Webinar: Opportunities & Challenges in the U.S. Debit Market

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

This webinar was for MAG current/prospect merchant members.

This webinar was not recorded.

Join two experts in the payments industry as they discuss the competitive landscape in the debit payments industry, including opportunities afforded merchants through new products and services being introduced by domestic debit networks - such as PINless processing - which foster increased competition and consistency in the customers’ payment experience.  Also learn about continued challenges in the debit market that must be overcome in order to foster continued competition in the evolving digital payments landscape.  This is a call to action for all merchants to understand the dynamics at play in order to voice the demand for competition in debit payments to ensure market forces drive forward the most effective and valuable experiences for your customers. 

Presenter: Terry Dooley (EVP & CIO - SHAZAM)


Terry leads the company’s business and product development, application development and IT infrastructure , c orporate and IT security, vendor integration , security consultative services and business continuity groups.

In addition to his role at SHAZAM, Terry is vice chairman of the Debit Network Alliance (DNA ). He’s also the past chair of the Payments Processing Information Sharing Council (PPISC) and of the Secure Remote Payment Council (SRPc) . 

Presenter: Judith McGuire (EVP Product Development - PULSE)
Screenshot 2018-06-04 15.03.37Judith McGuire is Executive Vice President of Product Management for PULSE, a Discover Financial Services company headquartered in Houston, Texas. She has a track record of developing differentiated solutions and leading organizations in highly competitive environments. While she has a constant eye on the future, she also takes a pragmatic approach to investing resources in areas with near - term practical applications.

Judith established the product management department at PULSE, one of the nation’s leading debit/ATM networks. Her focus on team building and her passion for success have helped the organization adapt to fundamental changes in the payments industry. Through strategic product planning and development, Judith led PULSE’s transition from a PIN network to a broader payments provider supporting the full range of debit transactions .

Judith has an extensive background in the payments industry. She joined PULSE in 2002 and managed the acquiring side of the network’s business until 2008. Previously, in her nine years in product development and marketing at First Data Corporation , she was instrumental in reducing the company’s cost of sales and strengthening its product sets. She is a regular speaker at payments industry conferences. 


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