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Patrick Gauthier


Vice President
Amazon Pay
Patrick Gauthier is the Vice President of Amazon Pay. He is responsible for leading Amazon’s payment services for merchants globally.

Patrick is a 20-year veteran of the payments and ecommerce industry. Prior to this, he was General Manager, Emerging Retail Solutions at PayPal where he managed PayPal’s prepaid, gift and demand generation businesses. Patrick has also held executive positions in innovation, product, sales and corporate development at Visa, Schlumberger, and Silicon Valley mobile and e-commerce startups.

Patrick has held positions on the board of directors of, mFormation (mobile device management); Arcot (authentication); mTLD (Domain name); Upek (Biometrics); (eHealth), Tyfone (NFC), Sequent Software (Mobile Security) and SecureKey (Identity management). He was also a Foreign Trade Advisor to the France Ministry of Economy (Conseiller du Commerce Exterieur de la France) until 2018.

Patrick holds a Master’s degree in Telecommunications Engineering from Telecom Sud Paris in France.

Speaking in:

Monday Jan 13
2:45 - 3:15 PM
Kustomer Stage, Hall E, Level 1
Understanding what drives connected journeys across converging channels, touchpoints, and experiences is what will deliver sustained growth and success for retailers in the modern era of commerce. AI-powered experiences are opening the doors to... Read more
Tuesday Jan 14
2:00 - 2:30 PM
Stage 1, Expo, Level 1
Until six years ago, all that mattered in the world of commerce were three primary channels – brick and mortar stores, ecommerce, and m-commerce. With tens of millions of Alexa enabled devices, ‘voice’ is emerging as a powerful... Read more