Peter Gordon is head of Emerging Money Movement at U.S. Bank, the fifth-largest commercial bank in the United States. He joined the bank in October 2019 and leads strategy and development efforts for money movement products and services, including Zelle® and real-time payments (RTP®).
A real-time payments veteran with more than 30 years of experience in financial services, Gordon was previously chief revenue officer at PayFi, where he oversaw the firm’s work in providing businesses and banks with real-time money movement solutions through simple APIs. He has also held leadership roles at Mastercard, Santander, RBS Citizens, eCom Advisors and FIS. Gordon was the founder and general manager of FIS PayNet, the first U.S.-based global real-time payment network, and was also a founder and served as a board member of First Commons Bank from 2009 until it was sold to Brookline Bank in Boston in March 2018.
His work has had a global reach, spanning markets in Brazil, the European Union, India, and the United Kingdom. Additionally, he was one of 18 steering committee members of the Federal Reserve Faster Payments Task Force, which developed the initial criteria and the CFPB guiding principles on RTP and faster payments.
Gordon earned his MBA from The Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College, and his bachelor’s degree from Syracuse University.