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Title: Payments Technology at Visa: Overview and Challenges
Dr. Waqar Hasan, Visa
Date & Time: October 29, 2014 14:30
Venue: Conference Room, C Block, 01st Floor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Kanwal Rekhi (KReSIT) Building
We will provide an introduction to payments technology that forms the backbone of the world’s financial systemsin an increasingly digital world. We will also discuss technical opportunities and challenges with a focus on data and security.
Speaker Profile:
Waqar Hasan currently serves as Senior Vice President of Data at Visa and is responsible for the data platform and data-intensive applications such as risk management, loyalty and business intelligence. Prior to Visa, Waqar was CEO and founder of InsightsOne,a big data predictive analytics startup backed by premier venture capital that was successfully acquired by Apigee. Waqar built and managed Yahoo!’s data platform as Vice President from 2004 to 2009. Earlier, he founded DB Wizards, a startup that failed and prior to that worked at Informix as an architect and a researcher at HP Labs and IBM Almaden. Waqar graduated from IIT Kanpur with a B.Tech in Computer Science. He holds a PhD in Computer Science from Stanford University.
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