Stuart Dwyer leads Global Payment Partnerships for Microsoft Corporation. This role spans Microsoft’s partnerships with card networks, wallet providers, payment processors, acquiring/issuing banks and peer merchants. Stuart’s team is focused upon driving incrementally better payment performance for all of Microsoft’s businesses and identifying, evaluating and implementing the right blend of payment solutions and experiences for Microsoft’s customers in any given market. Providing customers with a simple, secure and relevant way to pay is central to this.  Stuart has also held senior roles within Microsoft’s Transactional Risk Management group, with responsibility for risk management strategy and product integration, where he established and implemented new industry mechanisms for transactional data sharing and risk mitigation.

Prior to Microsoft, Stuart held transactional risk management and payment product leadership roles at FIS as well as serving as a senior officer in the Royal Australian Air Force. Stuart holds graduate Degrees from Deakin University in Melbourne Australia and is a graduate of the Australian Defence Force Academy and University College at the University of New South Wales.