Robert McKinley, Senior Analyst/Editor Robert McKinley, with 33 years experience covering payment cards and payment systems, is Senior Analyst/Editor for CardFlash and other payments-related publications. He is the retired founder and chief executive of RAM Research, CardWeb and CardTrak. McKinley served as an expert witness in 100+ litigations including two multi-$billion trials, testified before the U.S. Congress, chaired multiple payments conferences, hired as consultant by Fortune 100 companies and several overseas financial institutions. Full Bio: www.rbm4.com

MAB Prepaid MC

Myanmar Apex Bank has teamed with MasterCard to develop the local payments infrastructure with the launch of new prepaid card. MasterCard has launched prepaid cards together with Co-operative Bank Ltd, Kanbawza Bank, Ayeyarwady Bank, and Myanmar Citizen Bank with 2C2P, the last of which was also Myanmar’s first smartphone-enabled prepaid card.