Andrea Gilman is the senior vice president of new payments and commercial products in the North American region; she is responsible for creating product and commercialization strategies that will drive significant growth from real time payments and b2b payments. Previously, she was senior vice president of business transformation for Franchise Development where she led a global change effort across the payments industry to expand the account number (BIN) supply and ensure that customers are prepared for growth and innovation in digital payments.

With a passion for tackling ambitious challenges, building powerful cross-functional partnerships and leading from strategy through to execution, Andrea has held several positions at Mastercard across product development, operations and go-to-market. She led the Global Marketing and Product Integration team for Prepaid Management Services, creating unique offerings and winning new business by leveraging the best capabilities of Mastercard and Access Prepaid. In her previous role, Andrea delivered on a global product roadmap to enable simpler, more efficient ways to shop and redeem offers in the Digital Payments group.

Before joining Mastercard, Andrea held marketing roles at Time Warner, IBM and She holds a Master of Business Administration from New York University, Leonard N. Stern School of Business with a concentration in Technology and Marketing, and a Bachelor of Arts from Bowdoin College, magna cum laude. A founding member of World 50’s Women Executive group, she enjoys spending time with family, learning to play golf and meditating.