The Future of Mobile Contactless Payments #mmc2012

Next up at the Mobile Money Canada conference was a panel discussion led by Pierre A. Roberge, Mobile & Payment Innovation Consultant ; the panel members included: Jimmy Dinh Senior Director, Mobile Banking Strategy & Planning, CIBC Retail Markets; Derek Colfer, Business Leader – Global Mobile Product Innovation, Visa; Allen Wright, Interac Association; Jeppe Dorff, Rogers Inc.

Since Apple has not embraced contactless, does this impact the industry?

  • we can’t let Apple’s decisions dominate our business decisions
  • Visa has approved a number of other devices including RIM, Samsung
  • for retailers, it now opens the door for choice