Welcome to 'What's Next In,' the new Mastercard podcast that covers trends and topics that affect our lives professionally, personally and globally.
Each episode will be a robust roundtable discussion with one of our resident experts, thought leaders or senior executives. We’ll explore issues like retail trends, workplace diversity, financial inclusion, smart cities, cybersecurity and artificial intelligence.
We'll also discuss how Mastercard is helping shape the future and set the standard by harnessing these emerging trends and leading conversations on these topics.
We’ll also be joined by an up-and-coming Mastercard employee who’ll bring their fresh perspective to help us decode the whiplash changes in technology and life in our fast-changing world.
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What's Next In: Data Innovation with Raj Seshadri
What comes with three billion cards with 90 billion transactions a year at roughly 70 million merchants in 210 countries and territories? Data. A ton if it. Raj Seshadri, president, Data and Services for Mastercard, explains how they help empower its customers with faster, better business decisions, all based on the company's real-time transaction data and proprietary analysis.
What's Next In: Innovation with Ken Moore
From 5G to blockchain to quantum computing, emerging technologies have the potential to transform almost every aspect of our lives. Ken Moore, Mastercard’s chief innovation officer, is behind the company’s efforts to harness them in new ways and transforming transactions. On the latest episode of "What's Next In," he discusses how Mastercard accelerates emerging ideas to create more meaningful digital experiences in everything from 5G and blockchain to quantum computing and artificial intelligence.
What's Next In: Inclusive Cities withMiguel Gamiño Jr.
How a city looks is often different than how it functions, with even the most diverse and cosmopolitan urban centers struggling to bring the growth and extend the benefits of the digital economy to all of its citizens. On the latest episode of “What’s Next In,” Miguel Gamiño Jr., head of Global Cities and City Possible at Mastercard, whose career in information and technology has spanned the continent, discusses why a city only works if it works for everyone. But don't jus think of them as 'smart cit
What's Next In: Sustainability with Kristina Kloberdanz
Fresh off the heels of Mastercard releasing its annual Sustainability Report, Chief Sustainability Officer Kristina Kloberdanz explains the roadmap to tapping its employees and networks to build a more equitable society. She also discusses her early days at IBM (as a client rep), what it meant to be Mastercard's first sustainability officer, the road ahead and her early career as a ballerina for such prestigious Balanchine companies as The New York ballet and San Francisco Ballet.
What's Next In: Small Business with James Anderson
Small business has been the engine for the global economy and has the potential to power our recovery and growth. On the latest episode of “What’s Next In,” James Anderson, executive vice president, Global Commercial Products for Mastercard, tells us how the company is helping small businesses embrace digitization and harness the power of data insights. In this episode, Anderson and host Arthur Baker chatted about the accelerated adoption of contactless payments and the road to COVID recovery.
What's Next In: Customer Experience with Donald Chesnut
In times like these, it's vital for businesses to be close to customers. Because of this, we see no better time for us to chat with Mastercard’s Chief Experience Officer Donald Chesnut.
He chats about the strides Mastercard has made in enhancing customer experience, how his background in dramatic literature helps his job and why the experience of the product is bigger than the product itself. He also tackled the subject of small business and the hardships they're currently facing in this global pandemi