2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Presented by: McDonald’s

Payments in the Fast Lane

Sunday, March 13
12:30PM - 1:30PM

Hilton Austin Downtown
Room 408
500 E 4th St

It was just a few years ago that credit cards made cash obsolete, and now, mobile payments are rendering credit cards obsolete. And with new technologies like Apple Pay, Hands Free and Google Wallet popping up all the time, retailers are given boundless opportunities to provide their customers with even more speed and convenience. Hear from Julia Vander Ploeg, McDonald’s US VP of Digital, along with Lara Balazs from Visa, and Mary Kay Bowman from Square, around how new mobile payment systems are enabling companies to better serve their customers, and what the future could hold for these cashless transactions.

Hashtags: #sxsw


Julia Vander Ploeg

US VP of Digital

McDonald's Corporation

Lara Balazs at SXSW

Lara Balazs

SVP/Head of North America Mktg

Visa Inc

Mary Kay Bowman

Head of Payments


Samantha Murphy Kelly

Deputy Technology Editor



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