2018 Canadian Payment Processor Congress

>>> Speakers <<<
(watch for more announcements--*final roster to be confirmed)

Michael Orlando
President & CEO

Jeremy Bornstein
SVP & Marketlead, Advisors, Mastercard
Marketing Manager

With 22 years of experience in the payment services industry, Michael Orlando is an inspirational and strategic-minded leader who has played a key role in the growth and development of successful teams and companies.

Prior to founding FitPay, Michael served in numerous roles in payment, authentication, and software-as-a-service companies. As a global architect of the go-to-market initiatives, he has built sales and customer support engines that generated more than $300M in annual sales.

As Senior Vice President, Global Sales and Services at CyberSource, Michael oversaw all enterprise sales and professional services functions worldwide. During his tenure, Michael was responsible for driving revenue growth from $35M to $340M and establishing new international offices in Singapore, China, Brazil, Australia, and Dubai. In 2010, he served in a primary role in the acquisition of CyberSource by Visa Inc., guiding the business strategy, establishing the synergy rationale of the acquisition, and assisting with the negotiation and execution of the transaction, which resulted in a $2B purchase price – a 42% market premium.

Jeremy Bornstein is the SVP and Group Head for Advisors in Canada helping our issuing, acquiring and merchant partners identify and execute payment strategy, marketing, analytics and digital projects to enhance their business.
Jeremy sits on Mastercard’s Canadian Leadership team helping to set the agenda for the business in Canada. Jeremy also serves as an Advisory Board member to two fintech companies in Toronto and San Jose, and a board member at ACT Canada, Canada’s payment industry group.
Prior to joining Mastercard, Jeremy was a Managing Director at Accenture’s Financial Services practice; was the Head of Payments Innovation at RBC developing apps and strategies to defend and grow the bank’s retail payments business; and was the Managing Director of Corporate Strategy outlining RBC’s strategic direction for the Board of Directors. He holds a MBA and HBA degree from The Richard Ivey School of Business at The University of Western Ontario.

Milos Vranesevic
SVP, NAM Marketing, Mastercard
Dan Kelly
President CFIB
Duane Tough
President, Payabillity

As an accomplished marketing executive with 20 years of experience in digital payments, financial services, loyalty, e-retail and sports marketing, I specialize in delivering breakthrough digital-forward strategies and campaigns for high-profile consumer brands in Canada and, most recently, in the U.S.

Currently serving as Senior Vice President, North America Marketing, I proudly lead 22 professionals across all Canada Marketing and Communications, U.S. Digital Marketing, and Consumer Insights & Research for North America. I am also a key member of the Canada Executive Leadership Team and North America Marketing & Communications Team.

Since assuming the marketing leadership role in 2013, Canada’s key brand-health measures have improved by 30+ points, media effectiveness has been enhanced by 12% with digital now 50%+ of overall A&M investment, and we have designed numerous programs directly contributing to achieving annual revenue goals. In the U.S., we are establishing new, innovative and measurable strategies to drive performance.

My passion is helping businesses and brands grow in demanding marketplaces, fostering and transforming teams to succeed in a digital world, and continuing to challenge myself professionally and personally through new experiences.

Dan Kelly is President and CEO of the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB), which represents the interests of small and medium-sized businesses and lobbies on behalf of its 108,000 members at the federal, provincial and municipal levels. CFIB is Canada's largest association of small and medium-sized businesses with 110,000 members across every sector and region. Learn more at cfib.ca.

Product manager, architect and strategist for mission-critical financial solutions serving both domestic and international business customers. Inventor of patents pending in payment acceptance, loyalty, localization and currency management systems. Design and architect business and technology systems of all shapes and sizes. Provide necessary linkage between enabling today's opportunities and opening avenues to the market of tomorrow.

Initiate, negotiate, finalize and cultivate strategic relationships. Negotiate and strike intellectual property sharing agreements that create true partnerships based on combining knowledge to achieve a common goal.

Lead international software development and product management organizations.

Contributor to industry leading forums including American Banker, People in Prepaid and Loyalty360. Adviser to payment companies and individuals alike.

Specialties: Strategic executive management, business development, software systems architecture and design, product management, intellectual property, patents, executive leadership, partnerships, M&A diligence. 25 years of financial services computer engineering and management

Sue Whitney
Payments Canada

Robert Vokes
Managing Director, Financial Services, Accenture
Don Bush
Chief Marketing Officer, Kount

Sue Whitney is Head of Industry Relations for Payments Canada. She is responsible for direct engagement with all participants to shape modernization of the core clearing and settlement infrastructure. Sue is a 20 year veteran in the Canadian payments industry. After running her own consulting business, she led the design and launch of new retail payment solutions for Visa in Canada for more than eight years, including Visa Debit, Visa payWave, prepaid and Visa Checkout. Sue also launched new products and solutions for the Interac Network, including the development of its EMV capabilities. She has hands-on technology experience with a major Canadian fin tech company, optimizing software performance in fraud management and EMV processing. Sue also brings a unique perspective as a former regulator in payments, having held several executive roles in the Department of Finance in Ottawa.

Bob Vokes is Managing Director, Financial Services at Accenture in Canada. Bob draws on nearly 30 years of experience to lead Accenture’s Financial Services team, helping Canadian banks, insurance companies, wealth managers and investment banks transform their business to meet changing customer needs, address technology challenges, and meet investor expectations. Prior to moving to Toronto, Bob lived in New York. He has worked in Australia, across Europe, South America, and the Middle East, primarily addressing revenue enhancement and expense management issues. Bob is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a bachelor’s degree in computer science.

Donald Bush is the Vice President of Marketing at Kount. Don joined Kount as the Director of Marketing in October 2010 and became Vice President of Marketing in December 2012. Don attended Brigham Young University studying Business Administration and Marketing.

Prior to joining Kount, Don was the Director of Marketing at CradlePoint, a leading manufacturer of wireless routing solutions in the mobile broadband industry. Don has worked in several management roles within the technology segment for over 20 years with both hardware/software manufacturers and as a partner in two top technology marketing agencies. He has led products launches and marketing programs for dozens of companies around the world such as Citi, HP, IBM, Kodak, Motorola and Weyerhaeuser and co-authored the seminar series, “Common Launch Disasters and How to Avoid Them.”

Thursday, April 19, 2018 | 8:30 am to 5:30 pm


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