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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Rodman Reef
Managing Principal, Reef Karson Consulting, LLC

Rodman Reef is a consultant specializing in the global payment business. His recent work covered payments strategy, chip (EMV) cards, retail POS systems, prepaid cards, money transfer, global ACH, ecommerce payments, and best practices for debit and credit card processing. Rod is the retired Chairman and CEO of Citishare Corporation, a Citigroup subsidiary and a global payments company. During his tenure, Citishare expanded to more than 50 countries, FX income became an important revenue stream, volume increased significantly, unit costs were reduced more than 50%, and several innovative products were introduced including real-time money transfers, mobile phone payments, pre-paid card access, cross-border in-branch access, etc. Before joining Citishare, Rod held several systems and operating positions at Citigroup and was a professor at NYU. He also worked for the U.S. Congress where he wrote sections of the bill that reorganized the U.S. House of Representatives and did the first automated legal retrieval for a Congressional committee. Rod is or has been a board member or advisor to NYCE, The Clearing House, Visa, the EFTA, Cirrus, Maestro and several young payment companies. Rod received B.S. and M.S. engineering degrees from Columbia University.

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