Kristin Hallstrom

Kristin Hallstrom

Founder / Advisor – Acuit Payment Consulting

Startupbootcamp FinTech London Mentor

Seasonsed digital payments expert with internal and external client consulting background in card payments with 17+ years’ international experience in the card payments industry. This includes strategic advisory in digital online and mobile and emerging payments (e.g., Apple Pay and mobile wallets, e-commerce, mPOS, NFC, HCE, 3DS), strategic alliances and partnership creation and IT/business leadership roles in global payments initiatives.

In her most recent role at Judopay, Kristin worked with the CEO to develop new white label products and developing strategic partner constructs throughout the mobile ecosystem and identifying and implementing new market expansion plans.
Prior to this, Kristin worked for American Express for over a decade, covering all sides of the payments industry, most recently as a Sr. Payments Consultant, consulting strategic global merchants and processors with creative solutions to implement new bespoke digital payment solutions. Worked with Apple and Google to develop and lead merchant initiative for UK launch of Apple Pay and Android Pay, driving merchant and partner / processor adoption in the UK and developing plans for European expansion.

From experience and relationships built with industry leaders and organisations, she has developed strong relationships across the European payments processing chain and holds a deep knowledge of digital payments, its players and trends in the European based industry.

Kristin is passionate about digital payments and energised by the disruption in the industry and potential for new players to streamline and remove frictions or generally find new, non-traditional approaches to payments.