President, MasterCard Advisors
Kevin Stanton is president of MasterCard Advisors, the professional services division of MasterCard. He is responsible for the oversight of the global information services, consulting and managed services businesses, which provide competitive and value-added products and services to a broad range of banking, manufacturing, merchant, government and sector observer clients. He also sits on the company’s Management Committee.
Prior to joining MasterCard Advisors in January 2010, Mr. Stanton 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. In previous MasterCard roles, he served as senior vice president, strategy and market development for the Canada Region, and vice president, senior counsel, and North America region counsel.
Before joining MasterCard, Mr. Stanton practiced law as an associate in the banking divisions of a number of leading Boston law firms.
Mr. Stanton 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 devoted 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. Mr. Stanton is also a member of Program Advisory Board, Master of Management Analytics, Queen’s School of Business.