With nearly 30 years in payments and digital banking, Mike helps develop payment strategies for FIs, networks and processors across North America. In addition to work for Payments Canada, Northcard’s assignments have included: leading a mobile payments initiative and several strategy engagements for Canada’s largest credit unions; engagements for Visa USA on consumer credit products and chip roll-out; and developing new product initiatives for Rogers, Moneris and others.
Prior to Northcard, Mike led Visa Canada’s product team through the IPO period, directing the launch of new products including Chip & PIN, Visa PayWave, Visa Debit, the prepaid category and Digital Wallet trials. Mike had earlier senior management roles with Bank of Montreal and the Canadian Bankers Association. Mike grew up in Halifax and Montreal and now lives in Toronto. He is married, has two boys and spends a lot of time in hockey rinks.