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PayThink is focused on the important interconnected markets of debit, prepaid, mobile, digital payments and ATM. Every year, innovative leaders from across the industry come together to share the best practices and identify profitable growth strategies. The scope and the size of the program enables unparalleled opportunities for networking. There simply isn't a better chance to make valuable connections and benchmark against your peers.

 

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2016 Speaking Faculty

 

 

Philip Andreae

Philip Andreae

Vice President Field Marketing, Oberthur Technologies

Arthur Argyropoulos

Arthur Argyropoulos

Founder and CEO, CabFare Pty Ltd

Stephen Barone

Stephen Barone

Vice President, Senior Compliance Manager, Retail Payments, US Bank

Inderpreet Batra

Inderpreet Batra

Partner, Oliver Wyman

Nichol Beckstrand

Nichol Beckstrand

President of the Bank and Holding Company, Sunrise Banks

 

Ben Benack

Ben Benack

VP, Marketing, Dollar Bank

Bret Berta

Bret Berta

Director of Product, FIS

Michael Breu

Michael Breu

Chief Compliance Officer, Gemini

Chris Britt

Chris Britt

CEO, Chime

Don Bush

Don Bush

VP Marketing, Kount

 

Jon Carder

Jon Carder

CEO and Co-Founder, Empyr

Richard Char

Richard Char

Senior Vice President of Business Development, Verifone

Bryan E. Clagett

Bryan E. Clagett

Chief Marketing Officer, Geezeo

Jack Connors

Jack Connors

Head of Commerce Partnerships, Google

Julie Conroy

Julie Conroy

Research Director, Aite Group

 

Laurence Cooke

Laurence Cooke

Co-Founder & CEO, nanoPay

Penny Crosman

Penny Crosman

Editor at Large, American Banker

Nancy G. Daniels

Nancy G. Daniels

Executive Vice President & COO, Hyosung America

Brent DeLeo

Brent DeLeo

SVP, Card Products Technology Executive, Bank of America

Brian J. DuCharme

Brian J. DuCharme

Vice President, Head of Product & Innovation, STAR Network

 

Drew Edwards

Drew Edwards

CEO, Ingo Money

Leland Englebardt, II

Leland Englebardt, II

Group Head, Processing Management & Market Intelligence, MasterCard Worldwide

Stephanie Ericksen

Stephanie Ericksen

Vice President of Risk Products, Visa Inc.

Teresa Epperson

Teresa Epperson

Partner, A.T. Kearney

Brad Fauss

Brad Fauss

President and CEO, Network Branded Prepaid Card Association (NBPCA)

 

Martin Ferenczi

Martin Ferenczi

President, North America, Oberthur Technologies

Jeff Feuerstein

Jeff Feuerstein

Vice President, General Manager of North America Prepaid Products, Mastercard

Aaron Frank

Aaron Frank

Co-Founder and CEO, Final

Cecilia Frew

Cecilia Frew

SVP, Head of US Visa Direct, Visa

Thea Garon

Thea Garon

Manager, Center For Financial Services Innovation (CFSI)

 

Brian Gilmore

Brian Gilmore

Senior Innovation Manager, Doorways to Dreams Fund

Corey Glaze

Corey Glaze

Sr. Sales Engineer, BitPay

Adele Glenn

Adele Glenn

Emerging Channels Innovation Architect, San Antonio Federal Credit Union

Ana Liza Grandner

Ana Liza Grandner

Senior Vice President, Director of Private Label Banking Services, The Bancorp

Walt Granville

Walt Granville

SVP Mobile Innovations, Cachet Financial Solutions

 

Will Graylin

Will Graylin

Global Co-GM, Samsung Pay, Inc.

Kyle Griswold

Kyle Griswold

Partner, FTV Capital

Charles Groat

Charles Groat

Senior Vice President of Bankcard Fraud Risk & Operations, Zions Bancorporation

Sarah Grotta

Sarah Grotta

Director, Debit Advisory Service, Mercator

Rob Guilfoyle

Rob Guilfoyle

Founder & CEO, Abe.ai

 

Bob Hedges

Bob Hedges

Partner, Global, A.T. Kearney

Dave Hill

Dave Hill

Sr. Director, B2B Product Management, NetSpend

Kristen Hinton

Kristen Hinton

Debit & Prepaid Portfolio Manager, Vystar Credit Union

Mark Horwedel

Mark Horwedel

CEO, Merchant Advisory Group

James Houlihan

James Houlihan

Co-Founder and Principal Consultant, Paladin Group

 

Tien-tsin Huang

Tien-tsin Huang

Managing Director, J.P. Morgan

Scott Hudler

Scott Hudler

Vice President of Global Consumer Engagement, Dunkin Donuts

Dennis Jones

Dennis Jones

CEO, Judo Payments

Ben Kaplan

Ben Kaplan

President and CEO, CashStar

Marcell King

Marcell King

Chief Revenue Officer, Payveris

 

George Kurtyka

George Kurtyka

VP of Global Business Development, Digital Business, BBVA

Brandon Kuehl

Brandon Kuehl

Head of Product Development, TMG

Kyle Largent

Kyle Largent

Fraud Prevention Supervisor, New Balance

Tiana Laurence

Tiana Laurence

Chief Marketing Officer, Factom

Mike Laven

Mike Laven

Chief Executive Officer, Currencycloud

 

Steve Ledford

Steve Ledford

SVP Products and Strategy, The Clearing House

Doug Leighton

Doug Leighton

Head of Community Accounts, Visa

Frank Liddy

Frank Liddy

Head of Strategic Partnerships, Paydiant, a PayPal Company

Kimberly Linton

Kimberly Linton

Director, Gift Card & Gifting, Sephora

Charles R. Liu

Charles R. Liu

Financial Center, ATM, and Market Planning Executive, Bank of America

 

Jeremiah Lotz

Jeremiah Lotz

VP of Digital Enablement, PSCU

Adrian Martinez

Adrian Martinez

SVP and Head of Transaction Products & Services, HSBC (USA)

Nick Maynard

Nick Maynard

Senior Innovation Director, Doorways to Dreams Fund

David McCrary

David McCrary

Executive Vice President - Product Management & Innovation, Cardtronics

Judith McGuire

Judith McGuire

Executive Vice President, Product Management, PULSE, A Discover Company

 

Thelton McMillian

Thelton McMillian

Founder and CEO, Comrade

Bob Meara

Bob Meara

Senior Analyst, Celent

Michael Miebach

Michael Miebach

Chief Product Officer, Mastercard

Wesley Morgan

Wesley Morgan

MD, Retail Strategy & Transformation, Union Bank

Brian Nelson

Brian Nelson

Co-Founder and CEO, Sig3

 

Lisa Nestor

Lisa Nestor

US Lead for Partnership Outreach & Development, Stellar.org

Trevor Nies

Trevor Nies

Sr. Director of Commerce Risk Operations & Analytics, Microsoft

Vanni Parmeggiani

Vanni Parmeggiani

Principal, Oliver Wyman

Samantha Paxson

Samantha Paxson

Chief Marketing Officer, CO-OP Financial Services

Steven Petrevski

Steven Petrevski

SVP/GM Security and Fraud Solutions, First Data Corporation

 

Patrice Peyret

Patrice Peyret

CEO and Co-Founder, Banking Up

Tom Pierce

Tom Pierce

CMO, Cardtronics

Ron Pitters

Ron Pitters

Chief Information Officer, Bank of Internet

Peter Quadagno

Peter Quadagno

President, Quadagno & Associates, Inc.

Ali Raza

Ali Raza

Principal, CCG Catalyst Consulting Group

 

Rodman Reef

Rodman Reef

Managing Principal, Reef Karson Consulting, LLC

David Reiling

David Reiling

CEO, Sunrise Banks

Ben Reynolds

Ben Reynolds

Vice President of Business Development and Digital Banking, Silvergate Bank

Sean Rodriguez

Sean Rodriguez

SVP, Industry Relations, Federal Reserve System

Carol D. Rudolph

Carol D. Rudolph

VP of Digital Transformation, Financial Services North America, Gimbal

 

Andy Saner

Andy Saner

SVP, Director of Strategic Channel Banking, MainSource Bank

Sanjay Sakhrani

Sanjay Sakhrani

Managing Director, KBW

Dave Sanderson

Dave Sanderson

VP, Debit Card Manager, KeyBank

Thomas J. Secor

Thomas J. Secor

President, SOLE Financial

Seth Schaefer

Seth Schaefer

Vice President, Operations, Rivermark Community Credit Union

 

Safwan Shah

Safwan Shah

Founder and CEO, PayActiv, Inc.

Ashwin Shirvaikar

Ashwin Shirvaikar

Director, Payments, Processors & IT Services, Citi

Steve Sievert

Steve Sievert

Executive Vice President, Marketing & Communications, PULSE, A Discover Company

Andrew Siden

Andrew Siden

CEO and Founder, Prepaid Ventures

Tim Spenny

Tim Spenny

Vice President Financial Services Consulting, GfK

 

Jon Squire

Jon Squire

CEO, Cardfree

Dana V. Syracuse

Dana V. Syracuse

Counsel, BuckleySandler LLP

Jamie Topolski

Jamie Topolski

Director of Alternative Payment Strategies, Fiserv

Jim Van Dyke

Jim Van Dyke

Founder and CEO, Futurion

Dominic Venturo

Dominic Venturo

Chief Innovation Officer, U.S. Bank

 

Mike Ward

Mike Ward

Chief Executive Officer, World First USA

Craig Watson

Craig Watson

Vice President, Account Management, PULSE, a Discover company

Lamar Wilson

Lamar Wilson

CEO, Fluent

Richard Witkowski

Richard Witkowski

CEO, PIN4

Bob Woodbury

Bob Woodbury

Senior Vice President, NYCE Payments Network LLC

 

Kathy Yee

Kathy Yee

SVP, Card Services, Wells Fargo Bank

Scott P. Young

Scott P. Young

Vice President, Payment Operations & Innovation, Pentagon Federal Credit Union

Ryan Zagone

Ryan Zagone

Director of Regulatory Relations, Ripple

Lamine Zarrad

Lamine Zarrad

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Tokken, Inc.

Event Overview

Tracks

 

Mobile Pay

The latest in adoption, innovation and user trends

The Future of Debit

Experts tackle opportunities pressing concerns in debit

Advancements in ATMs

Re-imagining the ATMs as a powerful self-service tool

Innovations in Payments

Deep dives on innovation taking place in and outside of the U.S.

Prepaid Strategies & Innovations

Get prepared for the disruptions hitting prepaid

Security & Regulation

Learn about critical tech and regulations hitting the market



THE BIG PICTURE

YOUR PAYTHINK ROADMAP

 

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12

7:00 Registration Opens & Networking Breakfast
8:00 Pre-Conference Workshops
12:00 Lunch
1:00 Credit Union Summit
1:00 Executive Workshop: Blockchains & Digital Currencies
4:00 Opening Keynote
4:30 Opening Panel
5:30 PayX
5:30 PayThink Kickoff Reception

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13

7:00 Registration Opens & Coffee
8:00 General Sessions
9:45 Keynote Sessions
10:15 General Sessions
12:30 Networking Lunch
1:30 Dessert & Networking in the Exhibit Hall
2:00 Concurrent Sessions
5:30

PayThink 2016 Cocktail Reception

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14

7:00 Registration Opens
7:30 Bloody Marys, Mimosas & Morning Coffee
8:00 General Sessions
8:30 Keynote Presentation
9:00 Networking Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall
10:00 PayThink's Network Showcase
11:00 Concurrent Sessions
12:30 PayThink Concludes

Plan Your Stay

 

 

PayThink is conveniently located in the heart of New Orleans at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans. A block of rooms has been reserved exclusively for conference attendees. Click here for booking information.

FAQS

 

 

What is PayThink anyway?

PayThink is the leading industry forum to hear from leading debit issuers, mobile payments mavens, prepaid executives, merchants and merchant acquirers, and ATM tacticians on the strategies that are driving growth in 2016. It is the place to see innovative startups and solution providers demonstrate the best of today and tomorrow's capabilities..

Who will attend?

Bank Card Issuers, Credit Unions, Networks, Merchants, Government Officials, Solution Providers and ATM Manufacturers.

Who are the creators of the event?

PayThink is brought to you by SourceMedia, publishers of PaymentsSource, American Banker, and Bank Technology News and a number of other financial services industry publications.

When and where?

PayThink will be held September 12-14 at the Hyatt Regency in New Orleans, LA.

How can I register to attend?

Want to talk to a real person? Call Ingrid Olsen at (212) 803-8456 or Stephanie DeMartino at (212) 803-6091. Want to do it online? Click here

Whom do I contact about sponsorship?

For information about sponsoring or exhibiting at PayThink contact: Melissa Sefic at (212) 803-6067 | melissa.sefic@sourcemedia.com or Stacy Gellman at (212) 803-8841 | stacy.gellman@sourcemedia.com.

Whom do I contact about speaking?

Please reach out to Ian McRae at (212) 803-8816 or Ian.McRae@sourcemedia.com.

FOR MARKETING, MEDIA PARTNERSHIP OR PRESS INQUIRIES

Please reach out to Sasha Burgansky at (212) 803-6086 or Alexandra.Burgansky@sourcemedia.com.

 

September 12-14, New Orleans, LA

 

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