In Asia, CardLinx Forum

The CardLinx Asia Forum once again kicked off CardLinx’s forum calendar with an insightful day of discussion and exploration about the future of online-to-offline commerce and payments in Asia. Tech innovation is moving even faster in Asia and the scale of the implementation makes collaboration to establish card-linking in countries in Asia even more critical. Attendees enjoyed learning about the different approaches to create branded, seamless merchant and consumer experiences.

Keynote speakers included:

  • Sumitomo Mitsui Card Company: SMCC’s CLO Case Studies, CLO Market in Japan by Toru Kawahigashi, Managing Director
  • Mastercard: Data Driven Commerce; Case Studies in Card-Linking Success by Kirsty Rankin, SVP, Global Group Head, Loyalty
  • gini: Launching Digital Marketing & CLO Platforms in Hong Kong by Victor Lang, COO
  • Japan Foodie: Innovation in Cross Border Offers for Outbound Chinese Travelers by Lu Dong, CEO


  • SMCC, Sumitomo Mitsui Card Company, Toru Kawahigashi
    Toru Kawahigashi, Managing Director at Sumitomo Mitsui Card Company is the first keynote speaker.