WASHINGTON, July 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Worldpay Executive Chairman and Co-CEO Charles Drucker will deliver a keynote address at the Electronic Transactions Association's (ETA) Strategic Leadership Forum, the leading event for the top echelon of payments industry executives taking place October 2-4 in Dana Point, California.
Worldpay has evolved from a retail sales channel organization to a dynamic, omni-channel technology company under Drucker's leadership, embracing strategic partnerships, leading investment in research and development, and capitalizing on shifting marketplace trends towards software solutions. Under Drucker's leadership, Worldpay has become the world's largest omni-channel payments company, processing more than 40 billion transactions per year.
"Charles Drucker is a forward-thinking leader who has grown Worldpay into a global payments technology leader, and we are thrilled to have him open our Strategic Leadership Forum," said ETA CEO Jason Oxman. "Charles brings to SLF unique insight into building a multinational, omnichannel, technology-focused powerhouse. All industry leaders can benefit from Charles's analysis of how to address opportunities and challenges in our industry."
Drucker's keynote will address critical topics for payments leaders at SLF, like mergers and partnerships, the changing sales channel and the role of ISVs in disrupting existing models, and the new expectations of merchants in a tech-driven economy.
"Our SLF event is all about networking with and learning from the leaders and innovators in our industry. The best and the brightest are all at SLF, and Charles will help us all understand what's next in payments technology and how to profit from it," Oxman said.
Created especially for top-tier payments industry leaders and innovators, ETA's Strategic Leadership Forum has been customized to provide optimal experiences for new relationships, new thinking, and new strategies. Taking place at the Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort in Dana Point, California, veterans will share the stage and space at SLF with the industry's new entrepreneurs in an engaging oceanside setting.
SLF is generously sponsored by Worldpay, Mastercard, Visa, Global Payments Inc., Arnall Golden Gregory LLP, Bank of America Merchant Services, Discover Global Network, and Old Line Bank. Click here to learn more.
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 $6 trillion in purchases in the U.S. and deploying payments innovation to merchants and consumers.
SOURCE Electronic Transactions Association (ETA)