ETA Strategic Leadership Forum to feature blue-chip payments executives
September 25, 2018 – Washington, D.C. – The Electronic Transactions Association (ETA) brings together top executives from the acquiring, payments processing, software solutions, banking, retail technology and FinTech industries next week at the 2018 Strategic Leadership Forum (SLF). Payments executives will converge for the premier annual executive-level payments industry event, hosted at the Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort and Spa in Dana Point, California on October 2-4, 2018.
“ETA is excited to bring payments industry executives together at the Strategic Leadership Forum,” said ETA CEO Jason Oxman. “ETA SLF is the most important annual event in payments, where leaders in our industry strengthen connections and discuss critical industry topics in a resort atmosphere that facilitates strategic networking.”
Distinguished industry leaders will discuss partnerships between fintech companies and acquirers, private equity, software disruption and connected commerce. Top executives who will be leading discussions include:
Charles Drucker, CEO, Worldpay
Angela Brown, President & CEO, Moneris
Kim Crawford Goodman, President, Card Services, Fiserv
Ralph Dangelmaier, CEO, BlueSnap
Bradley Wiskirchen, CEO, Kount
Kim Fitzsimmons, President, Merchant Services’ Corporate & Investment Bank, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Jon Ziglar, CEO, ParkMobile
Jared Isaacman, CEO, Shift4Payments
New this year, ETA will induct the members of the inaugural ETA Hall of Fame, which recognizes the achievements of eight distinguished professionals. The Hall of Fame will be presented by Visa on Wednesday, October 3. In a ceremony that celebrates the history of payments, Chuck Burtzloff, Diane Faro, Paul Garcia, Dee Hock, Joe Kaplan, Ed Labry, Frank McNamara and Debra Rossi will be recognized and honored for their historic contributions to the industry. The event will also include a tribute to industry pioneer Joe Kaplan, who passed away in 2018, by his colleagues and family members.
SLF is generously supported by platinum sponsors Worldpay, Mastercard, Visa, Global Payments Inc., White & Case, and Wells Fargo. Click here to learn more.
The Electronic Transactions Association (ETA) is the global trade association representing more than 500 payments and technology companies. ETA members make commerce possible by processing more than $6 trillion in purchases in the U.S. and deploying payments innovation to merchants and consumers.
Source: Company press release.