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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Souheil Badran
Souheil Badran
President, Alipay North America
Souheil Badran

Souheil Badran is a growth-focused executive responsible for driving the North America expansion of Alipay, one of the world's leading digital payment platforms. His focus is to enhance the buying experience for the millions of Chinese consumers who shop from U.S. and Canadian merchants annually by bringing mobile and online payments to North American merchants.

With years of global experience across eCommerce, big data, security, and payments industries, and cultures from Silicon Valley to China, Souheil has been instrumental in developing and executing the strategies that have led several companies to the top of their respective industries. Prior to his executive leadership role with Alipay, Souheil served as President and CEO of edo Interactive, where he led the effort to seamlessly deliver personalized offers to consumers through credit and debit cards as well as mobile devices.

Before joining edo Interactive, Souheil was responsible for all of the payments lines of business at Digital River, a processor of more than $35 billion in payments for more than 17,000 merchants around the world. He came to Digital River from First Data Corporation’s e-Commerce Solutions Group, where he served as Senior Vice President and General Manager.

Souheil currently serves on the Presidential Advisory Council of the Electronic Transactions Association, the global trade association representing the payments technology world. He also serves on the Board of the Children’s Cancer Research Fund, which supports the pioneering efforts in research related to the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and cure of childhood cancer.

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