Amy leads a global team to identify, mentor and partner with leading later stage startups and Fintech innovators through the award winning Mastercard Start Path program. An experienced leader driven by a passion for new technology, Amy’s career has spanned corporate, startup and university sectors and she has a track record in strategic partnerships, innovation management, venture investing, business development and IP & technology licensing. Amy has a PhD in computational linguistics from Cardiff University and is passionate about making the world of technology fully inclusive. Originally from the UK she now calls Ireland home, living in Dublin with her husband and son.
Mastercard is a global technology company in the payments industry. Our mission is to connect and power an inclusive, digital economy that benefits everyone, everywhere by making transactions safe, simple, smart and accessible. Using secure data and networks, partnerships and passion, our innovations and solutions help individuals, financial institutions, governments and businesses realize their greatest potential. Our decency quotient, or DQ, drives our culture and everything we do inside and outside of our company. With connections across more than 210 countries and territories, we are building a sustainable world that unlocks priceless possibilities for all.