Lorenzo Gaston is the Technical Director of Smart Payment Association (SPA). The primary purpose of the SPA Technical Director is to assist in the coordination and alignment of technical activities for the organization, to contribute technical expertise, innovation capability and field experience in the area of payment technology in standardization bodies.
Lorenzo Gaston has been actively contributing to Smart Payment Association technical activities for the last four years. Lorenzo is the Spoke Person representing the Vendors sector in the EPC-CSG which objective is to create a set of standards needed to implement SEPA for cards. SPA is also chairing the EPC Innovative Payment Channels Workgroup mandated to produce the functional and security requirements for mobile, remote and internet payments.
Lorenzo has an extensive experience and track record in international standard organizations and regulatory bodies, as a renowned contributor as well as a recognized advisor, in particular in the domains related to smart devices, payment and security.