The Best of the Best in Cross Border

Although merchants are far from making it easy for global customers to purchase from international brands and retailers, the best of the best in cross border are doing it very well.

According to X-Border Payments Optimization Index, the best in cross border optimization span different countries and industries.

To learn the key attributes of TOP Border’s sites and to understand how the U.S. and China are leading the way in cross-border commerce, join, MPD CEO Karen Webster and John Phillips, Head of Marketing at Digital River World Payments, in this live digital discussion on  August 12, 2015 at 1 pm EDT.


John Phillips
Head of Marketing at Digital River World Payments

John Phillips is an award-winning digital marketer and industry speaker as featured in various journals. With successes that span the international consumer-marketing spectrum, John has multiplied reach, engagement and monetization through Web, mobile, social, search and database initiatives for an array of global brands and businesses that include Warner Bros., AOL, Olympics, ATP World Tour and Digital River.


Karen Webster
CEO, 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.


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