Daniel Cohen
Daniel Cohen

Daniel Cohen

Senior Vice President, Emerging Payments for MasterCard Latin America and Caribbean


Daniel Cohen is Senior Vice President, Emerging Payments for MasterCard Latin America and Caribbean. He is responsible for leading the development and commercialization of innovative payment solutions that can be used at the check-out counter, via the web, mobile phone, tablet, and beyond.

Previously, Mr. Cohen headed MasterCard’s operations in Israel as Country Manager. He was responsible for opening MasterCard’s first office in the country and expanding the company’s local payments footprint. During his time as Country Manager, he led the commercialization of breakthrough innovative payment solutions in the electronic and mobile commerce space.

Mr. Cohen began his career at MasterCard in 2007, leading prepaid card program initiatives across the globe out of the company’s headquarters in Purchase, New York. Prior to joining MasterCard, he was a Strategy Consultant for BTS where he managed corporate strategy projects for Fortune 500 companies.

Mr. Cohen holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from The University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Master’s degree from Columbia University in New York. He is currently based in Miami and speaks English, Hebrew and Spanish fluently.