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Russell Schwartz

Senior Director - Payments Product Management at TIAA

Russell is a Payments Industry Innovator specializing in Payment Product Strategy, Platform Development and Project Implementation for card, funds transfer, and payment capabilities. Having worked in the payments industry for over 25 years, he has a diverse background in many areas associated with new product development and product management.  His areas of expertise include Strategic Planning, Marketing, Financial Analysis, Operations and Process Management, and User Experience Platform Development.  Many of his roles have focused on launching new products in entrepreneurial environments and working on cross-functional teams of internal and external partners to achieve project success.  Currently, Russell is working on digitizing payment processing and exploring blockchain to improve cross platform transfers.  Russell has a BA in Economics from Hobart and William Smith Colleges and a MBA from NYU Stern School of Business.