Windows, and Windows Phone.

The Team

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Derek Del Conte

Founder, CEO

Prior to founding Inner Fence, Derek was a Program Manager at Microsoft, where he worked on Active Directory Federation Services for Windows Server 2003 R2 and Windows Server 2008. Before Microsoft, he founded a web and email virtual hosting company that he ran through high school and college. Derek graduated from the University of Pennsylvania.

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Ryan D Johnson

Founder, CTO

Ryan has been a professional software engineer since his summer 2000 internship working on Kerberos for Microsoft. After graduating from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in May 2002, he worked full-time for Microsoft on authentication-related software until 2007. Now, as the engineering-focused co-founder of Inner Fence, he gets to mess with all kinds of cool stuff, including the iPhone and Ruby on Rails.