Mobile EMV and NFC: Going Beyond the Checkout Experience

What's Next In Payments®
7:15 AM EDT June 24th, 2014

Which EMV will you pay with?

EMV. It’s the three-letter word that is driving a lot of discussion with the recent data breaches. But the EMV upgrade to chip technology has the potential to completely redefine the checkout experience, especially as it relates to contactless and mobile NFC payments. While it may be clear to most how EMV standards and technology work, there is still a lot of confusion around EMV which begs the question – how will it enable secure contactless and mobile transactions?

On Wednesday, June 25th at 1 PM,’s Karen Webster will host a live chat with Philippe Benitez, Gemalto’s Vice President of Marketing and Business Development Secure Transactions, North America, to examine how EMV will lay the groundwork for secure mobile payments ecosystem.

During this digital discussion, you will also learn:

– EMV’s three phases and its transition around the world

– The EMV migration: the steps toward contact, contactless, and mobile EMV

– NFC and EMV – the endless possibilities

– The new opportunities beyond EMV – How NFC and mobile technology are the next steps in the development of a secure digital identity


This digital discussion occurred on Wednesday, June 25th at 1:00 PM (EST). 



Digital Discussion Presenter


Philippe Benitez
VP of Marketing for Gemalto Secure Transactions North America

Philippe Benitez is a 15-year veteran of the global telecommunications and payments industries.  As VP of Marketing for Gemalto Secure Transactions North America, he leads regional development efforts to increase card revenue for financial institutions through mobile payments, EMV and other value-added services. In various senior roles within Gemalto, Philippe has helped clients launch successful commercial EMV and mobile telecom programs in Europe, North America and South America, that serve tens of millions of consumers every day. Prior to Gemalto, Philippe was with Andersen Consulting and Schlumberger. He received an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin and an MSc in Industrial Engineering from Ecole Centrale Paris.


Digital Discussion Host


Karen Webster
CEO of Market Platform Dynamics 

Karen Webster is one of the world’s leading experts on payments, commerce and retail innovation and a strategic advisor to CEOs and Boards of multinational players in those sectors. As CEO of Market Platform Dynamics, she works extensively with the most innovative players in the payments, financial services, mobile, retail, B2B, digital media and technology sectors to help them maximize the value of their platform assets, design disruptive new business models and ignite and monetize new innovation. Karen also serves as a member of the advisory board for several emerging companies.


This digital discussion occurred on Wednesday, June 25th at 1:00 PM (EST). 




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