Garry Lyons serves as the Chief Innovation Officer at Mastercard Incorporated and served as its Head of MasterCard Labs. Mr. Lyons is responsible for developing and leading initiatives, programs and strategies to foster innovation throughout MasterCard. He also runs Mastercard's global R&D arm, having innovative payment solutions to market. He is responsible for building payment advancements and leveraging enhanced time-to-market capabilities to drive innovations through conceptualization, proof of concept, pilot and support commercialization, in order to deliver additional value to customers and consumers.