Diego Noreña

Diego J. Noreña is Director of Emerging Products for Visa Inc. in Latin America and the Caribbean. In this capacity, he is responsible for the adoption and commercial rollout of Digital Payment solutions such as mobile NFC payments and EMV Chip with focus on Urban Mobility. He has expertise and a proven track record in business models, innovation process, technology adoption, business strategy, vertical markets and intrapreneurship.

Prior to Visa Inc., Diego kicked off his professional career developing the technology and deploying the global telecom infrastructure for mobile network operators, working at AT&T Bell Laboratories and Lucent Technologies in different roles in R&D, Product Management and Business Developmen

Diego has over 25 years of technology experience in the telecommunications and electronic payments industries. He holds a Master of Science degree in Computer Engineering from Boston University and an undergraduate degree in Electronic Engineering from Universidad Javeriana, in Colombia.