John Elkins previously served as President of International Regions at First Data. Before that he was senior advisor at McKinsey & Company, and Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President of Visa International, where he oversaw worldwide branding and advertising for one of the world’s most recognized brands. Before joining Visa, Mr. Elkins was founder, chairman and CEO of FutureBrand, a leading global brand consulting firm. Mr. Elkins also served on the United Nations Advisory Board for Inclusive Financial Services. He holds a B.Ed. from the University of Exeter, England and an M.S. from the University of Oregon.