Group Executive, Information Services
Gary Kearns is Group Executive, Information Services for MasterCard Advisors. He has global responsibility for leading efforts to directly monetize differentiated data assets, drive growth within core target areas and identify new revenue opportunities in emerging segments at MasterCard. MasterCard data assets encompass 1.9 billion cards representing 30 million merchants and 80 billion transactions.
Prior to joining MasterCard, Gary spent five years as president, Decision Analytics North America at Experian. In that capacity, he was responsible for leading B2B software and predictive analytics businesses serving financial institutions, government agencies, asset managers, retailers, utilities and telecom companies. He also was managing director and global leader for Risk Solutions at Standard & Poor's. Prior to that, Gary spent twenty years in the banking industry including positions as Deputy CEO and Senior Lending Officer at Bank Austria Creditanstalt USA and Executive Vice President at FleetBoston Financial Corp.
Gary holds a B.S. in International Finance from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service. He also attended the Advanced Management Program at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.