Michael Marx is currently Senior Director of Visa Inc. Research and Insights. In this capacity, Mr. Marx is responsible for consulting and communicating with Visa payment card issuing clients and accepting merchants on all aspects of intelligence including market research, market intelligence, competitive intelligence and consumer trends that are ultimately relevant to the payments business.
Mr. Marx is a frequent speaker at industry conferences where he discusses key segments of the population who will drive the payments business going forward as well as ground-breaking Visa research efforts that contribute to the furtherance of its partners’ business.
Prior to joining Visa in 1996, Mr. Marx served for 11 years as manager of the corporate market research function at Wells Fargo. He has also held research positions at Clorox and Market Facts.
Mr. Marx holds a B.A. in Politics from the University of California, Santa Cruz and an M.A. in Communications from the University of Pennsylvania.