Executive Briefing & Report
Social Media in Payments
26 June 2012, The Andaz - Liverpool Street, London       


Registration enquiries

Stephanie Lalanne
Eurasia Insights

Tel: +44 (0) 208 354 2494
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Wendy Sanders
Payments Cards & Mobile

Tel: +44 (0) 7952172734
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Speakers confirmed to date
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Speakers include:

Tim Cawsey

Tim is in charge of everything to do with Gemalto's corporate communications around Gemalto’s brand, corporate publications (including the annual report) and social media.

He has been with Gemalto for 12 years in a variety of marketing and communication roles based in France and the USA. Prior to Gemalto he worked in tech transfer at the University of Manchester.

He is currently completing a dissertation on B2B Social Media for an MSc in Digital Marketing Communications at Manchester Metropolitan University.


Tracy Glynn
Realex Payments

Tracy Glynn is Head of Marketing at Realex Payments having joined the company in 2007. Based out of the company’s Dublin office, Tracy is responsible for managing all of Realex Payments’ online and offline marketing activity including social media, online marketing, events and PR.

Tracy has over ten years of experience in business-to-business marketing. Prior to joining Realex Payments, she held an international marketing position in the Irish Maritime Development Office, Ireland’s national dedicated development, promotional and marketing agency for the shipping services sector. Prior to this, Tracy also held positions with Wincanton Records Management and Airbus Finance Company. She a graduate of Trinity College Dublin and Dublin Institute of Technology.


John Hartley
HSBC Holdings

John is a Communications Planning Manager with HSBC, leading on HSBC’s global approach to social media communications, reputational risk monitoring, communications campaigns, and media measurement and analysis.

John has worked for HSBC for 12 years in a variety of roles - starting out as a software developer and technical analyst before transitioning into communications, where he worked in government relations and public policy before joining the press office in his current role.


Simon Hardie
Eurasia Insights

Simon is Managing Director of Eurasia Insights, a research house focusing on the development of payments and retail banking across the fast growing markets of Central and Eastern Europe, and Central Asia.

Previously Director of VRL, a boutique retail financial services publishing and events business, Simon has worked as a thought leader with some of the world's leading financial information businesses including Euromoney, Institutional Investor and The Economist Group.


Christophe Langlois
Visible Banking

Christophe Langlois is a published author and CEO of Visible-Banking.com He is an experienced presenter, thought leader, and advocate for social media and personal branding, and he is a regularly requested chairperson and speaker at conferences.

He was previously Senior Innovation Manager at Lloyds TSB, and worked in business development, in both telecommunications and banking.


Thomas Messett
Thomas Messett, Global Editor in Chief - Social Media, Nokia, is a digital native who has spent the last three years helping global brands explore the world of social media. Cutting his teeth in the social monitoring industry with Radian6, Thomas managed the integration of their platform into customer service, experience management, marketing and PR departments at major brands like Scottish Power, Centre Parks and Dyson.

Thomas also spent 18 months working at 1000heads, managing a multi-national and multi-lingual team looking after varied communities and social presences for global and UK focused clients including Nokia, Comic Relief, Lexus and Mars. He is now working to deliver real value from social for the global Nokia brand on five continents.

Gilbert Réveillon
Mobile LOOV

Gilbert Réveillon is the CEO of Mobile LOOV and a seasoned expert in the design and roll-out of international loyalty programmes covering finance, e-commerce, B2B, B2C and C2C environments.

He is well-versed in strategic multi-channel marketing efforts that cut across a diverse range of areas including social customer relationship management, Web 2.0, community management, virtual social networks, data intelligence, loyalty, value added services and mobile social software developments.

He is in the final stages of a PhD on the subject of ‘Value Creation in Virtual Social Networks’. He is currently completing his PhD thesis through Ecole Nationale Superieure des Mines and Paris Quest in which he analyses business case studies accrued during a 4-year presidency of the Imagina World International Awards that showcases 3D visualisation and simulation technologies.


Alex Rolfe
Payments Cards & Mobile

Alex Rolfe is the Managing Director of Payments, Cards & Mobile.

Alexander is the publisher of Payments Cards and Mobile and Mobile Payments World and a Director of Mobile Payments Consulting. He acquired European Card Review in 2002 and rebranded it as Payments CM in 2009.


Jairson Vitorino
Founder and CTO of e.Life

Jairson Vitorino can be described as a career entrepreneur. He has obtained a joint PhD in Artificial Intelligence from the Computer Science Department at UFPE in Brazil and the Universities of Mannheim and Ulm in Germany. He is currently chief technical officer of E.Life, a leading market intelligence and social media monitoring company based in Brazil and operating in Latin America, Spain and Portugal. The company uses its own technology to monitor and analyse the conversations taking place on the internet and constantly invests in research and development in order to develop new tools, technology and methodologies to analyse the social media buzz.





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Social Media in Payments
26 June 2012, London