Alison is a senior payments and ecommerce leader with 20+ years’ experience defining and delivering board mandated initiatives. She heads strategic development at Trust Payments where she is responsible for acquisitions and group wide strategic growth initiatives. Prior to Trust, she was COO at mobile payments startup Mishipay where she successfully raised Series A funding and grew the team from 6 to 38. She started her career in ecommerce and spent several years at Amazon and eBay before moving into the world of mobile and contactless payments. Alison is also on the global advisory board of non-profit TechnoServe, and serves as a mentor and board advisor for retail and payment startups that have gone through the Lafayette Plug and Play Accelerator program in Paris and Munich.