Kim Wagner, Senior Director at Visa
With a background in mathematics and a Ph.D. in computer science from Carnegie Mellon University Kim has worked at Visa for 15 years and is currently focused on strengthening end user authentication. To that end he is building out Visa’s capabilities in biometrics, machine learning, security, and cryptography inside the Emerging Technology group. Kim has more than 20 patents and patent applications to his name and is constantly trying to think of ways that technology can be used to make paying and being paid easier and more secure. Kim chairs the ISO sub-committee on Security for Financial Services and represents Visa on the EMV Security Working Group that deals with EMV chip card security.