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Event Date Mon May 31 EDT - Fri Jun 4 EDT (5 months ago)
Location Live
Region Americas

Our preliminary agenda is NOW LIVE, bringing together payments experts from around the globe to connect on the future of payments.


2021 Speakers

Michael Abbott
Senior Managing Director, Digital Financial Services, Accenture

Yan Avery
CTO, Expertus, an IBM company

Dave Birch
Director of Innovation & Global Ambassador, Consult Hyperion

Tracey Black
President & CEO, Payments Canada

Aser Blanco
Head of Americas, Cloud Financial Services Solutions, Google

Joni Brennan
President, DIACC

Mike Cook
Global Payments Leader, IBM

Rob Galaski
Global Managing Partner, Banking & Capital Markets, Deloitte

Lance Homer
Global Head, Digital Payments & Banking Ecosystem, Equinix

Rania Llewellyn
President & CEO, Laurentian Bank of Canada

Stacey Madge
President & Country Manager, Visa Canada

Eileen Mercier
Chair, Board of Directors, Payments Canada

Renato Oliveira
Chairman & CEO, ebankIT

Ulf Persson
SVP, Global Business Development, SEEBURGER

Bruce Ross
Group Head, Technology & Operations, RBC

Paul Stoddart
President, New Payment Platforms, Mastercard

Greg Adamson
Principal, Digital Risk Innovation

Khadir Ahmed
VP, Payment Operations, ADP Canada

Keith Ajmani
VP, Platform Engineering & Transformation, Interac

Akil Akhileshwaran

David Albertazzi
Research Director, Aite Group

Defne Arslan
Senior Consultant, Deloitte

Ana Badour
Partner, McCarthy Tétrault LLP

Talie Baker
Senior Analyst, Retail Banking & Payments, Aite Group

Jane Barratt
Chief Advocacy Officer, MX

Imraan Bashir
Partner & National Public Sector Cyber Leader, KPMG

John Beardwood
Senior Partner, Fasken LLP

Rene Belanger
President, Canada & Latin America, Global Payments

Jeremy Bellino
Senior Product Manager, Worldpay from FIS

Peter Berg
VP, Business Development & Strategy, Very Good Security

Segun Bewaji
Senior Economist, Payments Canada

Cyrus Bhathawalla
Global Head, Real Time Payments, J.P. Morgan

kalyani bhatia
Head of Business Innovation Americas & UKI, swift

Jeet Bhatti
Managing Director, Fintech Growth Syndicate

Andrew Bigart
Partner, Venable LLP

Eric Bisaillon
Director, Security Architecture, Canadian Centre for Cyber Security

Steve Boms
Executive Director, Financial Data & Technology Association of North America

Jelmer Borst
Product Owner, Payments & FinTech, Picnic

Craig Borysowich
Principal, Integration & Standards, Payments Canada

Simon Boulet
Co-Founder & CEO, Wealthica

Mike Bradley
Founder, Clik2Pay

Simon Brooks
Service Line Manager, Real-Time Payments, Pay.UK

Angela Brown
President & CEO, Moneris

Elle Bruno
Managing Director, Techstars & Western Union Accelerator

Neil Buchan
Head of Standards Implementation, SWIFT

Karen Budahazy
VP, Digital Enablement & Issuing, Peoples Group

Anne Butler
Chief External Relations & Legal Officer, Payments Canada

Carolina Caballero
Head, Innovation, B2B Payments & Digital Currencies Products, Mastercard

Ricardo Campos
CEO, ITsCredit

Kevin Carmichael
Columnist, Financial Post

Nick Catino
Head of Policy & Campaigns, Americas, Wise

Massimo Catrambone
Partner Manager, Technology & Development, Hypothekarbank

Miles Celic
CEO, TheCityUK

David Chance
VP Product Strategy & Innovation, Fiserv

Nishant Chandran
VP, Digital Payments & Capabilities, JP Morgan Canada

Soumak Chatterjee
Partner, Deloitte

Garima Chaudhary
Head, Solution Consulting Financial Crime & Compliance Management, Americas, Oracle

Teresa Chavez
HR Manager, Americas, Rapyd

Christopher Chen
Head, Investment Promotion, Invest Hong Kong (Canada)

Cyrielle Chiron
Chief Strategy Officer, Payments Canada

David Chung
Partner, Simon-Kucher & Partners

Charlie Clarke
Manager, Rules and Standards, Payments Canada

Fred Cook
CIO, BlueShore Financial

Laurence Cooke
CEO & Founder, nanopay Corporation

Ricardo Correia
Global Head, Digital Currencies, R3

Jason Costain
Head, Retail Banking Fraud Management, NatWest Group

John Cowan
Chief Technology & Operations Officer, Payments Canada

Anthony Danda
VP, Product Development, CWB Financial Group

Philip Daniel
Regional Director, North America, TerraPay

Chris D'Antuono
Fintech Lead, North America, Currencycloud

Alice Davidson
VP & General Counsel, Mogo

Carl Davies
Head, Fraud & ID, Equifax Canada

John Davis
Director, Citibank

Stuart Davis
EVP, Financial Crimes Risk Management, Group Chief AML Officer, Scotiabank

Christine Day
Chief Technology & Information Officer, Questrade

Colin Deacon
Senator, Senate of Canada

Parth Desai
Chairman & CEO, Pelican

Rajiv Desai
SVP, US Operations & Sales, Pelican

Vikram Dhawan
VP & Senior Product Leader, Kount

Sukhmani Dev
VP, Digital & Cybersecurity Solutions, Mastercard

Dan Dickinson
SVP & CIO, Equitable Bank

Mark DiFilippo
Director, Product & Strategy, Telus Financial Services

Nino DiTeodoro
Director, Business Banking Products, Central 1

Angie Dobbs
Director, Risk, Wave HQ

Peter Dodic
Chief Risk Officer, Payments Canada

Pamela Draper
President, Pateno Payments, Bitvo

Kristy Duncan
Founder & CEO, Women in Payments

Milos Dunjic
Head, Enterprise Payments Innovation & Distinguished Engineer, TD Bank Group

Rob Durscki
Senior Director, Business Development & Partnerships, Stellar Development Foundation

Taher Elgamal
CTO, Security, Salesforce

Doug Ebner
VP, Strategy & Innovation, SASCU Financial Group

Layial El-Hadi
Executive Director, Fintech Cadence

Abdulah El Tarazi
Chief Business Development Officer, Expertus, an IBM company

Justin Ferrabee

Diane Ferri
SVP, Cards, CIBC

Jim Filice
VP, Head of New Payments, Visa Canada

Carrie Forbes
CEO, League Data

Gerry Gaetz
Board of Advisors, Clik2Pay

Tabitha Gallo
Cloud Security Architect, Microsoft Canada

Franklin Garrigues
Vice President, TD Bank Financial Group

Simone Giansante
Assistant Professor, Finance, University Of Bath, School of Management

Owen Gingras
COO, Rogers Bank

James Good
AVP, Commercial Partnerships, Interac

Stephen Grainger
EVP, Cross-Border Services, Mastercard

Brian Green
Country Head Canada, Fiserv

Chris Greenfield
Founder & CEO, tiptap

David Grindal
VP, Solution Consulting, ACI Worldwide

Ryan Grundy
Lead, Industry Relations, Payments Canada

Manav Gupta
CTO, Canada, IBM

Paritosh Gupta
General Manager, KOHO Financial Inc.

Kamran Haidari
AVP, Faster Payments, Enterprise Payments Technology, TD Bank Group

Kris Hansen
CTO, Synctera Inc.

Ben Harrison
Partner, Portag3 Ventures

Susan Hawkins
SVP, Enterprise Payments, TD Bank Group

Kjeld Herreman
Director- Transaction Banking, Azzana Consulting

Jamie Herring
CEO, Climate Engine

Chantal Hitchcock
Senior Analyst, Industry Relations, Payments Canada

Gregory Hoffer
CEO, Coviant Software

Michael Hoganson
Director, Modernization, Payments Canada

Phil Hogg
Head, Business Development (Canada), Global Enterprise eCommerce, Worldpay from FIS

Amanda Holden
Partner, Financial Crimes Practice, Deloitte

Andrew Holyome
Senior Director, Payments Products, Payments Canada

Sue Hutchison
President, Equifax Canada

Darrell Jaggers
Chief Transformation Officer, First West Credit Union

Ritesh Jain
Co-Founder, Infynit

Gord Jamieson
Senior Business Leader, Risk, Visa Canada

Ramesh Jayakrishnan
VP, New Payment Platforms, Mastercard Canada

Nilo Jena
Senior Director, Enterprise Payments, CIBC

Yann Jodoin
Head, Payments, Retail Lending, Everyday Banking & Fraud, Desjardins

Asad Joheb
AVP, Enterprise Payments, TD Bank Group

Kellie Johnson
Senior Manager, International Payment Solutions, National Bank of Canada

Scott Johnson
SVP, Business Development, Galileo Financial Technologies

Scott Johnson
VP, Head of Product, Western Union Business Solutions

Mimi Joy
Head, Partnerships, Financial Health Network

Abhimanyu Julaniya
Director, Simon-Kucher & Partners

Grace Jung
Head, Industry Relations, Payments & Operations, Canada, Square

Alex Kade
Senior Manager, SWIFT & Cyber Industry Lead, TD Bank Group

Chaitan Kanungo
Director, Strategic Partnerships, PayPal

Gaurav Kapoor
Head, Co-founder, Mydoh (RBC Ventures)

Raphael Karamichailidis
Manager, Collection Strategy, TELUS

Kian Kenyon-Dean
Artificial Intelligence Developer, BMO AI Labs

Hwan Kim
Canadian Open Banking Leader, Deloitte

Howard Klein
President, Payments and Cards, Peoples Group

Grace Klopcic
Partner, McKinsey & Company

Martin Kyle
Chief Information Security Officer, Payments Canada

Tracy Lagasse
Innovation & Digital Transformation Leader, Microsoft Canada

Greg Lahn
VP, Global Payments & Cash Management Technology, Scotiabank

Vipul Lalka
VP, Head, Enterprise Payments Platform & Capabilities, Digital & Payments, TD Bank Group

Jennifer Lang
AVP, TD Bank Group

Mark Langmead
Director, Compass Operations, TransLink

Lisa Lansdowne-Higgins
SVP, Business Transformation & Deposits, RBC

Lisa Larsen
VP, Finance, Make-A-Wish Canada

Steve Ledford
SVP, Products & Strategy, The Clearing House

Paul Lenzi
Director Treasury, Bell Canada

Hoang Leung
Payments Lead, Very Good Security

Craig J. Lewis
CEO & Founder, Gig Wage

Sue Lewis
International consultant, financial consumer advocate, United Kingdom

Taya Leybman
VP, Technology & Solutions, PRESTO, Metrolinx

Azim Lila
Senior Manager, Digital Strategy & Analytics, CIBC Digital

Elena Litani
Senior Product & Technology Executive

Adri Lubbe
Head, Omni Channel & User Experience, African Bank

Ivy Luu
Director, Liquidity Management Solutions, nanopay Corporation

Chris MacDonald
SVP, Product & Head, eCommerce, OTT Financial Group

Nicolas Mackel
CEO, Luxembourg for Finance

Chanddeep Madaan
CEO & Founder, Aya Payments

Ravi Malhotra
Full Professor, Common Law Section, University of Ottawa

Robert Mancini
Head, Payments for the Americas, Finastra

Umesh Manocha
VP, Digital, Payments, & Data/Analytics, Central 1

Matt Marino
VP, Sales, Global Payments

Martin McCann
Chief Growth Officer, OTT Pay Inc.

Andrew McFarlane
Executive Director, Modernization, Payments Canada

Chris McIntosh
President & Chief Product Officer, Gigit

Hugh McKee
Head, BMO Partners, Bank of Montreal

Nancy McNeill
SVP Operations, Coast Capital Savings

Jesse McWaters
VP, Global Digital Public Policy, Mastercard

Yana Melnichuk
VP, Digital Banking & Experience, Coast Capital Savings

Dougal Middleton
VP, Enterprise Payments, Scotiabank

Brett Mooney
SVP Credit Cards & Unsecured Lending, Scotiabank

Omri Mor
CEO & Co-Founder, Routable

Michele Mosca
Founder, Institute for Quantum Computing

Ugan Naidoo
CTO & Chief Architect, INETCO

Abdul Naushad
President & CEO, Buckzy Payments

Gene Neyer
SVP, U.S.Bank

Michael Nolan
Chief Imagineer, Wellington Consulting Group

Liz Oakes
EVP, SEND, Mastercard

Andrew Obee
President & CEO, The Ficanex Group of Companies

Mano Pancharatnam
CEO & Founder, ThreatIQ Inc.

Matthew Parker-Jones
Head, Treasury (Canada), & North America Payments Strategy, JP Morgan Canada

Dave Patrick
Principal, Payment Products, Payments Canada

Miro Pavletic
General Manager, Global Banking, Credit Sesame

John David (J.D.) Penner
Offering Manager, IBM Payments Center, IBM

Isak Penttila
ISO 20022 Lead, Payments Canada

Christopher Phillips
SVP, Head, Corporate Functions, RBC

Tyler Pichach
Executive Director, Worldwide Financial Services, Microsoft

Kathy Pin
Canadian Head, Client Management, HSBC

João Pinto
Board Member, Founder, ebankIT

Eli Polanco
Founder & CEO, Nivelo

Wayne Pommen
SVP, Canada, Affirm

Michele Poole
Management Consultant, MJPoole International Payments Consulting Services

Ryan Powell
Senior Director, Transformation & Delivery, CIBC Enterprise Fraud Management

Vinay Prabhakar
VP, Product & Corporate Marketing, Volante Technologies

Bradley Pragnell
Consultant, Payments Canada

Rajendra Prasard
Global Lead, Finacle Payments

Gavin Punia
Partner, Bird & Bird

Farah Qasemi
Partner, Financial Services, IBM

Syed Quader
Head, Canada, Intellect iGTB

John Rafferty
President & CEO, Canadian National Institute for the Blind

Karim Rajwani
SVP, Chief Operating Officer, Scotiabank

Kushank Rastogi
Senior Manager, Enterprise Payments Strategy & Innovation, TD Bank Group

Richard Rémillard
President, Rémillard Consulting Group

Ron Renton
VP, Digital Channels & Experience, FirstOntario Credit Union

Dave Revell
Senior Strategic Advisor, Intellect iGTB

Jennifer Reynolds
President & CEO, Toronto Finance International

David Rich
EVP, Real Time Payments & Financial Crime Solutions, Mastercard

Francisco Rivadeneyra
Director, CBDC, & Fintech Policy & Research, Bank of Canada

Todd Roberts
Partner, Deloitte

Jeffrey Roode
Lawyer, Roode Law

Eric Rosenthal
VP Americas & Managing Director, Rapyd

Richard Ross
Senior Manager, Emerging Payment Products, Cuscal Limited

Patrice Roy
VP, Payments, Cash Management & International Solutions, National Bank of Canada

Paul Ruskin
Director, Business Development, Trace Financial

Marta Rzeszowska
Director of Product, Moneris

Kim Salti
Director, North American Business Payment Products, Scotiabank

Kerstin Schoenwitz
Director, Product Manager, Deutsche Bank AG

Nuno Sebastiao
CEO & Co-Founder, Feedzai

Kashmera Self
AVP, Strategy & Emerging Solutions Delivery, Interac

Arika Selleck
VP, Client Analytics & Loyalty, Card Services, Fiserv

Saba Shariff
Head, New Product Development & Corporate Strategy,Symcor

Usman Sheikh
Partner, Gowling WLG

Lisa Shields
CEO & Founder, FISPAN

Mike Sigal
Founder, 20022 Labs

Jonathan Silver
CEO & Co-Founder,Engage People Inc.

Dorothe Singer
Senior Economist, World Bank

Ramesh Siromani
SVP, Enterprise Payments, RBC

Jeffrey Smith
President & CEO, DCBank

Maggie Smith
Director, Operational Risk & Resiliency, Payments Canada

Val Soranno Keating
Executive Chairperson, Engage People

Juli Spottiswood
Chairman & Interim CEO, Onbe

Jeffrey Stein
Founder and CEO, Deep Discovery

Heike Strasser
Director, Product Architecture, Mastercard

Robert Strawbridge
VP, Head of Canada, Business Development, Options IT

Katrina Stuart
Head, Engagement, New Payments Platform Australia Limited

Vanisha Sukdeo
Course Director, Osgoode Hall Law School

Laura Sullivan
Product Manager, FIS

Sara Supple
Principal, Senior Legal Counsel, Payments Canada

Giles Sutherland
Chief Revenue Officer, Carta Worldwide

Supriya Syal
Deputy Commissioner, Research, Policy, & Education, Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC)

Nancy Tadros
Director of Product, High-Value Payments, Central 1

Michael Tailleur
President, Americas, PaymentGenes

Keye Tang
Director, Enterprise Payments, CIBC

Rami Thabet
VP, Digital Product, RBC

George Throckmorton
Managing Director, Strategic Initiatives & Network Development, Nacha

Michael Torrance
VP & Chief Sustainability Officer, BMO Financial Group

Manal Toukan
SVP, Bill Payments, Mastercard

Jennifer Tramontana
Executive Director, The Fletcher Group

Ivan Tsarynny
CEO, Feroot Security

Seun Tuyo
Research Director, Canada, RFi Group

Gilles Ubaghs
Senior Analyst, Aite Group

John Uhren
Head, Sustainable Finance Products & Innovation, BMO Financial Group

Oscar van der Meer
CEO, MergeBase

Frank Van Driessche
Head, ISO 20022, AVP, FedNow Product Management, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Atul Varde
Chief Information and Payments Officer, Servus Credit Union

Derek Vernon
VP | Head, Payments Modernization and TPS Delivery, BMO Financial Group

Joseph Villamizar
VP, International Transaction Banking, Scotiabank

Alex Vronces
Executive Director, Paytechs of Canada

Derrick Walton
Head, Emerging Payments, Bank of America

Peter Wang
CTO, OTT Financial Group

John Watkins
Global Lead, Identity & Digital Fraud, SAS

Brian Weiner
VP, Head of Product, Visa Canada

Barbara Weiss
Director, Bank of America

Angelika Welte
Senior Economist, Bank of Canada

Elena Whisler
SVP, Sales & Relationship Management, The Clearing House

Sue Whitney
VP, Payments Strategy & Relationships, Central 1

Jenny Winther
Secretary General, Nordic Payments Council

Ken Wong
Head, Product Strategy & Innovation, GTB, TD Bank Group

Andrew Yablonovsky
AVP, Portfolio Strategy & Growth, Interac

Ryan Yates
President & CEO, Apaylo Finance Inc.

Timothy Yip
VP, Marketing & eCommerce, OTT Financial Group

Stephen Yun
Senior Analyst, Market Insights, Payments Canada

Fatima Zaidi
CEO & Co-Founder, Quill Inc.

Hanna Zaidi
Director, Regulatory R&D, Wealthsimple

Stephanie Zee
Managing Director, Bank of Montreal

Rui Zhang
Principal Analyst, Gartner

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Sponsors and Partners

• Payments Canada

• Brim Financial
• ebankIT
• Equinix
• Expertus
• Mastercard
• Visa

• Accenture
• D+H Cheque Services Corp.
• DC Bank
• Inetco
• Interac

• clik2pay
• Deloitte
• Equifax
• Feedzai
• Google
• iGTB
• infor
• sia
• Symcor
• Trace Financial
• Trustly
• Unifits
• Very Good Security
• Volante Technologies
• Western Union

• Alogent
• Atlantic Fintech
• Digital Check
• Finastra
• Fiserv
• Montran
• NICE Actimize
• Payment Source
• Pelican
• Seeburger
• Thales
• Venn Innovation
• XMLdation

• AFP Canadian Chapters
• Currencycloud
• Digital Transactions
• Finance Montreal
• FinTech Connect
• Holt Accelerator
• Mercator Advisory Group
• Self-Service Innovation Summit
• Women in Payments

• Beedie
• Carleton University
• McGill | Desautels
• Master of Financial Innovation & Technology
• Rotman

• Aite Group
• bank customer experience summit
• Fintech Finance
• The Walrus