Jeff leads the MaRS Finance & Commerce sector in helping local ventures become global leaders who innovate across all aspects of financial services, including payments, regulation, inclusion, identification and settlement.

Prior to joining MaRS, Jeff was Global Principal at Mastercard International where he provided thought leadership on card, Automated Clearing House (ACH) and instant payments; digital financial services (customer journey and experience); financial inclusion; security; digital identity; and countrywide strategy.

Jeff’s 20 years of leadership experience spans three startups and four Fortune 100 firms in the communications, technology and financial service industries. His management responsibilities have crossed 30 countries, covering marketing, segment management, product development, information security, application development, manufacturing, service delivery and strategic planning.