Robert Martin Vice President of Security Solutions, North America / Ingenico Group

Dr. Robert Martin serves as Vice President of Security Solutions, North America / Ingenico Group. Dr. Martin is active within the industry security bodies such as PCI and has been involved in the technical and product end of the payments business since 2000. Prior to joining Ingenico Group, he had been leading the terminal and mobile product line of business at Apriva. He also led the North American software group at Hypercom from 2001 to 2006 and managed global application development. 

Dr. Martin earned a Ph.D. in Physics from the College of William and Mary and an MBA from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University with his bachelor’s degree from Washington University in St. Louis.

Rémi Geraud Cryptography and security expert, Ingenico Labs

Rémi Géraud has been a cryptography and security expert in the Advanced Research team of Ingenico’s innovation lab since its creation in 2015. Our team focuses on bleeding-edge research and fundamental building blocks for current and next-generation products, in order to keep ahead in terms of technology and security.

Sangeetha Narasimhan Regional Marketing Director, EMEA / Ingenico Retail SMB

Sangeetha leads the marketing function at Ingenico across Europe for the small and medium businesses division. Sangeetha brings a combination of marketing, payments and eCommerce expertise to Ingenico. She focusses extensively on helping build thought leadership and expert guidance to online businesses on International expansion, mobile payment experience, checkout conversion, fraud prevention and other aspects of payments that can help businesses grow further. In her current role, she is passionate about using data and customer insights to help small and medium retailers grow their business. 

Sangeetha holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Visual Communication from Loyola College, India and a Masters in International Business & Management from Sheffield Hallam University in the UK. She can be found on twitter @sangeethacn and on Linkedin here where you can find her discussing best practices in marketing, payments, ecommerce as well as cricket, football, books, gender diversity and inclusiveness .

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Sasha Pons Product Director at Ingenico

Sasha Pons joined Ingenico ePayments in September 2016 as Product Director, Fraud and Alternative Payment Method. Sasha has spent more than 10 years working in cyber security, fraud prevention, infrastructure, privacy and compliance within international eCommerce. His expertise spans across the travel, retail, pharmaceutical and technology industries. 

Sasha strongly believes that trust is the cornerstone of FinTech and being able to articulate a pragmatic and efficient cyber security and fraud prevention strategy is a key competitive differentiator. Because of this, his focus is on building the most data and performance driven product, with the best possible UX for both Ingenico ePayments’ merchants and their consumers. Prior to joining Ingenico ePayments, Sasha worked for Booking.com. He is a French native and has lived in the Netherlands for the last five years.

Sharan Shah Product Manager / Ingenico ePayments

As a Product Manager for Ingenico, Sharan is focused specifically on Ecommerce Platforms and the adoption of Ingenico SMB Online with best in class Ecommerce platforms.  

Sharan has extensive experience and knowledge of setting up Ecommerce Operations ground up. He spent five years building and scaling global Ecommerce infrastructure for a film and video equipment OEM. He is well versed with all elements of being an Ecommerce merchant and has spent a lot of time working on Magento and Shopify along with multiple PSPs. This is what led him to Ingenico to expand the ultimate payments experience through all the top Ecommerce platforms. 

Sharan also mentors startups on Ecommerce and Growth Strategies at a Belgian Accelerator. 

Sharan is a Software Engineer and holds a Master’s Degree from Vlerick Business School. 

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Simon Fairbairn Head of Professional Services, EMEA for Terminals, Solutions and Services at Ingenico, a Worldline brand

As the Professional Services lead for EMEA, Simon Fairbairn's role is to help our customers look to the future, craft strategies to develop their business and apply technologies and services to reinvent and re-imagine how they make good on their payment vision. Simon has 26 years of experience in technology, consulting and finance environments, where he’s worked to secure sustainable growth, cost reduction and profit improvement with a focus on delivering results through effective leadership and the adoption of innovative technologies.

Simon is passionate about helping our customers navigate the complexity of the payments landscape and drawing on the full breadth of Ingenico’s expertise to help them solve their problems, realise their opportunities and create value wherever we can touch their business.

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