"Stephane Wyper is the Global Lead for MasterCard Start Path, the company’s effort to support early stage startups around the world. The cutting-edge program offers customized support, operational mentorship and expertise to startups to put them on the path to success and accelerate the future of commerce. Stephane joined MasterCard in 2012 as Senior Business Leader, Strategy Integration and Investment Analysis within Global Products and Services. In that role, he primarily supported emerging payments and Labs leadership teams in the evaluation and completion of strategic Stephane has more than 12 years’ experience in corporate strategy and development, specifically covering the financial services and payments space globally. He has held key roles at both global corporations and consulting firms including Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi and Capgemini, executing critical strategic initiatives and M&A activities. Stephane has a passion for startups, both acting as a startup mentor and advisor. He also serves as a board member for Europe’s leading startup FinTech accelerator. Stephane has a Masters in International Business from the University of Edinburgh, UK."