Ronald (Ron) Mazursky is director of the
Debit Advisory Service at Mercator Advisory Group. His career in financial services spans more
than 30 years and covers a wide array of payment products. He is an expert in consumer payments and those
experiences have brought him to client engagements in in North America, South
America, and Asia. His experience
includes product strategy/implementation, product and market trending, customer
and general market research, product and service development, portfolio
management and new account acquisition, litigation support, rewards and
loyalty, and vendor/partner evaluation and support.
Prior to joining Mercator, Ron held senior
positions at payments industry consultancies Market Innovations, Novantas,
Edgar Dunn & Company, and Card Associates.
During this period, Ron created a series of groundbreaking syndicated consumer
studies called PaymentDynamics that married consumer payment product preferences
with underlying individual risk/behavioral data. The ultimate deliverable was
to develop predictive models to be used by issuers to make the right product
offer to the right customer.
Ron’s earlier corporate experience includes senior
management positions in consumer payments at MasterCard Inc. and JPMorgan
Chase. At MasterCard, Ron ran its worldwide consumer services business and product
development function. At Chase, he held various positions with responsibility
for new credit card account marketing, product development and product
Ron is known as a payments industry thought
leader and has spoken at payments industry conferences over the years. He has
been quoted as an industry expert in an array of payments industry publications
and research reports - and he has authored multiple articles on various aspects
of payments. Finally, Ron has taught marketing
to bankers in North and South America as part of client offerings.
Ron is Co-Founder, Board member and Vice
President of NYPAY Inc., the premier payments industry membership organization
comprised of senior payments industry executives and innovators.
Ron has a BA in Psychology from Binghamton
University and an MBA from the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon