Current role of the individual within the company and merchant payments ecosystem:
eremy has been recently heavily involved in the launch of new standards that allow smartphones to become secure acceptance devices. This work will be transformational to merchant payments acceptance. Indeed these standards highlight Jeremy’s longevity of work in the payments industry as prior to helping form the PCI SSC he was responsibility for establishing and running the Mastercard POS PED security evaluation program.
Brief biography of the nominee:
Jeremy has been developing and promoting industry standards at the PCI SSC for almost 14 years, to secure card payments to protect merchants and consumers. He has fought strongly for the needs of the European region within a US-centric organization. He is a clear figurehead and is respected by all participants across the European region. Jeremy has a long track record of attending MPE and speaking within the conference, on panel sessions or podcasts.
What differentiates the nominee as the Leader / Influencer in merchant payments?
Jeremy is very approachable and always willing to speak at events throughout the year, right across Europe in order to explain what people need to do, answer questions and take forward suggestions for improvement.