Tim Sloane

Tim Sloane

VP, Payments Innovation

Mercator Advisory Group

Tim is Vice President of Payments Innovation at Mercator Advisory Group and guides research in the many complex technologies impacting payments including biometrics, identity management, blockchain, tokenization, machine learning and smart cloud technology, to name a few.

Tim’s background includes management of a software Research & Development organization responsible for developing and certifying international data communications products including X.509, TCP/IP, SMTP and others. Tim started with Mercator in 2004 as Director of the Debit Advisory Service, created the Prepaid Advisory Service in 2005, became VP of Payments Innovation and established the machine learning platform for Gray Owl Networks.

Tim has been an expert witness in federal and state courts, contributed to FDIC research, and is widely quoted in both financial and industry press, including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, American Banker, and Digital Transactions.