Karen Webster


Karen Webster is one of the world’s leading experts on platform innovation and emerging payments and a strategic advisor to CEOs and Boards of global players in the payments and commerce space. As the Founder of Market Platform Dynamics, she works extensively with the most innovative players in the payments, financial services, mobile, B2B, digital media and technology sectors to identify, ignite and monetize innovation. Karen also serves on the boards of a number of emerging companies, helping innovators develop and implement business strategies that drive market adoption for their products and services.

Karen is also an entrepreneur herself, who has successfully founded and launched several new ventures in the loyalty, digital media, and contextual commerce sectors, including PYMNTS.com – the largest global B2B media platform covering payments, commerce retail and financial services innovation.

Her weekly columns on payments and commerce innovation are published on Mondays and can be found here.