Payfone to Present at Mobile Payments Conference & Verizon Developer Conference

CEO Rodger Desai to address retailers and developers on implications of mobile payments

Sep 07, 2011, 16:15 ET from Payfone

NEW YORK, Sept. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Payfone, a leading mobile payment processing service, will be speaking at the Mobile Payments Conference in New York, N.Y. on Sept. 8 and the Verizon Developer Conference in Las Vegas, Nev. on Sept. 13.

At the Mobile Payments Conference, Payfone Co-Founder and CEO, Rodger Desai will be speaking during a session entitled "It's All About the Transaction" in New York City on Sept. 8. The conference will feature a fuller look at wallet business models and transaction models, with additional attention to retailer strategies that have become more public, as well as a deeper look at the retail terminal perspective, now that some leaders are striving to achieve a critical mass of users.

The conference will last two days and other session content will include: retailer programs, mobile wallet services and platforms, mobile payment approaches, terminal and device choices, payment ecosystems and business and revenue models.

WHO: Rodger Desai, Payfone's co-founder and CEO

WHAT: Mobile Payments Conference

WHEN: Thursday, Sept. 8, at 10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. EDT

WHERE: New Yorker Hotel, New York, N.Y.

At the Verizon Developer Conference, Rodger Desai will speak alongside other respected leaders in the industry on Sept. 13. These leaders in payments and gaming will discuss how developers and merchants can take advantage of phone number checkout on PCs, smartphones, and tablets for ticketing, transportation, and other forms of mainstream commerce.

The two day conference on Sept. 13 -14 will bring together application developers and decision-makers across the wireless industry to discuss current and future growth opportunities in wireless. The event covers mobile payments, application development, the mobile web, and wireless industry trends.

WHO: Rodger Desai, Payfone's co-founder and CEO

WHAT: Verizon Developer Conference

WHEN: Tuesday, Sept. 13, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. PDT

WHERE: Aria Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, Nev.

About Payfone

Payfone authorizes and processes mobile payment transactions for the world's best known application stores and merchants. Payfone's unique ability to leverage the mobile operator network to directly authorize and process payments drives higher sales conversion and revenue yield for merchants and mobile operators, while managing fraud and revenue leakage.  As a result, consumers benefit with a wide choice in payment methods and the best user experience. Additional information is available at and

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