ETA’s TRANSACT Tech ATL Returns to Atlanta June 20




Washington, D.C. – June 15, 2017–  The Electronic Transactions Association (ETA), the global trade association representing the payments technology world, will host its annual TRANSACT Tech ATL on June 20 at the Georgia Tech Student Center in Atlanta. With nearly 200 executives from financial institutions, technology companies, investment and VC firms, as well as analysts and industry consulting firms, TRANSACT Tech ATL brings together industry leaders and c-level executives that best exemplify the growth of FinTech development and education. Program topics include retail technology, investing in payments, the merchant perspectives on payments, cybersecurity of the future, and the evolution of the processors.  Space is limited, and registration is open at:

“ETA is nurturing innovation and building bridges among entrepreneurs, investors, and payments industry leaders,” said Jeff Sloan, CEO of Global Payments and ETA President & Chairman. “Following last month’s enormously successful TRANSACT event in Las Vegas, TRANSACT Tech is the perfect platform for payments and technology companies to connect and discuss the changing payments landscape.”

In the past year, FinTech has proven to be more than a buzzword. From partnerships between banks and startups to peer-to-peer lending, financial institutions, merchants and tech companies are linking up to revolutionize this growing industry. TRANSACT Tech ATL is the best opportunity for established industry titans to connect with innovative disruptors, and to delve deep into the future of financial services.

“Savvy payments professionals and merchants recognize they must stay educated about new commerce technology,” said ETA CEO Jason Oxman. “TRANSACT Tech ATL presents an exciting opportunity for all the players in the industry to find the connections and resources they need to keep their businesses relevant, secure and growing.”

The program includes speakers from leading payments innovators:

  • Patrick Bragg, Digital Payments Lead, Chick-fil-A
  • Mark Bunney, Strategic Partners, Ingenico Group
  • Peter Fitzpatrick, Sales Director, Agreement Express
  • Kim Goodman, Chief Executive Officer, Worldpay US
  • Ben Hawksworth, CIO, Global Business Solutions, First Data
  • Francis Limousy, Principal Advisor, UL Transaction Security
  • Joe Mach, President North America, Verifone
  • Tommy Marshall, Fintech Lead – North America, Accenture
  • Jason Oxman, CEO, ETA
  • Seth Pelletier, Senior Product Manager,
  • Payment Solutions, Aaron’s, Inc.
  • Thomas Phillips, CIO, Elavon
  • Guido F. Sacchi, EVP & CIO, Global Payments
  • Jeff Sloan, CEO, Global Payments and ETA President & Chairman
  • Bill VanCuren, SVP & CIO, NCR Corporation

TRANSACT Tech ATL is the latest in ETA’s series of networking and educational events in the fast-growing technology hubs around the country including TRANSACT Tech San Francisco and TRANSACT Tech NYC. Whether you are looking to capitalize on business connections, build strategic relationships or secure new opportunities, TRANSACT Tech ATL is the tool for you. Register today at

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 About ETA

The Electronic Transactions Association (ETA) is the global trade association representing more than 500 payments and technology companies. ETA members make commerce possible by processing more than $4.5 trillion in purchases in the U.S. and deploying payments innovations to merchants and consumers.

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