NACHA Announces Keynote Speakers for PAYMENTS 2015

Posted January 29, 2015

Jason Dorsey, the “Gen Y Guy,” Will Share Insights on How Businesses Can Immediately Capitalize on Generational Differences in the Marketplace

Chuck Todd, Moderator of “Meet the Press,” to Provide Analysis of Current Political Landscape

HERNDON, Va., January 29, 2015 – NACHA — The Electronic Payments Association today announced that Jason Dorsey, Chief Strategy Officer at The Center for Generational Kinetics, and “Meet the Press” moderator Chuck Todd will serve as the keynote speakers for the PAYMENTS 2015 conference on April 19-22 in New Orleans, La. PAYMENTS 2015 is the largest and most comprehensive education event for the payments industry.

Jason Dorsey, known as the “Gen Y Guy” due to his expertise solving generational challenges in the workplace and marketplace, will be the conference’s opening keynote.  During his presentation, “Crossing the Generational Divide: Unlocking the Power of Generations to Grow Your Business,” he will share new research, anecdotes and step-by-step actions to help companies drive sales, create better leaders and innovate faster.

Chuck Todd, moderator of “Meet the Press” and political director for NBC News, will keynote the afternoon session. He will provide a comprehensive picture of the current political landscape and interpret the latest issues facing the country from the first-hand point of view of a seasoned media veteran. His passion for politics, razor-sharp analysis, and balanced scrutiny of current events will give the conference audience an entertaining and edifying experience.

“We welcome these dynamic and provocative general session speakers to PAYMENTS 2015,” said Janet O. Estep, president and CEO of NACHA. “Jason Dorsey and Chuck Todd will provide big picture observations and analysis to help attendees better understand the world we live in as we continue to reflect on the conference’s core theme of innovation and strategize around the future of payments.”

With five generations currently in the marketplace and four in the workplace, Jason Dorsey leads custom research and consulting to identify emerging trends that help companies and leaders solve tough generational challenges. He wrote his first bestselling book at age 18, and has been featured on more than 50 television programs, including “60 Minutes,”“20/20,” “The Today Show” and “The View,” among others.       
Chuck Todd is one of the most sought after voices in American political coverage. As NBC News political director, he is responsible for political news and information. “Meet the Press” is NBC News’ flagship Sunday morning public affairs program and the longest-running broadcast in television history.  Previously, he served as NBC News chief White House correspondent, as well as the host of MSNBC’s “The Daily Rundown.”

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About PAYMENTS 2015
PAYMENTS 2015, which is taking place April 19-22 at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, La., features more than 130 educational sessions and workshops with renowned speakers from financial institutions, corporations, government agencies, legal and regulatory bodies, consulting and research firms, service providers and more. Sessions are organized along seven tracks — the ACH Network, Card Payments, Digital/Mobile, End User Experience, Game Changers & Disruptors, Risk & Security and Strategy – to address the topics of pivotal importance to payments professionals. In addition, a dynamic exhibit hall of nearly 100 industry leaders features today’s top products and services.
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