Jonathan Marcus’ career in general management, partnerships and marketing spans over more than 20 years in both the U.S. and international payments arenas. As an independent consultant, Jonathan has been advising early stage, start up and established organizations within the payments and fintech arenas with strategic business plans, go-to-market execution, product development, strategic alliances as well as business/corporate development efforts. Previously, Jonathan was the Chairman, President and CEO of Card One Plus, Ltd in Canada – a technology provider to the global prepaid card industry with particular focus on B-to-B distribution channels. He was also head of the global co-branding group at MasterCard Worldwide (New York), having built a global business development team for the organization’s newly formed group which produced nearly 100 strategic alliances between banks and on-line/offline merchant partners. Jonathan has also held positions with Advanta (Germany), MBNA (now Bank of America) and First USA (now Chase Card Services), AIG and Mortgage Express, Ltd. (UK).