Consumers will spend nearly $1.5 trillion online this year buying goods, making travel reservations, and subscribing to digital services. While we all know how this works as buyers, it’s far more challenging for those attempting to sell online. The industry is full of counter-intuitive jargon, it has its own rules of the road, and an established set of best practices.
So whether you are an experienced hand or new to online payments, join us to hear from a panel of industry experts who will discuss:
- Online payment fundamentals
- Merchant best practices for selling online globally
- Risk management in today’s online markets
- The things you should be thinking about as a seller (and why!)
Learn why alternative forms of payment are so popular, why you don’t always get to keep the money you earn, and how other sellers have cracked the secret code to online riches.
Russ Jones, Glenbrook Partners - Russ has over 25 years of experience as an executive, analyst, and consultant. He is an industry pioneer in the commercial use of Internet technologies, and brings a strong background in payments industry analysis, strategy development, and product conceptualization. With Glenbrook, Russ currently works with clients across all aspects global payments acceptance, online payments, mobile technologies, and digital identity.
Ori Eisen, 41st Parameter - Ori is the founder and chief innovation officer of 41st Parameter, now a part of Experian. Ori has spent the last fifteen years in the information technology industry, and is respected for his business knowledge, leadership, and innovation in online fraud prevention. Prior to launching 41st Parameter, Mr. Eisen served as the Worldwide Fraud Director for American Express focusing on Internet, MOTO and counterfeit fraud. During his tenure with American Express, Mr. Eisen championed the project to enhance the American Express authorization request to include Internet specific parameters.
Steve Klebe, Google - Steve has over 30 years of experience in products and services related to the financial services industry in payment processing, data security and authentication. He has spoken at dozens of industry conferences on topics such as Payer Authentication, Credit Card processing, Fraud Screening, Authentication and Alternative Payment Types, etc. He is the a former member of the Board of Directors of the Electronic Transaction Association and is a current member of the President’s Advisory Board of the Electronic Transaction Association. With Google, Steve leads business development for online use of Google Wallet.
P.J. Linarducci, Facebook - As Manager, Payment Partnerships at Facebook, P.J. Linarducci’s background includes driving products from initial vision to delivery in market, and a longstanding passion for the application of technology to commerce. Specialties: Strategic planning, financial / operational modeling and analytics, operational excellence, building scalable business processes, go-to-market planning.
Join us! Food and wine will be served
September 9, 2014
6:30 - 9:30 pm
Oshman Family JCC
Freidenrich Conference Center
3921 Fabian Way
Palo Alto, CA 94303
$15 in advance
$25 at the door
Student/Senior discounts available
Members always free