Eric Grover

Eric Grover

Principal

Intrepid Ventures

Eric Grover is Principal at Intrepid Ventures, advising firms in and serving and investing in payments. He’s a payments thought leader with a comprehensive understanding of the global payment network and processing space, including each stage in the value chain: credit, debit and prepay issuing, issuer processing, traditional and alternative networks, and merchant acquiring and processing.

Grover is an expert on network competitive dynamics and the unprecedented wave of innovation stressing and enhancing the payments industry, was the first to publicly make the case for banks demutualizing MasterCard and Visa, is the world's foremost independent authority on interchange and interchange regulation, and is an evangelist for open, commercial payments markets and light regulation. Previously, he’s worked for Visa, GE Consumer Finance, BofA, NationsBank, and Transamerica.