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David Galvan
VP Digital Partnerships at Mastercard


David Galvan is a payments, technology and internet veteran, with over 25 years of business and operating experience in Silicon Valley.  He is currently VP of Digital Partnerships and Start-Up Engagement for MasterCard International, where he focuses on digital partnerships, alliances, mentorship and investments with emerging companies in the Fintech space.  Prior to that, Galvan was Senior Vice President of Business Development and Strategy for 24 Hour Fitness, the largest privately owned U.S. fitness club chain in the United States, serving nearly four million members in more than 420 clubs. Galvan was hired by Private Equity firm Forstmann Little to prep the Company for sale after a failed attempt in 2012.  Galvan oversaw business and operational management of the 24HF Personal Fitness Business, Retail Business, Corp/Healthcare Sales, Sponsorship Sales, and Real Estate Development Team.  He was also responsible for all new and legacy deals and strategic partnerships for entire Company.  24 Hour Fitness was successfully sold to an investor group led by AEA Investors for $1.85B in June 2014, after which the Forstmann Little team sold their stakes and left the organization.

Before 24HF, Galvan was the President/Head of BD at Schedulicity, a leading online scheduling service for appointment-based businesses.  Galvan has also held senior leadership and operating roles at Topix, InfoGroup, Yahoo, AOL/Netscape, and Motorola.

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Agenda Sessions

  • Keynote Address: Harnessing AI To Centralize Data And Exceed Your Business Goals

  • Leaders Debate: How New Technologies & New Competitors Will Solve Payments Pain Points Both Online And At Point Of Sale


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