Current role of the individual within the company and merchant payments ecosystem:
Simon has an impressive background in the payment industry, but what truly sets him apart is his Substack called 'Fintech Brainfood.' Through this platform, he delivers in-depth summaries and analyses of key trends and news about the payment ecosystem every week. Currently Simon works with Sardine to eradicate scams from the internet and help everyone go from 0 to 1 in Fintech knowledge through Fintech Brainfood.
Brief biography of the nominee:
Simon Taylor, Head of Strategy & Content at Sardine, a platform dedicated to fraud prevention and compliance. Additionally, he is the Co-Founder of 11:FS, a company specializing in developing digital strategies for fintechs. 11:FS also hosts multiple podcasts, including 'Fintech Insider.' Simon has been immersed in the technology of financial services for as long as he’s been working and is consistently voted one of the most influential people in Banking, Insurance and Fintech by banks.
What differentiates the nominee as the Leader / Influencer in merchant payments?
Through his platform, Substack called 'Fintech Brainfood.', Simon delivers in-depth summaries and analyses of key trends and news about the payment ecosystem every week. He doesn't simply recount the news of the day; he brings fresh perspectives, engaging graphics, statistics, predictions, and reports. Most importantly, he provides direct and easily understandable analyses of complex topics.