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‘We take a portfolio approach, like a venture capital firm’: Amex Digital Labs’ Matt Sueoka

  • Amex Digital Labs develops, invests, and partners to create new form factors for payments.
  • Matt Sueoka joins us on the podcast to discuss how American Express dedicates resources to the cutting edge and how new products come to market.
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‘We take a portfolio approach, like a venture capital firm’: Amex Digital Labs’ Matt Sueoka

Today’s guest on the podcast is Matt Sueoka, head of global strategy, partnerships, and enablement for Amex Digital Labs.

We discuss what it takes to scale new form factors in digital payments. Matt shares how Amex Digital Labs makes investments, chooses partners, and prioritizes its product pipeline across form factors like QR, tokenization, and P2P. Matt gives real life examples of projects that were headed by his part of the organization that eventually found a home in American Express’ product portfolio. 


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