Mohammad Khan is a recognized leader in the payment industry. Khan co-founded NFC industry pioneer ViVOtech in 2001. As its President and board member for 11 years, Khan evangelized the contactless-NFC technology in the payment industry, and paved the road for mobile payments like Apple Pay & Google Wallet by deploying first million NFC readers at a wide range of leading brand merchants in 35 countries. ViVOtech also developed mobile wallet and card provisioning infrastructure software that was used for multiple mobile payment field trials by leading ecosystem players globally.
Prior to starting ViVOtech, Khan spent 15 years at VeriFone joining in its early stage in 1983 where he worked in various management roles including head of International products during company’s expansion from one to close 100 countries. Khan was also co-founder of the Internet Commerce division at VeriFone, the main driver of its acquisition by HP for $1.2 billion in 1997. Mohammad Khan has been recognized as a “Mover and Shaker” and “Leader” of the Electronic Payments Industry by the industry publications, has evangelized mobile payments at dozens of industry conferences, and has been quoted in 100 plus publications and newspapers worldwide. Khan also received outstanding smart card achievement (OSCA) award from Smart Card Alliance. Khan has been granted with more than 20 US patents in mobile payments and marketing, and is listed in additional 25 US patent applications pending. Khan is currently a board member for SimplyTapp, and board advisor for Poynt, Paycons, and another undisclosed public company. Khan is also co-founder and board member of OmnyPay, a stealth startup in payments to be announced at Money 20/20 in October 2015. Khan holds a master's degree in electrical engineering from the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
Speaker at Money20/20 Europe 2016
Moderator at Money20/20 Las Vegas 2014