Aidoo Osei (AO) is the Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy at Global Payments. In this role, he has focused on incubating new lines of business and developing new partner ecosystems for our integrated payments and commerce enablement initiatives in North America.
In his six years at GP, he has worked in Global Product, Vertical Market & Software Solutions and now Corporate Strategy spearheading strategic programs and cross-BU initiatives. AO most notably helped establish GP as the Official Commerce Partner at Mercedes Benz Stadium (home of the Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta United sports teams) in 2021. He is a champion of innovation initiatives in autonomous retail, biometric payments, and IOT payments. AO is an advocate for corporate innovation and sits on the board of the Barcelona Payment Innovation Hub in Spain.
Prior to joining Global, AO has held leadership roles in product strategy and business development at Intel Corporation, Qualcomm Inc.,Truist Bank and Bank of America where he has specialized in rapid-prototyping, R&D commercialization. AO completed his studies at Eastern Michigan University, The University of Michigan (Go Blue) and New York University. He currently resides in metro Atlanta, GA where he enjoys raising three wonderful children and volunteering on the Board of local non-profit organization - Caring for Others, Inc.
Monday, December 4
US/Central from 11 :30 AM to 11 :50 PM ( 12 hrs 20 mins )
[Main Stage Panel] Open Innovation Spotlight: Leveraging External Ecosystems & The "Intrapraneurial "Spirit to Drive CX Innovation
In a business landscape dominated by rapid consumer demand, product development and hype cycles, there has never been more pressure to innovate - particularly in the areas of product development and customer experience innovation. But as budgets remain tight and internal resources and bandwidth remain limited and stretched, forward looking companies can benefit from engaging external ecosystems and empowering its own corporate "intrapraneurs" to marshal knowledge, resources and capabilities both internally and externally to drive innovation forward. Join these leading open innovation "intrapraneurs" as they discuss their roadmaps and frameworks for innovation.