About Samantha Jacobs

Samantha Jacobs is the former director of business development EMEA for award-winning merchant acquiring bank Credorax Group. She focused on developing new partnerships in the region and new currency-related products within the organization. Samantha previously served as a global account manager for e-commerce PSP GlobalCollect, where she won the Chairman’s award in her first year. She holds a BA from New York University and an MBA from Erasmus University in the Netherlands.

The World E-Commerce Summit by Lafferty: Takeaways

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This month I was privileged to be one of the keynote speakers at Lafferty’s exquisite London event, The World E-Commerce Summit. This thought-leadership driven event included a hand-picked group of speakers, representing the movers, shakers and innovators across the payments ecosystem. From IBM to Visa to Tufts University, there was an interesting mix of diverse speakers.

For someone who found the payments space a few years earlier during a trek up Mount Kilimanjaro (that story is for a separate and later blog), speaking at an event was a dream come true.  I wanted to share the broader themes of this intimate event, enjoy!

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