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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Gareth Gaston
Executive Vice President and Head of Omnichannel Banking, U.S. Bank

Gareth Gaston is executive vice president and head of Omnichannel banking at U.S. Bank. He leads a team that delivers unified customer experiences across business lines and channels. His remit includes everything from optimizing digital, contact center and branch customer experience & technology to defining and executing towards the vision of our next generation banking experience. Under his leadership, U.S. Bank is refining its customer experience model so U.S. Bank customers see consistent service where ever and whenever they choose to access their accounts.

Gaston joined U.S. Bank in April 2014, bringing with him 18 years of e-commerce and digital experience. He worked primarily in the travel and hospitality industry with worldwide brands including Hilton and the Wyndham Hotel Group, where he was senior vice president for global e-commerce.

Gaston holds a BA Marketing from University of West of Scotland, an Executive MBA from TRIUM an honorary doctorate from University of West of Scotland.

Gaston served on the board of ClearXchange prior to the sale to Early Warning Service (EWS). Gaston chairs the real time payments advisory board for EWS.

A native of Scotland and former officer in the British Army Reserves, Gaston’s career has placed him in numerous cities around the world, including San Francisco where he lives today.

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