Senior Vice President, CyberSource and PlaySpan
Andre Machicao is Senior Vice President of CyberSource and PlaySpan within the Global Merchant Sales and Solutions group at Visa Inc. He is responsible for the Strategy, Product Management and Marketing functions across CyberSource, Authorize.Net and PlaySpan.
Mr. Machicao joined Visa in 2006. He previously held leadership positions within Visa's Strategy & Corporate Development and Global Product organizations where he focused on strategic initiatives related to new business opportunities and innovation in payments, including acquisitions, joint ventures, and venture investments for Visa.
Prior to joining Visa, Mr. Machicao was a strategy and management consultant with Booz & Company. Before joining Booz, he held senior management positions within new business ventures, including CEO of industry2industry, a B2B eCommerce company. Previously, Mr. Machicao was an executive with Accenture’s Center for Strategic Technology.
Mr. Machicao holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles and a Master of Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley.
Head of CyberSource Sales, North America
Paul Williamson is Vice President of Sales for CyberSource in North America and globally for PlaySpan within the Global Merchant Sales and Solutions group at Visa Inc. Paul is responsible for Sales, Account Management, Sales Engineering as well as our Channel business that includes our financial institution, technology, system integrator and reseller partners.
Mr. Williamson joined Visa in 2013 and was initially Head of Revenue for PlaySpan where he focused on Sales, Strategy, and Go-to-Market planning.
Prior to Visa Inc., Mr. Williamson was Vice President of Sales for Salesforce.com in their Mid-Market Business as well as holding a role in Strategic Sales. Before joining Salesforce.com, Paul held various senior management positions within the mobile, wireless POS and payments for the restaurant and hospitality industry at leading innovator, PalmTEQ Limited. Previously, Mr. Williamson was a consultant for a boutique research firm CyberResearch.
Paul holds a Bachelor of Business in Marketing from Murdoch University, Perth Western Australia.
VP of EU Sales, CyberSource
Neil Caldwell, Vice President of European Sales, is responsible for spearheading the expansion of CyberSource's European business and overseeing the sales and account management functions within the company.
Prior to joining CyberSource, Neil contributed to the growth of some of the world's largest brands. His roles included senior functions at Ivobank, where he ran the sales and business development operations, and Accertify, where he served as European Business Development Director. Neil also managed the enterprise sales function at Wolters Kluwer Financial Services, where he delivered innovative fraud and risk solutions to top tier banks across Europe.
An accomplished and dynamic sales leader, Neil's background has given him outstanding expertise in financial services and eCommerce payments. He brings to CyberSource a deep understanding of payment and fraud management that delivers added value and insight to CyberSource customers and is helping to drive the company's European growth.