MasterCard’s new standards for mobile payment security provide much-needed guidance to an evolving industry that’s seeing explosive growth. Will Graylin, ROAM Data CEO and mobile expert, goes in-depth with PYMNTS.com about the changing mobile space, the important issues these guidelines address, and what we can expect for the future of mobile payments.
Founder & CEO, ROAM Data
Will Graylin is the Founder and CEO of Boston-based ROAM Data. ROAM Data is Will’s fourth high-tech start up in the mobile and payments space, since his masters thesis at MIT on “Addressing The Complexity of Mobile Computing” in 1999. Founded in 2005 ROAM Data enables secure mCommerce applications and functions for small and large merchants across virtually any computing device.
Previous credits include CEO of WAY Systems, the world’s first pocket size point of sale (POS) solution and service, acquired by Verifone: founder and CEO of EntitleNet, a security software company enabling Web and eCommerce applications with secure access management, sold to BEA Systems (now part of Oracle) and President of Marbles (later Skyfire Technologies,) the world’s first thin-client mobile software company focused on enterprise mobile workforce applications.
Will earned two Masters degrees from MIT (MBA & MSEECS) after serving as a US Navy Nuclear Submarine Officer for nearly 6 years, (he was the first Chinese immigrant to serve in that role, after being naturalized as a US citizen in 1987.)