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You're invited to Xpand's Mobile and Online Payments Meet up!

8th Nov 2014


The payments landscape is an ever evolving beast, most notably in recent times due to the swift advancement of the Mobile and Online payments sector. The industry has also had a huge amount of buzz of late, particularly due to Apple’s first foray into mobile payment technology, resulting in a further revving up of the competition and a quickening of the already rapid pace with which tech’s heavy hitters- along with many up and comers, are advancing to dominate both the mobile and online payments industry and make their systems the best, most efficient and user friendly.

With all these seismic changes within the payments sector and with Mobile and Online payment’s enormous potential only just starting to be realised, this landscape makes for an incredibly important and topical area of conversation.

As a result, Xpand’s own Andrew Blades, David Cooney and Juliet Baker have to decided to host what promises to be both a fascinating and informative evening centred on these core topics.

The event will be held on Thursday the 20th of November from 6pm, at Xpand’s converted woolshed to warehouse style HQ in Millers Point. The session will be largely interactive, with a panel of exceptional key speakers from within the industry and will be followed by plenty of networking time, with all drinks and food provided by Xpand.

Our amazing panel includes; Amor Sexton, Digital Currency Lawyer, Adroit Lawyers,


Amor provides advice to businesses that are commercialising blockchain technology. These commercial ventures range from bitcoin exchanges and cryptocurrency payment platforms to mobile payment devices and cryptosecurities trading platforms. As an advisor to both individual businesses and the industry bodies, Amor understands the full range of regulatory issues that confront digital currency businesses and the impact of these regulations in a commercial context.

Daniel Nelson, PayPal/Braintree Head of Enterprise Development,


Daniel Nelson is an engineer, mobile commerce champion, and big data expert heading up PayPal’s Braintree Enterprise Business in Australia. Throughout his career Daniel has helped some of Australia’s most recognised brands advance their approach to commerce in an increasingly innovative market.

Braintree is disrupting the global payments industry by delivering sophisticated payment tools that enable next generation purchasing experiences. In particular frictionless mobile first experiences that surprise and delight customers. The potential of these capabilities can be seen at: Uber, Dropbox, LivingSocial, Airbnb, OpenTable and

From a foundation of an Engineering Computer Science degree, Daniel got his start as a Software Engineer then was quickly drawn towards commerce and the convergence of technology and user experience. Daniel’s role as Head of Braintree Enterprise is to partner with industry leaders to enable next generation customer experiences though payments leadership & innovation.

Phillip Finnegan, Clear2Pay Asia Pacific General Manager - Australia, New Zealand & SE Asia,


Passionate about Payments Technology, Phillip is currently the leader for Clear2Pay, An FIS Company, business in Australia and across SE Asia.  Working closely with Banks, processors and a broad range of payments companies he has been a leader in payments projects across the region involving a range of customer solutions from core systems through to digital channels.

This group will be Invaluable to those that work within the cards or payments domain, either from a technical or business point of view and will be a great opportunity to network, interact, share knowledge and gain further insight into this constantly changing industry. If you fit into this spectrum, please do come along, we would love to have you in attendance!

If you would like to attend and/ or would like some more info, please email your details to and an invitation will be sent to you, with further information.