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Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Wnet in the spotlight at ETA Transact

Transact, the premier payments technology event kicks off today in Las Vegas. An estimated 4,000 payments industry professionals are expected to attend the three-day Electronic Transactions Association-hosted conference being held April 17 to 19, 2018, at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino. In the spotlight, the Women's Network in Electronic Transactions (Wnet) will present sessions on the future of commerce and leadership.

On the keynote stage, Wnet will host a panel discussion on the future of commerce, delving into how to adapt to innovation and change. Featured panelists include Ant Financial/Alipay Head of Global Key Accounts Carol Grunberg, Chase Commerce Solutions U.S. President Kim Fitzsimmons, Ingenico Executive Vice President North America Jennifer Miles, Silicon Valley Bank Head of Payments and Strategy Solutions Reetika Greewal, and TD Bank Head of US Bankcard and Merchant Solutions Julie Pukas.

In the ETA Membership Lounge, Wnet plans to host a networking session. Men and women are welcome to attend this session, where they will meet other payment professionals who are involved in shaping the future of the industry, learn about the nonprofit organization's leadership programs and opportunities, and find out what's next on the agenda for payments industry leaders.

Honoring diversity champions

Also on the ETA Transact keynote stage, Wnet will present the inaugural Wnet Diversity Champion Awards, which are designed to recognize leadership in the areas of inclusion, respect and diversity in the payments industry.

"Our industry is changing rapidly, and our programs at Transact reflect that achieving diversity is both an evolutionary process, and vital to our industry," said Lisl Dutterer, Executive Director at Wnet. "Wnet is pleased to present, for the first time at ETA Transact, the Wnet Corporate Diversity Champion Award. Established by Wnet leaders, the award recognizes companies that are making diversity a priority by cultivating environments where the power of diversity is embedded throughout their corporate culture."

To learn more about Wnet, visit www.wnetonline.org . For more details about ETA Transact and conference schedule, visit www.electran.org/events/etatransact18/ . end of article

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