John Garden is Vice President with Mastercard’s Strategic Growth division and is the Global lead for their Freight & Logistics Program. In this role he defines strategy and drives market engagement, identifying and growing partnerships within the Freight & Logistics Industry that deliver new business opportunities at scale. John and team develop initiatives that support digital transformation and new service enablement through collaboration with technology partners, Freightechs, Fintechs and Mastercard’s global network of partner Banks.
John started his career in International Shipping, mainly in Europe & Asia, including several years with NYK. Prior to Mastercard, John worked with technology providers and start-ups within the mobile telecommunications industry including a 12-year tenure within Orange Group’s Business Services and Innovation divisions. More recently, John has had direct experience in leading and advising start-ups within the payments industry.