Announces New Speaker for The Innovation Project 2015 March 18 – 19

Former Director of the NSA General Keith Alexander to Lead Authentication Panel

2015 Innovation Project

BOSTON--(), the premier source of news and commentary on innovation in payments and commerce, is pleased to announce General Keith Alexander as the newest panel speaker for the foremost thought leadership industry event, The Innovation Project 2015™ hosted by

General Keith Alexander is the CEO and President at IronNet Cybersecurity and the former Director of the National Security Agency. As an expert in cyber-security, cyber-attacks and information systems protection, General Alexander will be leading a panel entitled “From Authentication to Identity”. As a thought leader driving the panel discussion, Alexander will help explore the range of issues that are emerging as payments move digital and how to improve the overall security and integrity of the payments ecosystem.

Who better than the former NSA chief and four star general of the United States Army to drive the discussion about one of the most important issues of this decade: cybersecurity. General Keith Alexander along with some of the most progressive minds in the field of authentication will explore the biggest security threats of 2015 and the right way to prevent them,” said Karen Webster, PYMNTS President and Market Platform Dynamics CEO.

The Innovation Project is invitation only and will be held over two days March 18th and 19th, 2015 on the campus of Harvard University*. To request an invitation, please click here.

About is reinventing the way in which companies in payments share relevant information about the initiatives that shape the future of payments and commerce and make news.

This powerful B2B platform is the #1 site for the payments and broader commerce ecosystem by traffic and the premier source of information about “what’s next” in payments. C-suite and VP level executives turn to it daily for these insights, making the audience the most valuable in the industry. It provides an interactive platform for companies to demonstrate thought leadership, popularize products and, most importantly, capture the mindshare of global decision-makers. …. where the best minds and best content meet on the web to learn “What’s Next” in Payments and Commerce.

About the Innovation Project

Over two content packed days this March 18 & 19, 2015, The Innovation Project 2015, powered by, will convene the most thoughtful minds from established players, emerging disruptors, and entrepreneurial visionaries in the world of payments and commerce.

Innovation At The Intersections implies that innovation in payments and commence is at crossroads, moving from one particular way of thinking and doing innovation to another. And, that is exactly how our agenda is organized. Leading and participating in these discussions will be the most innovative, thoughtful and dynamic players from their sectors.

*Please note that The Innovation Project™ and℠ are not affiliated with Harvard University, nor is the Innovation Project™ 2015 a Harvard University program or activity.

Megan DeWaele 508-259-6521

Megan DeWaele 508-259-6521