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Mastercard Gateway Unlocked - our stories

Mastercard Gateway Unlocked - our stories

By Mastercard Payment Gateway Services
At Gateway Unlocked, Mastercard Payment Gateway Services chat with leading lights and thought leaders from the world of payments. Join as they draw back the curtain on the trends, innovations and disruptive technologies shaping our business.
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Celebrating International Programmers Day: Architects of the Modern World
Developers are the vanguard of evolution in payment technology, shaping the world like modern day magicians. We talk with our new product manager Luke Rynne Cullen about his unconventional journey into development, the importance of communication and empathy in technology, and the value of staying connected to the wider developer community via social media.
September 09, 2022
Smarter payments for global businesses
Everyone’s online nowadays, but that doesn’t mean everyone’s paying the same way. We’re delighted to welcome Adrian Burgess, Head of Strategic Growth for our partner PPRO, as well as Sadeek Varachia, our Director of Product Management, to talk about the need for alternative payment methods when a one-size-fits-all approach won’t cut it.
August 24, 2022
The 360 on EMV 3DS 2.0
EMV 3DS 2.0 is here, promising 10-times the data points per transaction. But what does that mean for the payments industry? We discuss the endless opportunities offered by richer data, such as increased consumer confidence, acceptance, payments flexibility, and more. Joining us are industry experts Mark Hey, Nathan Franks and Scott Paterson.
August 17, 2022
Wrapping up MPE Berlin
Fresh from MPE Berlin, our EVP Maria Parpou rounds-up the latest news from the lips of industry experts. We discuss post-Covid explosions in complexity, the new phenomena of ‘headless ecommerce’, merchant demand for greater customer loyalty, and the Tap on Phone payment revolution.
July 27, 2022
BONUS: Trailblazing the path to further women in tech
For women’s history month we talk women in tech with Kim Simon, SVP of Business Operations, a 25+ technology veteran. From following her passion to finding a role model, she shares how she was there for a global team that never sleeps, the true value of continuous learning, and why you should follow what you love, without limits.
March 01, 2022
BONUS: Trailblazing the way forward for women in tech
For this women’s history month meet Saima Sadiq, a TechWomen 100 award winner and a champion for women in entering the technology industry. Saima Sadiq shares her thoughts on the endless possibilities for women thinking of a career in technology.
March 01, 2022
How payment data shapes the future of commerce
Mountains of payment data are created every day, but we barely scratch the surface of its full potential. We talk to Geoff Brown, Director of Data Enablement and Analytics, about how structuring and understanding this data can unleash the true power of payments – honing products, driving loyalty, and telling stories.
December 15, 2021
Open Banking and the flexibility of fintechs
Open Banking is the key to competition in the banking industry, allowing third parties to offer innovative financial services at low cost and with global reach. We look at how fintechs are offering competitive payment options to give customers speed, flexibility and control of their finances based on the freedom offered by Open Banking.
November 23, 2021
Optimizing product development with early-stage intervention
John Conneely, Product Manager, MPGS talks about how Support Driven Development in the early stages of product deployment can give support teams the key tools they need for efficient product scaling with customer-centred satisfaction.
October 05, 2021
Preparing your business for peak season shoppers
With peak shopping season on the way we explore the challenges and changes retail will be facing this year. How will merchants handle the demands of consumers and dangers of fraud, all while juggling new digital channels at the busiest time of year?
September 07, 2021
Innovating payments with design thinking
Human-centered thinking is at the heart of Mastercard’s strategy. From concept, to validation, to iteration, and back again we explore Design Thinking and working towards the right answer with our own industry expert David Budzevski, VP of Product Management.
August 02, 2021
Simplifying omnichannel payments with AEVI
Mastercard SVP Martijn van Os and AEVI CEO Mike Camerling talk about the thinking, the technology and the unique partnership that’s helping simplify omnichannel payments on a global scale.
June 29, 2021