Ali Raza is a senior card and payments consultant with experience in the US and international markets leading major projects at Big Four and boutique consultancies. His focus is on strategic planning and implementation across the payments value chain assisting clients improve their market position, accelerate revenue / profit growth, and scale their operations, risk, and technology infrastructure. He has helped numerous clients modernize their payments business with a focus on mobile and digital innovation and delivery. Most recently Ali has been doing work in the Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) sector as well as helping financial institutions with their payments transformation initiatives.
Ali brings a global viewpoint and perspective gained through over one hundred consulting engagements and industry experience across twenty countries. Clients have included global payments companies, leading banks, international payments networks, merchants, e-commerce companies, fintech companies, and investment firms.
Ali is active in the payments, fintech, and startup community and supports FinTech Atlanta as co-lead of the Innovation workgroup. Previously he served as a member on the Federal Reserve’s Faster Payments Task Force.
Ali holds a BA in Economics from Reed College.