Sam Kansara

Sam Kansara

Product Manager - Google Wallet at Google

Sam Kansara is the product manager for Google Wallet, Google’s person-to-person payments platform tasked with the mission of making sending money between users a truly frictionless experience. In his role, Sam is responsible for defining the product vision and roadmap for Wallet, including identifying new use cases where Wallet can serve a valuable and genuine user need.

Prior to joining Google, Sam worked as a management consultant in the finance industry, focused on consumer payments and retail banking operations. Sam has a B.S. in electrical and computer engineering from Rutgers University.

Breakout 1(c) – Digital Payments: Moving Together from Principles to Action

CL5 - Altoona Curve

Cash-based assistance is an increasingly significant part of emergency response, and can be quicker, more efficient, and more end-user friendly than traditional in-kind assistance. To get cash transfers to people affected by humanitarian emergencies more quickly and effectively, humanitarian actors need to work with and leverage the experiences of private sector partners, and in particular […]

Digital Payments