Payments and SaaS Technology Advisors

We provide software engineering and technology advisory services to corporations and private equity firms.

  • Email:
  • Phone:

    (800) 509-2994
  • Mailing Address:

    1800 Byberry Road #1132
    Bensalem, PA 19020

We Are Not Just Advisors...

We are the founders of Time Off Cloud, a SaaS product which makes it easy for organizations to manage employee time off. This gives us a unique perspective that we are proud to share with our clients.

  • Product Perspectives

    Product-Led Growth / Business Strategy / Functional Requirements / Feature Delivery / Customer Experience

  • Development Perspectives

    Project Management / Agile / Software Engineering / Testing / Release Management

  • Growth Perspectives

    Demand Generation / Inbound / Marketing Technologies

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Meta Section provides technology due diligence and software engineering advisory services to Private Equity firms, Management Consulting firms, Payment providers, and SaaS companies.

  • Advisory Services
    M&A Advisory Services

    Meta Section has participated in dozens of buy-side due diligence projects and has developed a framework and library of technology due diligence topics including expectations and methods to assess capabilities in a time efficient manner.

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    Payment Systems Consulting

    Full payments value chain expertise; POS and eCommerce Technologies, Payment Gateways and VAR’s, Authorization and Settlement systems, and the supporting systems such as Underwriting, Onboarding, Reporting, Risk, and Residuals.

  • SaaS
    SaaS Technology Consulting

    We understand the unique technology needs and business models required to build and operate profitable SaaS businesses.  Our core competencies in Payments are directly applicable to the massive scale challenges of SaaS businesses.

About Meta Section

Since 2011, Meta Section has provided Payments and SaaS advisory services, leveraging the latest techniques and technologies we consistently deliver value to our clients.

Sean Hoger

Sean Hoger

Sean is a proven software development leader. Sean has held the position of CTO, SVP Information Services, and SVP Development at various organizations including 10+ years at EVO Payments International.  A hands-on leader, Sean has lead software development projects and teams at startups to large corporations. He was Co-founder of a hosting company that was sold in 2008.

A Few Words from Our Clients

  • "I have worked closely with Jim and Sean for over 20 years. During this time, they have never failed to deliver exceptional service and solutions. We provided Meta Section with their first consulting contract and look forward to a long and prosperous relationship for both companies."

    Jeff Rosenblatt, President, EVO Payments
  • "With an organized approach, Meta Section quickly developed an understanding of our needs and wants. Then, with a high level of professionalism and expertise, Jim and Sean implemented a strategy to manage and complete several of our IT projects. Thanks for becoming part of the team. I look forward to checking off more of the boxes."

    Patrick Allen, COO, MuniciPAY and former COO of Nationwide Payments
  • "Jim and Sean are experts in their craft and committed to developing young technologists.  It is always a pleasure to participate in projects with them."

    Joe Oakes, IST Senior Lecturer, Penn State
  • "Jim and Sean have been proven leaders in the payments industry for decades and have proved themselves not only to understand the payments business, but more importantly have the ability to produce products for their clients that will give them a competitive advantage."

    Angelo J. Valletta, Fortune 500 Regional Executive Director
  • "As a serial entrepreneur finding talented developers is crucial to the success of my projects. The team at Meta Section brings together the unique combination of technical prowess and business acumen."

    Paul Voulas, NYC Startup CTO and Former Chief Information Officer at Novell, Asia-Pacific
  • "I’ve worked with Jim and Sean for over 10 years both as a colleague and a client. Their leadership of EVO’s IT teams proved to be an integral part of making them a world-class payments organization. As a client, we sought Meta Sections guidance and support in implementation of Agile which helped our organization tremendously."

    Michael P Gaspar, Controller, Prepaid Ventures, LTD