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Art is an Advisor to the CEO at Mercator Advisory Group and has over forty years of financial services experience.
BackgroundPrevious ExperienceArt has over forty years of financial services experience including, as an executive advisor in Advanced Payments and Emerging Payment Technologies, assisting a number of established companies in the authentication, security, electronic commerce, mobile commerce, smart card, and credit/debit payments areas. Also participate on a number of Advisory Boards and Boards of Directors. He was the former Executive Vice President, Advanced Payments and Chief Emerging Technologies Officer for MasterCard Worldwide and Managed Centers of Excellence in electronic commerce, mobile commerce, smart cards, electronic B2B payments, and contactless payments.
Art’s prior responsibilities included remote payment channel security and risk management, debit products and services, and ATM network services. As well as the former head of strategic business and corporate development in electronic financial services and retail EFT transaction switching and processing systems for Advanta Corporation, Anacomp Inc. and Kranzley & Co.
Art has held prior board positions with EMVCo, Center for e-Business at MIT, Mondex International, SETCo Secure Electronic Transaction LLC, and the Electronic Funds Transfer Association and is also an inventor in payments field with 21 US issued patents and patent applications in payments security, authentication, and payment account products.EducationPrinceton University, BSE.
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