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Experience Connected Commerce with MasterCard at CES 2016

Digital technologies are changing the behavior of constantly-connected consumers and transforming the way they interact – and now transact. As more and more ‘things’ become connected, 20-30 percent of all payments could be digital by 2020, giving consumers endless possibilities when it comes to how they shop and pay.

Join MasterCard at CES, January 6-9 in Las Vegas, to hear and see how the company is creating new experiences by embedding payments into a wide array of consumer products such as electronics, automotive, fashion, and more.CES

Visit MasterCard’s booth, #21427 in South Hall 1 of the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC), to experience live demonstrations of our vision of commerce for every device. Learn how we are simplifying the way you do laundry, speeding mobile payments at gas stations and convenience stores, and enabling your mobile device to send and receive funds within seconds. Attendees will also gain a sneak peek into a new virtual way to experience our Priceless Cities.

Driving Conversation – The Future of Connected Commerce

During the conference, MasterCard executives will participate in two panel discussions:

  • Thursday, January 7, 11:30 a.m. PST: Raja Rajamannar, chief marketing officer, will answer the question – Is TV dead – during a discussion on the importance of reinventing marketing in a rapidly evolving ecosystem. [ARIA, Level 1, Pinyon 6]
  • Thursday, January 7, 1:00 p.m. PST: James Anderson, senior vice president of Digital Payments, will debate the role and impact of new technologies such as facial recognition and biometrics in the mobile industry. [LVCC, North Hall, Room N259].

Breaking New Ground – Digital Money Forum

On Friday, January 8, MasterCard will sponsor the first-ever Digital Money Forum, a full day event at CES focused on cashless payments and virtual currencies.

At this event, MasterCard executives will also participate in two speaking engagements:

  • Friday, January 8, 9:15 a.m. PST: Betty DeVita, chief commercial officer of MasterCard Labs, will deliver a keynote on the commerce revolution powered by the Internet of Things. [Venetian, Level 4 Marcello 4404].
  • Friday, January 8, 9:30 a.m. PST: Sherri Haymond, senior vice president of Digital Payments, will lead a conversation on how payment cards have evolved to meet today’s needs. [Venetian, Level 4 Marcello 4404]

Be sure to visit the MasterCard Engagement Bureau and follow @MasterCardNews on Twitter for our latest updates, news and announcements before and during the show. If you are a member of the media and would like to connect with us on-site, please eemail us at to set up a meeting.