Patrick Gauthier is the Vice President of Amazon Pay. He isresponsible for leading Amazon’s payment services for 3rd party merchantsglobally.
Patrick is a 20-year veteran of the payments and ecommerce industry. Mostrecently he was General Manager, Emerging Retail Solutions at PayPal where hemanaged PayPal’s prepaid, gift and demand generation businesses. Patrick hasalso held executive positions in innovation, product, sales and corporatedevelopment at Visa, Schlumberger, and Silicon Valley mobile and e-commercestartups.
Patrick has held positions on the board of directors of, mFormation (mobiledevice management); Arcot (authentication); mTLD (Domain name); Upek(Biometrics); Humetrix.net. (eHealth), Tyfone (NFC), Sequent Software (MobileSecurity) and SecureKey (Identity management). He is also a Foreign TradeAdvisor to the France Ministry of Economy (Conseiller du Commerce Exterieur dela France).
Patrick holds a Master’s degree in Telecommunications Engineering from TelecomSud Paris in France.