Visa Worldwide (Japan) Co., Ltd.
Head, Digital Partnerships (Japan)
Joined in 2012, Daisuke Fukutani has been responsible for product development, market expansion and portfolio management for both core card programs (e.g. Credit, Prepaid and Premium card programs) and next-generation payment innovation (e.g. contactless payment, mobile/ IoT payment and payment tokenization). From 2019, he leads Digital Partnerships team in Japan and oversees variety of Digital Platformer/ Fintech partnership projects and accelerate digital transformation in payment industry. Prior to joining Visa, he had started his career in Hitachi, Ltd. as IT consultant, and experienced variety of functions in American Express International INC. including merchant system & operation, president office, strategic planning and card marketing & operation.
He received his B.A. in Geophysics from University of Tokyo and MBA degree from The Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.