Maria Smith

Former VP, Disney
Former VP, Starbucks
A global enterprise payment, rewards and stored value executive with 20+ years of Fortune 100 experience. Areas of expertise include: consumer financial products (e.g., co-branded cards, gift cards, debit), payments networks, mobile payments, emerging payment types (e.g., digital assets/crypto) and technology (e.g., blockchain, real-time-payments), and merchant acquiring. Key skills include: finance, accounting, decision support, business development and deal negotiations. Emerging-tech entrepreneur advisor in general business practices, building teams, and specialty areas of payment and rewards/loyalty.