Sherri Haymond is Group Head/Senior Vice President, Digital Channel Engagement at MasterCard, where she is responsible for building and managing the teams focused on framing MasterCard’s operating system for digital commerce. Sherri joined MasterCard in 2010 as Global Core Products Counsel supporting the Global Debit, Prepaid and ATM Networks teams. In 2011, she began leading the legal team that supports Emerging Payments & MasterCard Labs, where she played a key role in the development of MasterPass, the MasterCard Digital Enablement Service, industry Tokenization Standards, and Simplify Commerce.
Before MasterCard, Sherri took some time off from practicing law and worked as an investment banker at Banc of America Securities focusing on mortgages, and at Breeden Capital Management as an equity investment analyst focusing on payments companies. She started her career as a Corporate Finance lawyer at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom and Wolf, Block, Schorr & Solis-Cohen, where she gained experience working on venture capital transactions, as well as public and private debt and equity offerings.
Sherri earned her B.A. from Duke University and her J.D. from University of Pennsylvania Law School. She lives in Darien, Connecticut with her husband Jason, and her two children, Mack and Sienna.