Brian Gendron
Brian Gendron

Brian Gendron

MEDIA CONTACT: Senior Business Leader, MasterCard Communications

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Brian Gendron is a Vice President and Senior Business Leader on MasterCard’s Worldwide Communications team, and oversees the company’s Payments Innovation communications. This includes two key product areas: Emerging Payments (digital wallets, mobile, eCommerce, peer-to-peer, contactless and tokenization), and MasterCard Labs – the company’s idea incubator that develops new payment-related concepts, tests and scaling them for global implementation.

Prior to joining MasterCard in 2011, Brian was a Senior Director in the San Francisco office of Text 100 Public Relations.

email: Brian_Gendron@MasterCard.com
phone: +1-914-249-1284

Recent Posts

Winning Team from Singapore Regional Event Awarded the Grand Prize of $100,000 for MoneyRemaid, a Software Platform That Helps Drive Financial Inclusion To tweet this news, copy and paste http://news.mstr.cd/1ls4eQj to your Twitter handle with the hashtags #MasterCardDev and #MastersofCode Purchase, NY – December 09, 2015 – MasterCard today announced MoneyRemaid as the winner of its inaugural …
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Local Developers & Entrepreneurs from 12 Cities Set to Compete in San Francisco for the Grand Prize To tweet this news, copy and paste http://news.mstr.cd/1MNyUCb to your Twitter handle with the hashtags  #MasterCardDev and #MastersofCode Purchase, NY – November 24, 2015 – Developers from across the globe will compete for $100,000 during the MasterCard Masters of …
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Supports Omnichannel Strategies, Giving Greater Connectivity to Consumers Consumers and merchants alike have been looking for ways to make the payment and loyalty program elements of shopping more convenient and seamless. While online redemption of offers is commonplace for consumers, the industry is just starting to deliver the same functionality at point-of-sale checkout via a …
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Consumers to Benefit from Increased Security and Convenience When Using Their MasterPass-Enabled Bank-Issued Wallets PURCHASE, N.Y. – October 19, 2015 – MasterPass has increasingly been making shopping easier and safer for consumers and merchants in 24 countries around the globe. Today, MasterCard announced it will integrate a fully tokenized checkout experience within MasterPass, leveraging the MasterCard …
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Global Partnership Delivers Personalized Offers and Faster, Easier Way to Pump, Pay and Go Using Mobile Phones Purchase, NY and Houston, TX – October 7, 2015 – MasterCard today announced a global partnership with mobile commerce provider P97 to make it easier for consumers to find, buy and save on gasoline and convenience store purchases through …
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SANTA CLARA, Calif. and PURCHASE, N.Y., Sept. 22, 2015 — Silicon Valley Bank and MasterCard are inviting startups from across the United States to apply for Commerce.Innovated., a program designed to help companies that are working in payments, fintech and commerce grow their businesses. Commerce.Innovated. is a four month virtual program that provides startups with the resources …
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New MasterCard Program Streamlines Engagement Process with Thousands of Banks for Greater Consumer Reach  PURCHASE, N.Y. – September 8, 2015 – MasterCard announced that Google will be among the first digital partners to participate in its Digital Enablement Express program , which the company launched earlier today with support from several leading banks. Through its participation …
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Program Accelerates Time to Market and Increases Consumer Availability for Global Roll Out of Samsung Pay  PURCHASE, N.Y. – September 8, 2015 – In support of its Digital Enablement Express program launched earlier today, MasterCard announced that Samsung has joined Express as one of the program’s first partners. Express expedites the process of digitizing and tokenizing …
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Program Connects Technology Companies, Merchants and Financial Institutions to Create Efficiencies in Delivering Secure Digital Payments PURCHASE, N.Y. – September 8, 2015 – To deliver secure digital payment options to millions of consumers rapidly, MasterCard today launched Digital Enablement Express (Express). Express expedites the process of digitizing and tokenizing MasterCard accounts through the MasterCard Digital Enablement …
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Applications Currently Being Accepted for Start Path Global To tweet this news, copy and paste: NEWS: @MAStartPath expands globally in its search for innovative #startups #StartPathGlobal now accepting applications thru 9/18 http://news.mstr.cd/1VubY0L London, UK — Sept. 3, 2015, — In today’s crowded and competitive business environment, startups are seeking global opportunities that will rapidly scale …
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