Lauri Pesonen is the Global Head of Mobile & Online portfolio for G&D’s banking customers at Division Financial Institutions. In his role Lauri is responsible for creation of Division’s solutions and services for mobile and online channels, such as mobile payment and tokenization solutions, mobile wallets and other mobile applications as well as TSM solutions.
Lauri has 25 years of global experience from payment, telecom, smart card, mobile and IT services industries.
Before joining G&D Lauri was the CEO of Venyon, originally a joint venture between Nokia and G&D and now integrated to G&D. Venyon was of one the first commercial Trusted Service Managers in the NFC ecosystem. Prio to Venyon, Lauri worked as Head of NFC Consumer Solutions at Nokia’s Emerging Business Unit, as well as at Setec, now part of Gemalto. in various management positions, such as Head of Smart Card Division and Head of Sales.