Former Senior Vice President, Mastercard
Paul possesses more than two decades of payment and senior leadership expertise, including leading the team responsible for MasterCard’s humanitarian and development solutions, which focused on creating and implementing innovative business models and technology solutions leveraging a shared value approach. With MasterCard since 2007, he held a variety of roles, including sales, product development and corporate strategy. Immediately before MasterCard, Paul was a founder of a consumer payment wallet start-up. Prior to this, he was a senior officer with Visa with responsibilities in core systems, acquiring, strategy and corporate administration. He entered payments after serving in the US Navy as a Lieutenant Commander. Paul received a B.A. from Pitzer College in Claremont, CA. He also holds an M.A. in international affairs from SIS at the American University, Washington, DC.