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Denise Press

2017 Speaker

DENISE PRESS is the vice president, National account lead with MasterCard. She is responsible for leading the end to end payments strategy and P&L with top customers at Mastercard.  In her seventeen years at Mastercard, Press has held a variety of key leadership positions from country management in Latin America and the Caribbean to product management and led strategic customer engagements across the globe.  Prior to joining Mastercard, Press worked in advertising and direct response marketing. With an emphasis in payments, she has worked across various channels including retail and commercial banking covering marketing, sales, delivery, and risk to business operations.  A customer centered approach is core to Press’ value of forging solid and trusted partnerships.  She has earned the highest accolades from the Mastercard President’s award to the esteemed Mastercard Global Sales award. She has a passion for the entrepreneurial spirit, diversity and mentoring. She sits on the advisory board for INCubatoredu (Northbrook) and leads a local program for young entrepreneurs.  Press graduated from University of California at Davis and lives in Chicago with her husband and two daughters. @mastercard