Chief Services Officer
Kevin Stanton is chief services officer at Mastercard, 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. In his role, Kevin leads the team that provides end-to-end solutions through data insights, platform technology and industry expertise and he serves on the company’s management committee.
In his previous role, Kevin was the president of Mastercard Advisors and prior to joining that division in 2010, 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 and sits on the boards of The Royal Conservatory of Music and Royal St. George's College. Kevin also is a member of the Program Advisory Board at the Master of Management Analytics program at the Smith School of Business at Queen’s University.