CARTES: Who is Getting the Biggest Buzz at the World’s Biggest Payments Expo

November 17, 2011

ROAM Data CEO Will Graylin was live on the scene at CARTES, the world’s biggest payments show. And new mobile payments solutions have stolen the spotlight this year, Graylin reports. He recaps takeaways and trendsetters (including ROAM) in this exclusive vBlog for, including a look at the new solutions and how the U.S. is leading the way in mobile innovations for other countries to follow. (Click here to watch or on the icon below.)

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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.)


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