Mark Crager is Head of Emerging Products Sales which focuses on the commercialization of key initiatives spanning Visa’s Mobile and Internet Commerce, the V.me Digital Wallet, Visa Personal Payments, and Visa Information Products including the Visa Offers and Loyalty solutions. Prior to this role, he was Head of Prepaid Sales and Vice President of Merchant Sales. He works with a variety of new and established merchants, corporations and financial institutions to integrate Visa products and services that in turn provide benefit to Visa Financial Institutions, cardholders and the merchant/supplier community. Mark brings significant sales management and business development experience in the financial services, consumer packaged goods and consumer electronics industries.
Prior to joining Visa, Mark was national sales director for an entertainment software division of Sony Corporation of America. He has also launched new divisions and a variety of product lines for Johnson & Johnson and Nestle Foods in the consumer packaged goods industry. Mark holds a bachelor’s of science degree in Business Administration and Marketing from California State University at Chico. He is based in Visa’s headquarters in Foster City, CA.
About Visa Inc.
Visa is the world’s leading payment brand and largest consumer payment system, enabling banks to provide their consumer and merchant customers with the best way to pay and be paid. More than 14,000 U.S. financial institutions rely on Visa’s processing system, VisaNet, to facilitate over $2 trillion in annual transaction volume - including more than half of all Internet payments - with virtually 100 percent reliability. U.S. consumers carry more than 500 million Visa-branded smart, credit, commercial, prepaid and check cards, accepted at approximately 22 million locations worldwide. Visa has long led the industry in developing payment security standards, and has been named the most trusted payment brand online. Visa’s people, partnerships, brand and payment technology are helping to create universal commerce - the ability to safely conduct transactions anytime, anywhere and by any device.