Where Payments

Meets Business

Thursday, April 18

8:00am

APR 18

10.5 HR

BAYSIDE EF FOYER

8:30am

APR 18

9 HR

BAYSIDE EF

9:00am

APR 18

60 MIN

BAYSIDE EF

9:30am

APR 18

5 MIN

MAIN STAGE

VISA

9:35am

APR 18

25 MIN

MAIN STAGE

VISA

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Colleen Taylor

President, Merchant Services - US, American Express

LinkedIn
10:10am

APR 18

25 MIN

MAIN STAGE

VISA

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Rob Cameron

Global Head of Acceptance Solutions, Visa

LinkedIn
10:30am

APR 18

30 MIN

SHOW FLOOR

11:00am

APR 18

30 MIN

IDEA ZONE

VISA

Businesses are built on their ability to provide a great end-user experience. One that is simple. One that is intuitive. One that is unique. Having the right technology and infrastructure can lay the groundwork for financial institutions and ISVs to offer these types of solutions to their clients, and to evolve as needs change. Enter composable commerce: a strategy that allows merchants to select services and technology in an agile, modular way, enabling them to create unique and flexible digital commerce experiences that align with their brand. Listen in as this panel of experts discusses this important industry trend and the upside for large enterprise companies and small businesses alike.

11:00am

APR 18

30 MIN

GROWTH ZONE

MASTERCARD

With high inflation and rising costs the norm, businesses of all sizes are facing challenges with obtaining access to vital working capital that is imperative for growing and scaling their operations. This trend has necessitated the need for better cash flow management tools across the board, especially for small and mid-sized enterprises that need greater access to resources to keep digitizing and providing consumer-grade experiences for customers and employees. Enter virtual cards, an essential working capital tool that is propelling the digitization of B2B payments forward. Given their security, transparency and control, this session will dive into why virtual cards are the fastest-growing commercial payment in the market and why further adoption is imperative.

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Ankush Gupta (M)

SVP of US Commercial Products, Platforms and Acceptance, Mastercard

LinkedIn
11:00am

APR 18

5 MIN

TECH ZONE

FORTIS • INFINICEPT • KEY BANK

Deana Rich

Deana Rich

Co-Founder & Co-CEO, Infinicept

LinkedIn
11:20am

APR 18

25 MIN

TECH ZONE

FORTIS • INFINICEPT • KEY BANK

As the economy shifts and money is getting more expensive, we are seeing a contraction in the Payment Facilitator space. These forces, combined with the increasing risk and compliance burden of becoming a PF, along with the reduction in funding for tech companies, are converging to change the landscape once again. Join this panel of PF experts and learn more.

Deana Rich

Deana Rich

Co-Founder & Co-CEO, Infinicept

LinkedIn
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Caroline Hometh

Co-Founder & Managing Partner, RPY Innovations

LinkedIn
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Vijay Sondhi

CEO, NMI

LinkedIn
11:30am

APR 18

15 MIN

IDEA ZONE

VISA

Mobile device payments are approaching over 65% of all credit card transactions globally. Which means consumers are using biometrics more than ever to authenticate those payments. This allows for a frictionless payment process, which merchants and consumers love. However, it raises the question of who is the guardian of this very valuable data, and how is it affecting their privacy? Listen in and learn how biometrics are impacting the future of payments, and how such innovation as digital IDs are enhancing privacy, offering user choice and driving global adoption.

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Alessandro Chiarini

CEO, Fortress Payments

LinkedIn
Felix TorresOstolaza

Felix Torres Ostolaza

COO, Fortress Payments

LinkedIn
11:30am

APR 18

15 MIN

GROWTH ZONE

MASTERCARD

Omnichannel tokenization not only maximizes payment security, but it also drives new revenue streams; all while delivering seamless experiences across all customer touchpoints. But how? And what are processor-agnostic tokens? Join Jeremy Belostock, from Verifone, as he answers these questions and how they can deliver huge benefits to your merchants.

Jeremy Belostock

Jeremy Belostock

VP, Americas, Verifone

LinkedIn
11:45am

APR 18

15 MIN

SHOW FLOOR

12:00pm

APR 18

30 MIN

IDEA ZONE

VISA

New advancements in AI models, including machine learning and generative AI, have opened the door to limitless opportunities in financial services and payments. Listen in as the experts discuss how AI can (and can’t) transform payments products, processes, and operations. They’ll explore real-world AI use cases in payments, what problems they solve, what’s hype, and what’s ahead.

RIDDICK

Donald Riddick (M)

Chief Legal Officer & Company Secretary, Featurespace

LinkedIn
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Russell Moore

Director of Corporate Strategy and Development, Global Payments

LinkedIn
SHAMOUN

Kevin Shamoun

SVP Product & Innovation, Fortis

LinkedIn
12:00pm

APR 18

30 MIN

GROWTH ZONE

MASTERCARD

Come and listen to the experts discuss open banking – a rapidly evolving domain at the intersection of finance, technology, and regulation. In this session you’ll learn the principles behind open banking, including data sharing, consumer consent, and the role of APIs in enabling secure and efficient interactions between banks, fintech companies, and consumers. You’ll also learn about the benefits and challenges, the future potential, and the regulatory frameworks that are driving the adoption of open banking.

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Silvana Hernandez (M)

EVP, Product and Engineering, Executive Vice President, Mastercard

LinkedIn
753_Utkarsh Agarwal

Utkarsh Agarwal

Head of Product for Global Pay By Bank and B2C Payments, J.P. Morgan Chase

LinkedIn
697_Henry Gerwitz

Henry Gerwitz

Cross River

LinkedIn
12:00pm

APR 18

30 MIN

TECH ZONE

FORTIS • INFINICEPT • KEY BANK

Explore the transformative world of embedded banking and neobanking in this enlightening session. Uncover how these innovations are redefining financial services, offering insights into creating superior customer experiences. Learn strategic ways to integrate these services into your business, enhancing engagement and growth. Discover practical approaches and success stories, equipping your business to navigate and lead in the evolving financial landscape.

12:30pm

APR 18

90 MIN

SHOW FLOOR

1:00pm

APR 18

25 MIN

MAIN STAGE

VISA

1:35pm

APR 18

25 MIN

MAIN STAGE

VISA

2:00pm

APR 18

15 MIN

TBD

2:15pm

APR 18

30 MIN

IDEA ZONE

VISA

Despite recent upheaval in the crypto markets, it’s clear that more consumers, companies and governments are recognizing that cryptocurrency and blockchain technology have the ability to impact payments for the better. We’re at an inflection point and as crypto becomes more widely accepted, the prevailing misconception that investors have stopped investing in the sector could not be farther from the truth. In this session you’ll hear the ways blockchain is changing how money moves to make payments more equitable, scalable, and efficient and whether they see it disrupting, supplementing, or complementing existing infrastructure. Listen in as the experts share their insights and why investors are betting on blockchain-based payments and financial services.

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Adam Hark (M)

Managing Member, Wellesley Hills Financial

LinkedIn
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Eric Brown

CEO, BlockWyre

LinkedIn
670_Pat Thelen

Pat Thelen

VP of Strategic Partnerships, Ripple

LinkedIn
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Avinash Chidambaram

CEO, Cybrid

LinkedIn
2:15pm

APR 18

30 MIN

GROWTH ZONE

MASTERCARD

Amidst the swift transformation of the payments industry fueled by technology and shifting consumer preferences, ISOs encounter unprecedented challenges, yet also promising opportunities. This discussion, led by seasoned entrepreneurs and fintech experts, offers vital insights for ISOs to excel in payments. Addressing the dynamic landscape, key themes include the evolving payments industry, challenges faced by ISOs, and the essential tools and strategies that enable ISOs to adapt, grow and scale from the trenches.

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Patrick Gallagher

Founder & CEO, Reliable Payments

LinkedIn
752_Elaine Smith

Elaina Smith

Chief Financial Officer, Secure Bancard

LinkedIn
SMITH

George Smith

Head of Sales, Clerkie

LinkedIn
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Casey Russell

VP, ISV/ISO, N.A., Nuvei

LinkedIn
2:15pm

APR 18

20 MIN

TECH ZONE

FORTIS • INFINICEPT • KEY BANK

Over the last few years the awareness of embedded payments – and the benefits they offer – has grown immensely. So much so that it seems like every company is now becoming a fintech, with merchants and business owners outside the payments world getting in the game. But should they? Dig into the evolution of embedded payments and how they are essentially altering our relationship with money, payments and other financial services.

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Timmy Nafso

Co-Founder, EVP, Fortis

LinkedIn
598_Austin Talley

Austin Talley

Founder & CEO, Everyware

LinkedIn
2:35pm

APR 18

25 MIN

TECH ZONE

FORTIS • INFINICEPT • KEY BANK

Like a long family trip in a car, we keep asking “Are we there yet?” and “Where are we?” when referencing faster payments and FedNow. If you are also asking these questions, join this panel to explore where the U.S. stands today, how it’s going with FedNow, and how fintech partnerships are ready to help drive faster payments.

2:45pm

APR 18

15 MIN

IDEA ZONE

VISA

The financial landscape in the United States is experiencing a significant transformation with the rise of pay by bank and the expanding realm of open banking. This shift holds immense potential to revolutionize the way we handle payments. US regulators are taking steps to facilitate easier sharing of consumers' financial data, drawing inspiration from similar changes in Europe and Australia. Come and learn how open banking is evolving and hoe the integration of pay by bank is a game changer that enhances the efficiency and security of transactions.

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Kaue Tozzi

Global Head of Payments, Banked

LinkedIn
2:45pm

APR 18

15 MIN

GROWTH ZONE

MASTERCARD

Join this session to explore different strategies and solutions that complement authorization optimization through the lens of the merchant, bank, and technology partner. The panel will discuss real-time card account updater and card account updater, options with a code and no-code approach, and how network tokenization plays a role in optimizing authorization for the win.

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Juan Garrido (M)

SVP, Head of Global Banking Merchant Product, Bank of America

LinkedIn
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Casey Klyszeiko

SVP & GM, Global e-Com and Carat Platform, Fiserv

LinkedIn
3:00pm

APR 18

15 MIN

SHOW FLOOR

3:15pm

APR 18

25 MIN

MAIN STAGE

VISA

Personalization is key to enhancing customer loyalty, but for a truly tailored approach, you need to know your customers beyond what they bought last time and recognize who they are as soon as they land on your site. In this discussion, we’ll explore how AI and other technologies are helping businesses deliver hyper-personalized customer experiences that accelerate value and drive results through the entire buying journey.

3:40pm

APR 18

20 MIN

MAIN STAGE

VISA

Genuinely embedding payments involves automating ALL payments for a client – for any situation that entails money movement in or out - and when done well can establish a ‘total payments partner’ relationship that is immensely valuable and irreplaceable. This relationship is even more important in some industries, such as insurance, where the quick, reliable, seamless transfer of money can dramatically impact lives for the better. Come and listen as Ian Drysdale, CEO, Once Inc., shares how truly embedded payments – from payables to receivables and everything in between – is everything.

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Ian Drysdale

CEO, One

LinkedIn
4:00pm

APR 18

30 MIN

SHOW FLOOR

4:30pm

APR 18

30 MIN

IDEA ZONE

VISA

With consumer expectations rapidly evolving, businesses are challenged to offer integrated, seamless shopping experiences across all their preferred touchpoints. From in-store to mobile devices, to online, there are so many new ways to shop and pay, and all play an important part in enhancing customer engagement, loyalty, and satisfaction while driving revenue. When done well, it’s a win-win for everyone. Sit in and listen to this panel of commerce experts address the newest ways to pay in an omnichannel world.

PALAY

Russ Palay (M)

VP Products, Infinicept

LinkedIn
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Kristy Cook

VP Payment Consulting, US & LAC, American Express

LinkedIn
Hersh Mansukhani

Hersh Mansukhani

Head of Platforms, Carat from Fiserv, Fiserv

LinkedIn
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Zachary Martinez

CEO, Payarc

LinkedIn
4:30pm

APR 18

30 MIN

GROWTH ZONE

MASTERCARD

B2B professionals deal with outdated technology and manual processes on a daily basis. Inefficiencies with B2B payment processes are costly to companies — 76% of finance professionals believe they’ve lost money due to convoluted processes. However, as payment technology advances, the B2B world is quickly gaining access to the same conveniences as consumers. Attend this session to learn how billing and payments technology is being used to add value, reduce costs, increase the rate of paid invoices and ultimately improve the customer experience. 
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Phil Levy (M)

CEO, Exact Payments 

LinkedIn
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Perryn Holtrop

CEO, PayNation

LinkedIn
4:30pm

APR 18

30 MIN

TECH ZONE

FORTIS • INFINICEPT • KEY BANK

From embedded payments to the full-fledge Fintech experience! SaaS companies are not just revolutionizing transactions; they’re evolving into holistic financial powerhouses. With the stage set, the plot thickens as a Tier 1 bank steps in to share the spotlight. Here’s your all-access pass as we unravel the unwavering trust and accountability of a financial giant, plus partner selection strategies leading to continued innovation.

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Matt Schrey (M)

Head of Platform & PayFac Solutions, J.P. Morgan

LinkedIn
766_Isabelle Meyer Stapf

Isabelle Meyer Stapf

SVP & GM Payments, RealPage

LinkedIn
5:00pm

APR 18

30 MIN

IDEA ZONE

VISA

The transformative influence of digitalization plus latest trends like real-time payments, the rise of digital wallets and embedded finance are all impacting the payments ecosystem. In this session, experts from LATAM, Canada and the U.S. will shed light on strategic opportunities, especially as we witness the reshaping of banking practices and cross border innovation. Come and reimagine the future of payments in the Americas.

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Natalie Silva O'Donnell (M)

Head of Payments, North Americas, Latin America, UK Ireland - Go to Market, Swift 

LinkedIn
443_Bhanu Kohli

Bhanu Kohli

Co-Founder & CEO, Layer2 Financial 

LinkedIn
732_Dennis Paula

Dennis Paula

Head of Latam Payments & Commerce Solutions, J.P. Morgan

LinkedIn
5:00pm

APR 18

30 MIN

GROWTH ZONE

MASTERCARD

Delve into the realm of emerging payments, where diverse choices and new technologies enhance the user experience by reducing friction in transactions. This discussion will encompass the driving trends behind the demand for different payment experiences, their practical applications, and the implications. Explore the dynamic landscape of evolving financial transactions, as the U.S. payments ecosystem undergoes transformation through innovations, models, and diverse participants. Join this panel of innovators and experts to learn about current developments and their impact on the future of payments.

Kassandra Quimby

Kassandra Quimby (M)

Head of Strategic Industry Engagement, Federal Reserve

LinkedIn
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Yanilsa Gonzalez-Ore

Visa SVP, General Manager North America, Visa Direct

LinkedIn
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Cheryl Gurz

VP, RTP Product Management, The Clearing House

LinkedIn
5:00pm

APR 18

30 MIN

TECH ZONE

FORTIS • INFINICEPT • KEY BANK

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Greg Cohen

CEO, Fortis

LinkedIn
5:30pm

APR 18

SHOW FLOOR

7:00pm

APR 18

180 MIN

DAYLIGHT BEACH CLUB

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