Vice President, Product Development & Innovation,
Nina Nieuwoudt is the Vice President of Product Development and Innovation at Mastercard Labs. Nina heads the enterprise security portfolio, with a focus on driving identity and authentication solutions. Prior to joining Labs, Nina led the Mastercard New Consumers team to develop product and services targeting those at the base of the financial pyramid. Before relocating to the US, Nina was part of the business development team based in Johannesburg, South Africa. During that time, she launched the emblematic Government and Financial Inclusion SASSA (South African Social Security Agency) program which issued 10 million Mastercard-branded biometric cards, enabling the distribution of 17 million social grants monthly.