business operations and technology officer, O&T Product for Mastercard Operations and Technology
Dana J. Lorberg is the Executive Vice President of Operations and Technology, Product. In this role, Dana runs the Mastercard global payments network—responsible for network processing in support of credit, debit and pre-paid products. In her thirty-plus years with Mastercard, Dana has played an integral role in building Mastercard’s global payments network and ensuring Mastercard delivers safe, simple and smart transactions for customers—every time, everywhere in the world. Prior to this role, she has held a range of technology and business leadership positions—from writing code to leading commercial departments, including consulting, mergers and acquisitions and technical security. Dana has been named among the Top 25 Non-Bank Women in Finance by U.S. Banker and the Most Influential Women in Payments by both Card Forum and Payment Source.
Dana is a lead mentor and company spokeswoman for Mastercard’s signature STEM program, Girls4Tech, which offers hand’s on curriculum to girls aged 8-12 across the globe. She speaks at national conferences to encourage young girls and women to pursue STEM careers. Dana is on the board of the National Academy Foundation (NAF) - STEM Advisory Committee and participates in community and academic events with Washington University in St. Louis.
Dana received a Bachelor of Science in Data Processing and Quantitative Analysis from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.