James Wester at THINK 18 Studio

James Wester is responsible for the global payments practice of IDC Financial Insights, whose research and consulting capabilities assist financial services businesses and IT leaders in making more effective technology decisions. His core research coverage includes the evolution of payments networks and technology, developing fraud and security risks, and legal and regulatory issues. Based on his background covering the mobile payments space, Wester’s research also includes a particular emphasis on mobile and alternative payment methods and the threats and opportunities now facing the entire payments ecosystem from evolving mobile technologies. James Wester joined Jean Chatzky in the THINK 18 Studio and shared his insights on the future of payments and his outlook for 2030. [soundcloud_ultimate track=https://soundcloud.com/co-op-think/james-wester-at-the-studio-think-18]