James  Balagot

James Balagot

James Balagot is currently Senior Vice President within Citi Enterprise Payments Group currently focusing on partnerships within the emerging payments and commerce space for Citi.� A 16 year veteran of the payment industry working both in the US and globally in various roles in technology, marketing, strategy and business development. ��Prior to his current role, James was the Senior Product Director for Citi Business Portfolios focusing on Customer Experience and Digital Product Development. ��James has held several roles within Citi including GM of Partnerships � Citi China and Head of Partnerships Citi � Australia.� James started his career at Citi within their corporate strategy group focusing on digital payments.� Prior to Citi, James was with GE Capital for 7 years in several technology and marketing leadership roles and began his career within their technology leadership program (IMLP).� James is a graduate from Boston University with a degree in Finance and Technology.� He currently lives in New York with his wife and 3 small children.�