Sherri Haymond is Group Head/Senior Vice President, Digital Channels at MasterCard, where she is responsible for managing MasterCardâ€™s relationships with key digital channel partners (including device manufacturers, global telcos, wallet operators, trusted service managers, and other key non-financial players), and for creating and implementing MasterCardâ€™s framework for digital activity. Sherri joined MasterCard in 2010 as Global Core Products Counsel supporting the Global Debit, Prepaid and ATM Networks teams. In 2011, she began leading the legal team that supports Emerging Payments & MasterCard Labs, where she played a key role in the development of MasterPass, the MasterCard Digital Enablement Service, industry Tokenization Standards, and Simplify Commerce.
Before MasterCard, Sherri took some time off from practicing law and worked as an investment banker at Banc of America Securities focusing on mortgages, and at Breeden Capital Management as an equity investment analyst focusing on payments companies. She started her career as a Corporate Finance lawyer at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom and Wolf, Block, Schorr & Solis-Cohen, where she gained experience working on venture capital transactions, as well as public and private debt and equity offerings.