Patrick Gauthier

VP of Amazon Pay, Amazon

Patrick is the Vice President of External Payment Services at Amazon. He is a 20-year veteran of the payments and ecommerce industry. Previous to his current role he was General Manager, Emerging Retail Solutions at PayPal where he managed PayPal’s prepaid, gift and demand generation businesses. He has also held executive positions in innovation, product, sales and corporate development at Visa, Schlumberger, and Silicon Valley mobile and e-commerce startups. Patrick has held positions on the board of directors of, mFormation (mobile device management); Arcot (authentication); mTLD (Domain name); Upek (Biometrics); (eHealth), Tyfone (NFC), Sequent Software (Mobile Security) and SecureKey (Identity management). He is also a Foreign Trade Advisor to the France Ministry of Economy (Conseiller du Commerce Exterieur de la France).

Breakout Sessions VI
Winning Solutions
Connected Commerce
Voice-based personal assistants are opening up an entirely new frontier in commerce and are arguably one of the most important developments in the industry today. In this session, we'll hear how payments are being integrated as part of new conversational commerce offerings.