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Smart Card Alliance to focus on Mobile and NFC

Thursday 24 May 2012

The Council, which has attracted over 60 organizations and more than 120 individuals to date, will focus on:

  • Providing educational resources for organizations offering or implementing NFC applications and services to foster deployment of NFC technology in the marketplace,
  • Providing a business-focused organization where all industry stakeholders can collaborate, network, share implementation experiences, and discuss new mobile and NFC applications,
  • Identifying and collaborating with other industry organizations to discuss, define and promote standards for NFC application implementations.

Members of the Mobile and NFC Council 2012/2013 Steering Committee are:

  • Trusted service managers: Amol Deshmukh, Gemalto; Sridher Swaminathan, First Data,
  • NFC chip and secure element manufacturers: Scott Allan, NXP Semiconductors; Brent Bowen, INSIDE Secure,
  • NFC tag suppliers: Rob Zivney, Identive,
  • NFC security/testing/certification labs: Berend van Geffen, Collis,
  • Consultants/consulting firms/mobile solutions evangelists: Deborah Baxley, Capgemini; Nick Norman, Consult Hyperion,
  • Systems integrators: Doug Morgan, C-SAM,
  • Financial institutions: Peter Ho, Wells Fargo; Scott Rau, Chase,
  • Payment brands: Josh Kessler, MasterCard Worldwide; Chandra Srivastava, Visa,
  • POS equipment supplier: JC Raynon, VeriFone; Gerald Schoenecker, Ingenico,
  • Value-added service providers: Javed Chaudry, ViVOtech; David deKozan, Cubic Transportation Systems.