National Leader, Payments and Blockchain
Bay Adelaide East
8 Adelaide Street West, Suite 200
Soumak, a partner in the Financial Services team in Toronto, leads the firm’s payments and blockchain practice in Canada. He has more than a decade of experience helping clients drive business value through new disruptive products, services, and partnerships, drawing on his knowledge at the intersection of innovation, business, and technology from strategy to execution.
Soumak’s experience in payments includes credit cards, debit/Interac, prepaid, e/m-commerce, P2P transfers, mobile payments, transit payments, and cross-border FX money movement. He has guided projects and relationships across the Canadian payments ecosystem with issuers, acquirers, processors, mobile wallet providers, and transit organizations, assisting with strategy formulation, new product development, technology architecture, operating model definition, and program execution. He has significant experience driving strategic, high-profile industry programs on payments modernization and real-time payments that involve all of Canada’s large banks and networks.
He has an MBA (Bregman Scholar) from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto.