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Walter Pimenta

Walter Pimenta
Executive Vice President, Products and Engineering,

Walter Pimenta

Technology and innovation enthusiast, passionate for how Digital is reshaping the world around us. Leading the Mastercard Digital Solutions team for Latin America to deliver the best experience to our cardholders in digital commerce: Anywhere, anytime, with peace of mind.

• Product manager, from the sizing opportunity evaluation to the go-to-market strategy definition and product lifecycle management.
• Self-learner, passionate for new technologies and trends.
• 10 years of experience in the payments segment, with deep knowledge of the different payment schemes and its main players and technologies.
• Specialist on payment technologies such as EMV, Contactless, Tokenization and the appliance of those technologies and concepts on the new digital payments scenario.
• Customer and market education on payment technologies such as EMV, Mobile Money, NFC, tokenization.
• Good contacts within the main players in the South American payments market.
• Solid Project Management skills having handled projects leading multi-national teams working on different time zones.
• Fluent in Portuguese (Native Language), English and Spanish.

Specialties: Product Management, EMV, Tokenization, Digital Wallets, Payment Technologies, Smart Cards, Solution Sales, Project Management, Smart Cards, Contactless, Digital Commerce..