Mark Sam

Head of Canada


Mark Sam is the Head of Canada at Plaid, where his team works to drive the best outcomes for Plaid customers, data partners and shared end users across the open banking ecosystem in Canada. Prior to Plaid, Mark was a management consultant at The Boston Consulting Group and Accenture, where he worked with senior executives of large global Financial Institutions to develop and execute digital strategy and transformations.


wednesday – 10:40am FinTech

Time Icon 25 mins

Location Icon St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts - Jane Mallett Theatre

Unlocking Canada's Financial Future: Lessons Learned from Real-Time Rails Around the World

What would a real-time payment system unlock for Canadians and businesses? This discussion explores success stories of other countries that have embraced a real-time payment infrastructure, including the recent launch of FedNow in the US. Join us for a captivating discussion that explores international use cases of real time payment systems and the opportunities Canadians are waiting to benefit from.