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Women in Payments Symposium Canada 2021

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Amy Ding

CEO, Requity Homes Inc.

Marilu Gaudio

President - Canada, Chase Merchant Services

Monika Tamber

Director, Security Governance, Payments Canada

Donna Lue-Atkinson

Vice President, Loyalty & Partnerships, Scotiabank

Jehan Assad

Vice President Strategic Accounts, Finastra

Mia Huntington

Executive Vice President, Digital and Associations, Elavon

Andrew Harrison

Head - US Digital Partnerships, BMO Financial Group

Jo-lynn Foo

Product Manager Digital Banking, Questrade Financial Group

Kathy Breiz

Risk Lead, Square

Melissa Burns

Director Payments, North America, Volante Technologies

Ernie Johannson

Group Head, North American Personal & Business Banking, BMO

Marie Houde

Senior Director, Enterprise Payments Business Risk, RBC

Marcia Cowan

Strategic Sales Executive—Card and Issuer Solutions GFS, Fiserv

Nilotpala jena

Senior Director, Enterprise Payments, CIBC

J.D. John David Penner

Offering Manager, IBM Payments Center, Global Business Services, IBM

Alison Morris

Strategic Planning Global Expansion and Chief Of Staff to Gabriel de Montessus, Worldpay

Alison James

SVP, Enterprise Payments, CIBC & President INTRIA

Carmen Cutajar

Client Partner - FSS, Payments, IBM Canada

Juan Garrido

SVP - Product Executive, Bank of America

Dina Vardouniotis

Principal Consultant, Payments & Partnerships Inc.

Carol Grunberg

Global Head of TTS Strategic Partnerships and Innovation, Citigroup

Randy Piatt

Vice President, Product Solutions, Ondot Systems, Inc

Tracey Wilkin

Credit Director, Western Union Business Solutions

Ruxandra Aldea

Sales Director - Payments, North America Major Banks, Finastra

Farzeen Saleh

Director, PC Mastercard Acquisition & Partnerships, President's Choice Financial

Cheryl Cheung

Associate Director, Manulife

Richard Muskus

Senior Vice President & Chief Revenue Officer, Carver Federal Savings Bank

Deb Dewar

Vice President U.S. Acquirer Sales, Ingenico/Worldline

Bhavna Kaushal

Vice President, Strategic Partnerships, International Banking, Scotiabank

Sasha Krstic

President, Mastercard Canada

Judith Erwin

CEO Grasshopper Bank

Tracy Lagasse

Industry Solutions Executive, Microsoft

America Ibarra

CFO of Amex Bank of Canada and Lead Financial Officer of Consumer Services

Aleksandra Kordic

AVP, Technology Solutions, Enterprise Payments TD

Nicole Larade-Tung

Sr. Product Group Manager, Enterprise Payments, TD

Kellie Johnson

Senior Manager, International Payments Strategy & Product Lead, National Bank of Canada

Anu Shultes

CEO, LendUp

Patricia Tripar

Managing Director, Transaction Banking, Santander US

Anne Butler

Chief External Relations and Legal Officer, Payments Canada

Kerri-Ann Santaguida

Vice President & General Manager, Merchant Services, American Express Canada

Robyn King

Director, Industry Relations, Payments Canada

Erica Eby

Head of Business Development, North America, Ingenico/Worldline

Farah Qasemi

Partner, Financial Services, IBM 

Ann Cairns

Executive Vice Chair, Mastercard

Michelle Beyo

CEO, Finavator

Angelika Artemova

Director Account Management, Mastercard

Carrie Forbes

CEO League Data, CIO of Atlantic Credit Union System

Kathryn Whalen

SVP, North America Credit Processing - Issuer Solutions, Fiserv

Rey Saeidi

Head of Consumer & Loyalty Products, Visa

Charlene Sebastian

Head of Client Success and Delivery Enablement, MinervaAI

Sonia Arcieri

Head of Client Partnerships, Finaptic

Eileen Scully

Author, Founder, CEO, The Rising Tides

Caroline van der Drift

Vice President, FI Partnerships and Executive Sponsor of Visa Canada’s I&D Committee, Visa 

Shenela Tavarayan

Retail Commerce, Senior Manager, Interac Corp

Nicole German

Vice President, The Scotiabank Women Initiative, Scotiabank

Ayeesha Sachedina

Ayeesha Sachedina, Director and Chief Transformation Officer Global Transaction Services, Bank of America

Sue Hutchison

President and General Manager, Equifax Canada Co.

Suzan Denoncourt

Independent Director, Advisor, Guest Lecturer, Mentor

Sue Whitney

Sue Whitney, Vice-President, Payments Strategy and Relationships, Central1

Dave Birch

Director, Consult Hyperion

Mary Ann Francis

Associate Partner, Core Banking and Payments, IBM Global Business Services

Sudipta Kundu

Senior Manager, Accenture Strategy and Consulting

Ellie Zolghadr

Director of Product, Digital Solutions, Mastercard

Amanda Mason

Head of Product Management, Fraud Mgmt, ACI Worldwide

Amanda Holden

Partner, Deloitte

Theresa Lambert

Theresa Lambert, CEO/ Founder,High Performance & Success Coach, Theresa Lambert Consulting & Coaching, Inc. 

Brenda Andress

President and Founder, SheIS

Sue Britton

CEO & Founder, FGS

Marie Walker

Co-Founder & Head of Content, Open Future World

Keren Moynihan

CEO & Co-Founder, Boss Insights

Lisa Shields

Founder & CEO, FISPAN

Martha Cass

Vice President, Business Operations – Finance & Global Customer Operations, PayPal

Melaina Vinski

Associate Partner, Behavioural Science, IBM Global Business Services

Ly Nguyen

Senior Manager - Canadian Blockchain Capability Lead, Accenture

Martha Cass

Vice President, Business Operations – Finance & Global Customer Operations, PayPal

Margaret Weichert

Managing Director- North America Payments Lead, Accenture

David Chance

VP Product Strategy & Innovation, Fiserv

Michelle Brick

Senior Director, Real Time Payments, RBC

Lindsay Mulligan

Head of Marketing, Klarna

Rasha Katabi

Founder & CEO, Brim Financial

laure fouin

Associate, McCarthy Tétrault’s Business Law Group

Heather Downs-MacIntosh

Financial Analyst, Credit Card, Costco Canada

Monika Stilicha

CTP, Associate Partner - Payments Transformations, IBM

Nisha Carcasole

Director of Consumer Marketing, Mastercard

Kalyani Bhatia

Head of Business Innovation Americas & UK, SWIFT

Julia Streets

Founder & CEO Streets Consulting & Host of DiverCity Podcast

Ritu Khanna

Managing Director, US East, Shopify Inc.

Kristy Duncan

Founder & CEO, Women in Payments

Velera Wilson

Director of Marketing, Fiserv, Global Author and Speaker, You're Absolutely Worth It!

Sally Armstrong

Human Rights Activist | Journalist | Author

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