Vice President, Industry Standards, Mastercard
Adam Sommer is Vice President, Industry Standards at Mastercard. He is responsible for the evolution and deployment of industry security standards, the Mastercard Site Data Protection (SDP) Program, and the Global Vendor Certification Program (GVCP). Mr. Sommer represents Mastercard on the executive committee and management committee of the PCI Security Standards Council.
Mr. Sommer has over 15 years’ experience in the payments industry with Mastercard. He holds a Master of Arts in International Affairs from Washington University, a MBA from Mayville University, and a BA in Accounting from Fontbonne University. Mr. Sommer holds numerous security certifications including CISSP, CISM, CISA, CDPSE, and CRISC.