Kevin Stanton
Kevin Stanton

Kevin Stanton

Chief Transformation Officer


Kevin Stanton is chief transformation officer at Mastercard, leading a team that assesses changing economic and global trends such as localization and nationalism, consider the impact on traditional business models and help shape the company’s strategy for the future. He serves on the company’s management committee.

Prior to assuming this role, Kevin was chief services officer, responsible for the company’s overall global strategy for services which covers capabilities ranging from analytics and consulting, to innovation and loyalty and engagement services.

For seven years, Kevin was the president of Mastercard Advisors and prior to joining that division, he served as president of the company's Canada region for six years. During this time, he initiated its evolution from a credit company to a payments company, establishing Mastercard as the fastest growing payments brand in Canada. Kevin has also served as Mastercard senior vice president, strategy and market development for the Canada Region, and vice president, senior counsel and North America region counsel.

Before joining Mastercard, Kevin practiced law as an associate in the banking divisions of a number of leading Boston law firms.

Kevin holds a J.D. from Tulane University School of Law, and a Bachelor of Science in Anthropology from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He is a supporter of Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children, The Royal Conservatory of Music, Royal St. George's College and the Smith School of Business at Queen’s University.