With a career built in the fintech space, Dave Orzel is a commerce explorer and Chief Commercial Officer for TMX – Canadian Depository for Securities Limited. In this role, Dave is responsible for innovative growth strategies and market diversification activities including product and service development, as well as marketing and brand strategy execution. Prior to joining the TMX Group, Dave served as Senior Vice President and Group Head, Market Development for MasterCard Worldwide. During his tenure, Dave launched MasterCard operations across a wide variety of financial institutions including RBC, CIBC, TD Canada Trust, Rogers Bank, and Walmart Canada Bank, partnered with key merchants to grow NFC acceptance and introduced the MasterPass mobile and ecommerce wallet to the industry.

In addition to heading Market Development in Canada, Dave also sat on Roger’s Communications Mobile Payments Steering Committee, as well as MasterCard’s Global Interchange Governance Committee, Global Pricing Committee, and Global Strategy Community. Previously, Dave had increasingly senior roles with ACI WorldWide, and FIS where he was focused on the infrastructure that powers the Canadian payments system, including Interac’s Inter-Member Network (IMN) and payment platforms BASE24 and CONNEX.