Chief Information Officer
Ed McLaughlin is chief information officer for MasterCard and member of the company’s Management Committee. He is responsible for ensuring the company efficiently delivers software development and integration efforts at the highest standards, directing the development of the company’s long-term IT digital product roadmap, and overseeing its global technology hubs and technology talent.
Previously, Mr. McLaughlin was chief emerging payments officer for MasterCard, responsible for the development and commercialization of digital payment product platforms and solutions for consumers, merchants, issuers, governments and digital industry players. Prior to this, he was group executive for Franchise Development and Compliance, and responsible for the MasterCard global rules, licensing, brand standards and compliance programs. Mr. McLaughlin joined MasterCard in 2005 as group head, Bill Payment and Healthcare.
Prior to joining MasterCard, Mr. McLaughlin was group vice president, Product and Strategy at Metavante, a financial services technology company that included supporting issuing and acquiring processing services, prepaid program management, the NYCE regional debit network, ACH processing, and other services.
Mr. McLaughlin joined Metavante in 2002 through their acquisition of Paytrust, an online payments company for which he was cofounder and CEO. Prior to co-founding Paytrust, Mr. McLaughlin was the executive vice president of product and marketing at LogicWorks, Inc., a data modeling software company.
Mr. McLaughlin is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business.