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Megan Heinze

Verified Thinkfluencer
President, Payment Services, North America


Megan Heinze is President of IDEMIA’s Payment Services Business Unit. Leveraging her experience in banking, technology and payments, Megan is responsible for growing IDEMIA’s business within the Payment Ecosystem and Financial Institutions. As President, she manages the P&L and directs the identification and implementation of projects that deliver innovation, efficiency, and profit.

A veteran of more than 25 years in the banking and finance sectors, Megan is known as a thought leader and advocate for breakthrough ideas. Prior to joining IDEMIA, she held senior management positions with several of the country’s largest banking and processing institutions, and led programs in sales and marketing, enterprise transformation, and business strategy.

Since she joined IDEMIA in 2017, Megan has been championing the transition from the physical world of payment cards and identification to the digital world, which includes the use of biometrics for payments, physical and logical access control, digital payment provisioning, digital identity and tokenization. She has appeared on the stage at Money 2020 USA, and has spoken at influential venues such as ETA TRANSACT, Fintech South, Smart Cities Barcelona and the Payments Summit. Beyond speaking, she has been published and quoted in articles regarding Banking, Cards, Fintechs and Biometrics In 2020, she co-launched Women in IDEMIA Network (WIN), an employee resource group, to foster diversity, provide leadership training, develop mentorship programs and motivate all colleagues to take charge of their futures. Megan is an active Executive Board Member of Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) as well as Secretary & Board Member of the Secure Technology Alliance. In 2022 and 2023, she has been the co-host for the Georgia Technology Summit, which is the largest technology leader event in Georgia.

Megan holds a BA from Northwestern University, and an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.