PAYTHINK: THE PREMIER BANK-FOCUSED FORUM
PAYTHINK: THE PREMIER BANK-FOCUSED FORUM

PayThink is focused on the rapidly changing, inter-connected markets of debit, credit, mobile, prepaid and digital payments. As we move toward a cashless society and payments become less visible, PayThink provides payments executives with forward-thinking ideas and strategies to ensure banks maximize their opportunities to become the default payment method, and keep abreast of innovations in credit scoring, faster payments, analytics, security and fraud detection.

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    Arizona Biltmore

    • 2400 East Missouri Avenue

    • Phoenix, AZ 85016


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FAQs
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    1. What is PayThink anyways?

      • PayThink is the premier bank-focused forum to hear from leading debit issuers, mobile payments mavens, prepaid executives, merchants and merchant acquirers on the strategies that are going to be driving growth in 2018. It is the place to see innovative startups and solution providers demonstrate the best of today and tomorrow's capabilities.

    2. Who are the organizers 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.

    3. Who will attend PayThink?

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

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Alex Cooper1
Alex Cooper
Senior Business Development Executive, Vantiv
Alex Cooper1

Alex brings decades of proven experience in delivering innovative fintech solutions to both enterprises and consumers. He has been on the forefront of digital payments solutions, mobile payments and emerging financial services products for the underbanked.

In his current role, as Senior Business Development Executive for Vantiv, Alex enables fintech companies to become payment facilitators. Vantiv is the #1 ranked acquirer in the U.S. and the overwhelming market leader and innovator in Payment Facilitation (PayFac).

Alex co-founded two Inc. 500 startups that were sold to publicly traded companies. A systems integration company and Softgate. Softgate pioneered electronic walk-in bill payment processing to underserved immigrant and minority communities in the U.S. and was acquired by PayPal.

In 2013. Alex launched Rezzcard to bring financial inclusion to low-income households by providing a unique rent payment service targeted at affordable housing. By delivering an industry first prepaid debit card linked directly to a rent account, Rezzcard allows renters to cash their checks through a smart phone app, make free rent payments, and build their credit.

Alex is a dynamic leader and evangelist with a keen vision, insight and strategic knowledge of the payments industry. He has a passion for leveraging financial technology to build better lives for the underserved in the U.S.

He is an industry speaker on various payment topics, including under-banked consumers and mobile commerce. Developed patent pending business process and system for cross-border electronic bill payments.

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