WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18 KEYNOTES
9:20am: The Future of Commerce
US President, Chase Commerce Solutions
Head of Payments Strategy & Solutions
EVP North America
Head of US Merchant Services
Carol Grunberg, Head of Global Key Accounts, Ant Financial, Moderator
In our ever-changing omnichannel world, new technologies that enable commerce and payments are emerging every single day. The only way to survive — and thrive — is by adapting. So, what does the Future of Commerce look like? How are you going to meet the needs of your partners and customers? Are you prepared?
This panel of industry leaders will address how they navigate the shifting landscape from each of their different perspectives; that of a financial institution, a payments processor, a point of sale technology company, and a high tech bank / startup accelerator. They’ll discuss where we are as an industry, and how they see their channels, as well as the collective whole of commerce, evolving.
THURSDAY, APRIL 19 KEYNOTE
8:30am: P2P The Next Payments Disruptor
Lou Anne Alexander, Group President of Payment Solutions
Lou Anne Alexander, group president of payment solutions, leads the Early Warning payments product line. Alexander’s team is currently focused on creating faster payment solutions for financial institutions. She played a key role in the company’s acquisition of clearXchange, advancing Early Warning’s real-time P2P and Network Services offerings. Alexander is a frequent contributor on topics ranging from payments, retail banking, and risk for American Banker, PaymentsSource, The Wall Street Journal, PYMNTS.com and others. She has presented at industry events including Money20/20, BAI Payments Connect, NACHA Payments and others.
Alexander joined Early Warning in 2009 and has held several leadership positions while expanding the payments and risk product roadmaps. As a recognized banking industry veteran, she served for more than two decades in executive positions at Wells Fargo, Wachovia and First Union National Banks.
Alexander holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from North Carolina State University and an M.B.A. from Queens University in Charlotte, NC.