MAG Webinar: EMV Technology and Debit Routing

Wednesday, January 15, 2014 

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CST

Note: MAG webinars are offered as a free service to MAG members.  

EMV experts from MasterCard and B2 presented on the intricate operations of the EMV chip as well as one of the latest concepts for EMV terminal logic and debit routing to meet Reg II-compliance. Please consider including your technical staff in this webinar.

 Moderator: Mark Horwedel, MAG CEO

 Mark Horwedel is CEO of the MAG (Merchants Advisory Group).  Mark has been in the payments industry for over 30 years serving in a  variety of roles including CEO of a PIN debit network (Money  Network) for nearly 20 years and 5 years as Director of Payments at  Walmart. Mark’s accomplishments include pioneering shared ATM  services, introducing PIN debit at the point-of-sale and more recently successfully lobbying for the Durbin amendment to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act. Mark is a CPA, CMA and CFP.

 Guy Berg, Sr. Managing Consultant, MasterCard Worldwide

 Guy Berg has twenty plus years’ experience working in the banking  and electronic payment industry specializing in payment product  solutions, new technology adoption, security and fraud prevention.  His work experience spans across many stakeholders in the card  payment ecosystem including an acquirer, Issuer, terminal vendor, chip operating systems vendor, personalization system vendor, and smart card management system vendor.   Over the past 14 years he has worked globally with EMV and NFC implementations and consulting services.   Currently he holds the position of Senior Managing Consultant in the MasterCard Advisors’ group.  MasterCard Advisors’ provides executive consulting services to issuers, acquirers, merchants and financial industry vendors.   

 Itai Sela, Vice President, B2 Payment Solutions

 Over the past 15 years Itai Sela has become a Subject Matter Expert  in the payment industry, specializing in Smart Cards (EMV),  Contactless, NFC, Training, Consulting and Products. Itai is an  internationally experienced trainer and consultant with a sound  reputation and an exceptional track record of delivering proven results  in both business and technical environments constrained by tight budgets, limited execution time frames and complex user requirements. Throughout his career in the payment industry, Itai has delivered over 100 payment trainings and participated in a number of committees and forums including planning and implementation of EMV, Contactless and NFC projects around the world.

Note: MAG webinars are offered as a free service to MAG members.

Members may view the webinar presentation on the Member Resources page.