CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - Jul 22, 2015) - Mobile Marketing & Technology today introduced its keynote speakers for the 2015 Mobile Payments Conference, taking place August 31 - September 2, 2015 in Chicago, IL. 

Among the roster of distinguished executives are: Jack Connors, Head of Commerce Partnerships, Google; Connie Theien, Vice President of Payments Industry Relations, Federal Reserve System; Amy Parsons, Vice President of Strategic Merchant Relations, Discover Financial Services; Michelle Tinsley,Director of Mobility and Secure Payments, Intel Corp.; Bob Carr, CEO of Heartland Payment Systems; Peter Gordon, SVP, Payment Strategy in Enterprise Product Office, FIS Global, and Chester Ritchie, SVP at Worldpay will each deliver keynote presentations addressing the industry's most pressing issues.

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Marla Ellerman, Mobile Payments Conference executive director and publisher of Mobile Marketing & Technology, noted that, "Research from a Global Payments Insight Study from ACI Worldwide and Ovum found that 93 percent of retailers believe consumers want a broader choice of payment tools; 75 percent of retailers see payments as a clear part of their business strategy; and that 50 percent of retailers cite customer experience as their main ROI on any increase to their payments investment.

"The 2015 Mobile Payments Conference in Chicago is where the future will unfold. Mobile devices have quickly become integral parts of mobilizing retail, payments, marketing and social infrastructures. With such overwhelming consumer demand, coupled with a tier-1 roster of industry pioneers confirmed as speakers, we look forward to both a well-attended and highly engaging, informative event."

Mobile Payments Conference will convene the World's foremost leaders from banking, financial services, retail, and marketing who will share their insight and expertise with attendees on the key drivers and evolution of the mobile payments ecosystem. Attendees will be presented with the unique opportunity to interact with these confirmed industry pioneers and will be presented with firsthand commentary on trends and other factors affecting mobile commerce, with an emphasis on security, online and person-to-person payments and strategies including.

  • Mobile Payments: EMV, Apple Pay, Amazon, PayPal
  • Crypto-Currency
  • Real-time payments
  • Social Commerce
  • Mobilizing Retail
  • mPOS
  • Omni-channel Customer Experience Securing Payments
  • Geo-location
  • Loyalty Campaigns and Mobile Marketing
  • Credit Unions and Community Banks

Please contact Marla Ellerman at 602-315-8808:, for information regarding exhibit and sponsorship opportunities.

Analyst and media inquiries, or to register as a member of the press for the event, please contact Mostafa Razzak, JMRConnect at 202-904-2048 or

For the latest Mobile Payments Conference news, updates and information, please visit, or follow the event on Twitter at @mpcevent.

About Mobile Payments Conference
The Mobile Payments Conference (@MPCEVENT) is the industry's leading mobile commerce event, which convenes executives across the globe from all parts of the mobile commerce ecosystem.

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