Executive Vice President of Digital Partnerships, Mastercard
Sherri Haymond is Executive Vice President of Digital Partnerships at Mastercard. Sherri is responsible for business development and partnerships globally with North America-headquartered digital merchants, fintechs, and retail innovators.
Previously, Sherri was Senior Vice President of Digital Channels, and Senior Vice President and Managing Counsel for Global Emerging Payments and Mastercard Labs, where she led the development of industry Tokenization Standards, drove the commercialization and scale of Mastercard’s tokenization service with the Express Program, and launched the Commerce for Every Device program. Sherri began her career as counsel at Mastercard, where she played a key role in developing Mastercard’s emerging payments strategy and launching MasterPass, MDES, Mastercard Send, Developer Zone and Simplify Commerce. Prior to Mastercard, Sherri covered payments companies as an equity investment analyst at Breeden Capital Management, securitized mortgages at Banc of America Securities, and practiced corporate finance law at Skadden Arps.
Sherri holds a B.A. in Literature from Duke University and a J.D. from University of Pennsylvania Law School. She serves on the board of MoCADA, the Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts, in Brooklyn, NY.