Where Payments

Meets Business

& Where Bold Ideas Take Center Stage

2024 Confirmed Speakers

as of 02.06.24

KEYNOTES

Rob Cameron copy2

Rob Cameron

Global Head of Acceptance Solutions

VISA

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672_Ian Drysdale

IAN DRYSDALE

CEO

ONE

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Les Mathews

Les Mathews

EVP, Head of Services, North America

MASTERCARD

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Colleen Taylor_2x2 (2)

Colleen Taylor

President, Merchant Services, US

AMERICAN EXPRESS

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AND THESE INDUSTRY LEADERS

753_Utkarsh Agarwal

UTKARSH AGARWAL

Head of Product for Global Pay By Bank and B2C Payments

J.P. Morgan Chase

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486_Elly Aiala

ELLY AIALA

Chief Compliance Officer

Boost Payments

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BENDER

Gretchen Bender

SVP Strategic Partnerships & Embedded Payments

MAPP ADVISORS

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Jeremy Belostock

JEREMY BELOSTOCK

VP, Americas

Verifone

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445_Eric brown

ERIC BROWN

CEO

BlockWyre

LinkedIn
625_Alessandro Chiarini

ALESSANDRO CHIARINI

CEO

Fortress Payments

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756_Avinash Chidambaram

AVINASH CHIDAMBARAM

CEO

Cybrid

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409_Greg Cohen

GREG COHEN

CEO

Fortis

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cook

KRISTY COOK

VP Payment Consulting, US & LAC

American Express

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COLAS

Amanda Estiverne-Colas

SVP, Client Account Lead, Retail Banking North America

ENDAVA

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763_Ixiim Flores

IXIIM FLORES

Head of Strategy & Business Planning Operations, US Acquiring & Enablement

Visa

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679_Free Wenlock

WENLOCK FREE

Regional VP, North America

PCI Security Standards Council

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Patrick Gallagher_NEW

Patrick Gallagher

Founder & CEO

Reliable Payments

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249_Juan Garrido

JUAN GARRIDO

SVP, Head of Global Banking Merchant Product

Bank of America

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697_Henry Gerwitz

HENRY GERWITZ

CROSS RIVER

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762_Greg Gittrich

Greg Gittrich

Chief Commercial Officer

Orum

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684_YanilsaGonzalez-Ore

YANILSA GONZALEZ-ORE

Visa SVP, General Manager North America

Visa Direct

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747_Gia Griffith

GIA GRIFFITH

VP of Risk and Security Products

Visa

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456_Ankush Gupta

ANKUSH GUPTA

Senior Vice President of US Commercial Products, Platforms and Acceptance

Mastercard

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765_Cheryl Gurz

CHERYL GURZ

VP, RTP Product Management

The Clearing House

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558_Adam Hark

ADAM HARK

Managing Member

Wellesley Hills Financial

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533_Scott Harkey

SCOTT HARKEY

EVP, Financial Services & Payments

Endava

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291_Silviana_Hernandez

SILVANA HERNANDEZ

EVP, Product and Engineering, Executive Vice President

Mastercard

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680_Perryn_Holtrop

PERRYN HOLTROP

CEO

PayNation

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392_Caroline Hometh

CAROLINE HOMETH

Co-Founder & Managing Partner

RPY Innovations

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759_Ranjita Iyer

RANJITA IYER

SVP, Cyber and Intelligence Solutions NAM

Mastercard

LinkedIn
754_Casey_Klyszeiko

CASEY KLYSZEIKO

SVP & GM, Global e-Com and Carat Platform

Fiserv

LinkedIn
357_Kathy Kmiotek

KATHY KMIOTEK

Director of Marketing

Fortis

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443_Bhanu Kohli

BHANU KOHLI

Co-Founder & CEO

Layer2 Financial

LinkedIn
728_Kiran Kumar

KIRAN KUMAR

VP

Trulioo

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539_Phil Levy

PHIL LEVY

CEO

Exact Payments

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470_Yuelin Li

YUELIN LI

Chief Product Officer

Onfido

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Hersh Mansukhani

HERSH MANSUKHANI

Head of Platforms, Carat from Fiserv

Fiserv

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593_Zachary Martinez

ZACHARY MARTINEZ

CEO

Payarc

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667_Yitz_Mendlowitz

YITZ MENDLOWITZ

CEO

Paay

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766_Isabelle Meyer Stapf

ISABELLE MEYER STAPF

SVP & GM Payments

RealPage

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538_Danny Mikhail

DANNY MIKHAIL

Founder & CEO

Melka Capital

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moore

RUSSELL MOORE

Director of Corporate Strategy and Development

Global Payments

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657_Leo Patching

LEO PATCHING

CEO

Kompliant

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776_Timmy Nafso

TIMMY NAFSO

Co-Founder, EVP

Fortis

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732_Dennis Paula

DENNIS PAULA

Head of Latam Payments & Commerce Solutions

 J.P. Morgan

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PALAY

Russ Palay

VP Products

Infinicept

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PERELLA

Adam Perella

Technical Director

Schellman

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758_Scott Perry

SCOTT PERRY

Principal, Crypto and Digital Trust Services

Schellman

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Kassandra Quimby

KASSANDRA QUIMBY

Head of Strategic Industry Engagement

Federal Reserve

LinkedIn
745_KrithikaRamadoss

KRITHIKA RAMADOSS

CEO & Co-Founder

BILL

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Deana Rich

DEANA RICH

Co-Founder & Co-CEO

Infinicept

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RIDDICK

Donald Riddick

Chief Legal Officer & Company Secretary

Featurespace

LinkedIn
688_Casey Russell

CASEY RUSSELL

VP, ISV/ISO, N.A.

Nuvei

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761_Scott Roth

SCOTT ROTH

CEO

Legitscript

LinkedIn
431_Matt Schrey

MATT SCHREY

Head of Platform & PayFac Solutions

J.P. Morgan

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760_Angela Scott

ANGELA SCOTT

VP, Client Engagement

Umpqua Bank

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268_Garima Shah

GARIMA SHAH

Co-Founder & President

Biller Genie

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SHAMOUN

Kevin Shamoun

SVP Product & Innovation

Fortis

LinkedIn
764_Amit Sharma

AMIT SHARMA

Founder & CEO

FinClusive

LinkedIn
755_Natalie Silva O'Donnell

NATALIE SILVA O'DONNELL

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

Swift 

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752_Elaine Smith

ELAINA SMITH

Chief Financial Officer

Secure Bancard

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SMITH

George Smith

Head of Sales

Clerkie

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209_Vijay Sondhi

VIJAY SONDHI

CEO

NMI

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598_Austin Talley

AUSTIN TALLEY

Founder & CEO

Everyware

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670_Pat Thelen

PAT THELEN

VP of Strategic Partnerships

Ripple

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Felix TorresOstolaza

FELIX TORRES OSTOLAZA

COO

Fortress Payments

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775_KaueTozzi

KAUE TOZZI

Global Head of Payments

Banked

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499_Kate Weiler

KATE WEILER

Director, Payment Services Risk

 Discover Financial Service

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677_Greg Wren

GREG WREN

Sr. Manager Fraud & Brand Risk

Discover Financial Services

LinkedIn
744_Yinglian Xie

YINGLIAN XIE

CEO and Co-Founder

Datavisor

LinkedIn
643_Patricia Yun

PATRICIA YUN

Head, Digital Commerce

TD Bank

LinkedIn

Zone In on Innovation

Immerse yourself in our new specialized zones, designed so you can explore the topics most relevant to your goals and interests, connect with the right experts, and start building your community.

Idea Zone

Explore the latest innovations reimagining the payments industry.
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Explore the latest innovations reimagining the payments industry, with topics on:

  • AI use cases in payments
  • Vertical-specific payments innovation (autos, travel, real estate, insurance, etc.)
  • What’s next for CBDCs, digital currencies & blockchain
  • The Metaverse and Web3
  • The future of BaaS
  • B2B Payments Innovation
  • Wearables & other alternative payment methods
  • The power of data and intelligent money movement
  • Faster vs. RTP & FedNow
  • Soft POS & other Point of Interaction Innovation

Growth Zone

Amp up your sales and revenue strategies with insights from successful entrepreneurs, leaders, and top closers.
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Want to amp up your sales and revenue? Visit the Money Zone, where successful entrepreneurs, leaders, and top closers will discuss:

  • Value-based selling to attract and retain customers
  • Growth strategies & revenue models for ISOs
  • Partnerships that grow revenue
  • Omnichannel solutions to improve revenue and CX
  • Tools for growth – building personalized experiences for every merchant and customer, at every level, and at every size
  • Tech solutions for merchant success
  • Maximizing network rule changes
  • New market opportunities (i.e., cannabis, gambling, other)
  • Tools for ISOs to stay relevant in a competitive world
  • How to build the right sales organization

Tech Zone

Uncover how tech is disrupting and transforming commerce and the customer experience.
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Here, it’s all about disruption. Uncover how tech is transforming commerce and the customer experience with topics including:

  • Today’s use cases & those on the horizon
  • The embedded players and how they work together (ISVs, Acquirers, Enablers, Processors, Card Brands)
  • Platforms & API’s
  • BNPL & other innovations in Lending & Credit
  • Innovation in embedded banking
  • Future opportunities for the future of ‘embedded’ (i.e., B2B, lending, insurance, etc.)
  • ISVs that are transforming payments & delivering exceptional, frictionless CX
  • Verticals served (i.e., retail, e-commerce, transportation, logistics, healthcare, employment, real estate, etc.)
  • The path to ‘embedded’ for banks, card brands and technology providers
  • Embedded solutions for SMBs

Specialty Zones

Security, Risk, & Compliance

Threats and opportunities that arise from it.
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Where are we vulnerable? What’s the latest and greatest in authentication? How can our industry shape digital trust? What’s new on the PCI compliance front?

Topics may include (not limited to):

  • The importance of ethical hacking practices
  • Creating digital trust
  • Good vs. bad actors in AI
  • How fintech is transforming KYC and AML
  • Specialty merchants and high-risk industries
  • Tackling chargebacks and merchant fraud
  • Biometrics and the next big thing in security
  • Cybersecurity / ransomware
  • Priorities for the CFPB
  • PCI compliance updates

EMPOW(H)ER

Control your narrative and take charge of your future.
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What are the actionable skills and learnings that will elevate women to higher levels? How can we educate and inspire the next generation of leaders in payments? What are the key insights that foster empathy, understanding, and inclusivity for all?

Join us for Deep Dive: EMPOW(H)ER program sessions, where women leaders will discuss these critical topics and more, including:

  • The broken rung and how women can keep climbing
  • How to create a neuro-inclusive work environment
  • Mentorship vs. sponsorship and how to maximize both
  • Creating a S.M.A.R.T. plan for your career path
  • From corporate life to entrepreneurship
  • Overcoming setbacks — real-life stories of women who have persevered
  • Ways to improve your professional brand
  • Female founders and funding real talk
  • Work-life balance — achievable, or just a myth?
  • Why workforce diversity is good for the bottom line

ISV Stage

How ISVs are reshaping brick-and-mortar payments through the strategic use of embedded technology.
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What is an Integrated Software Vendor and what makes them successful? Join the ISV stage to hear about: 

  • This year’s Top 10 Payments ISVs Winners & how their solutions are disrupting payments
  • Previous award winners’ secrets to success, their journeys, and lessons learned
  • How ISVs are reshaping brick-and-mortar payments through the strategic use of embedded technology
  • The anatomy of a payments deal