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

Taiwan Cards

The Taiwanese cards and payments industry demonstrated regular growth over the past few years, with the growth encouraged by a number of factors such as banking infrastructure development and growing awareness of electronic payments. Besides, wider acceptance of payment cards at POS terminals and wider adoption of contactless cards also supported the industry growth.