Kamran Shahin, Vice President of Blockchain Product Development & Innovation, Mastercard
Kamran is the Vice President of Blockchain Product Development & Innovation at Mastercard, focused on the strategy, business development and commercialization of Mastercard’s Blockchain efforts in Middle East and Africa.
Kamran has been in the industry since 1999, and prior to Mastercard he spent a decade at IBM in the roles of consultative sales and solution architect with a focus on cloud, blockchain, digital business automation, big data, analytics, and AI for clients in the public, banking, and communications sectors. At IBM Kamran spent 3 years working with the IBM Blockchain task force in the Middle East, and participated in several blockchain engagements across a variety of use cases and industries.
Kamran has a Bachelors in Computer Science and an MBA from Institute of Business Management, Karachi, Pakistan.