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Moderator at Money20/20 2016

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Sherif Samy

Managing Director, North America, UL Transaction Security
UL
Speaking History

Moderator at Money20/20 2016

Session Information

Sherif Samy is the managing director of UL’s Transaction Security business in North America, a division of UL that focuses on ensuring security, compliance and interoperability of mission critical infrastructures. The key focus is on various industry verticals (payments, mobile, healthcare, transit and government sectors). 

Under Sherif’s leadership, the North America operation has been heavily involved in the US EMV migration, introduction of new mobile payments initiatives, as well as, the evaluation of relevant new innovative technologies and their impact on the industry.

Sherif joined UL in 2012 and brings over 15 years of industry experience in payments, government identify and smartcard technologies. He has made significant contributions to the adoption of EMV globally and in the US and has been involved in many global smartcard and mobile payments initiatives around the world. Sherif collaborates closely with various industry forums, such as EMV Migration Forum, ETA, FIDO Alliance and Smartcard Alliance.