Rodrigo Meireles, Visa’s Head of Mobile Product for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), sees announcements like these having a positive impact on his market, as Visa works to partner with financial institutions, mobile operators and mobile manufacturers in key countries like Brazil, Mexico, Peru and Colombia:
The recent Better Than Cash Alliance launch event in New York City brought together governments, the development community, and the private sector–all aligned around a common goal to shift the world from cash to electronic payments.
We took this opportunity to gather unique perspectives from global leaders tackling this important issue. Following our set of interviews with leaders from the development community, our next set of international perspectives come from government officials who represent countries that have made commitments to transition to electronic payments, including:
Carolina Trivelli, Development and Social Inclusion, Peru
Florencio Abad, Philippine Secretary of Budget and Management
Dr. Geoffrey Mwau, Economic Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Kenya