Peter Quadagno
  • Over 40 years’ experience in the design, development, and deployment of payment systems
  • Has worked for both issuing and acquiring companies, banks and processors
  • Issuing work includes PIN debit, credit and prepaid.
  • Has developed a reputation as one of the country’s foremost authorities on the development and implementation of stored value and prepaid programs for products.
Mansour A Karimzadeh
  • 30 years’ experience in the financial verticals.
  • Major roles in strategy, design and development of payment processing systems.
  • Has worked with major credit card brands, banks, and financial institutions.
  • Previously managed a smart card consultancy and software development company that was acquired by ACI Worldwide.
  • Established SCI to provide system software and professional services for the US EMV migration. The company was merged with Aconite Technologies of London.
  • Served on board of the EMV Migration Forum (now US Payments Forum) and co-chair of its Communications & Education Working committee since its
  • Member of the ATMIA EMV Team
Steve Herbert
Board Chair


  • Payment industry expert on defining, developing and delivering state of the art software.
  • Acted as Non Exec Advisor to several software firms, including  two that progressed to successful strategic sales
  • Served as executive manager within technology companies in retail banking and mobile payments
  • Provided  major roles deploying   retail banking systems and mobile technology initiatives.