Mercator Advisory Group Announces Jeffrey Green as Director of Emerging Technologies Service

Newest addition will be dedicated to research and analysis of complex and rapidly evolving emerging payments technologies arena

Mercator Advisory Group today announced the addition of Jeffrey Green to lead the company’s Emerging Technologies Service, which focuses on newly emerging consumer payment technologies poised to significantly impact the future of the industry.

In his new role, Green will focus on dynamics and trends directly impacting the Emerging Technologies space, including customer-facing technologies and core platforms; online payments, P2P, electronic bill presentment and payment, and contactless; retailer technologies and markets; security, authentication, and fraud management; and mobile banking and payments.

Green joins Mercator Advisory Group with 16 years of payments industry expertise as well as extensive mobile and alternative payments knowledge. Green most recently served as Editorial Director of the Payments Group for SourceMedia. As Editorial Director, he managed the entire payments group and coordinated payments coverage with multiple publications and departments within the company, including American Banker.

Green possesses a strong research and analysis background spanning multiple industries, including credit, debit, mobile, merchant acquisition, networks and associations, and self-service. During his tenure at SourceMedia, Green managed the survey work, data mining and analysis for the Annual Bankcard Study and Annual Report, the EFT Data Book, and other various directories and data books.

“Jeffrey Green is a tremendous addition to the Mercator Advisory Group team. With his deep knowledge of the payments space and contacts throughout the industry, he is well suited to serve our clients,” said Rob Misasi, Mercator Advisory Group President and CEO. “He will be focused on disruption within the payments industry, changes due to the use of mobile devices, shifts toward customer experience-driven solutions and changes at the point of-sale. We welcome him to the team and look forward to introducing him to our membership clients.”

Green noted shifts across the emerging payments technology landscape stating, “The industry is at the cusp of tremendous change in how consumers transact both at home and at the point of sale. I look forward to working with some of the top companies in this space as they develop strategies to address that change.”

About Mercator Advisory Group

Mercator Advisory Group is the leading, independent research and advisory services firm exclusively focused on the payments and banking industries. We deliver pragmatic and timely research and advice designed to help our clients uncover the most lucrative opportunities to maximize revenue growth and contain costs. Our clients range from the world's largest payment issuers, acquirers, processors, merchants and associations to leading technology providers and investors. Mercator Advisory Group is also publisher of the online payments and bank channel news and information portal