Tom E. Dailey’s career in the payments industry spans more than three decades. He offers expert advice and speaks on the evolution and direction of the industry from a unique vantage point.

Tom guided Discover’s global merchant network and served as CEO of international ecommerce payment solution provider He was a long-term member of the Board of Directors of Merchant e-Solutions prior to its $670+ million acquisition by Cielo SA. Tom is an experienced Board of Directors and Advisory Board member. He has an exemplary reputation as an ethical leader.

Tom connects the dots for clients who are navigating complex regulatory, operational and strategic issues and delivers with actionable insights.

In the area of payments strategy and optimization, he is a highly qualified expert in delivering transactional forensics – analyzing and describing event chains related to multi-system and multi-party transaction processing.

Tom’s expert witness credentials are powerful. He is an invaluable resource for litigation teams who are seeking clarity around complex, arcane or convoluted payments processes, regulations, and roles of parties.

He also works outside of the Payments industry. Tom helps business leaders cut to the chase to build effective teams and he works on leadership, ethics, executive support and general business strategy engagements.

Tom strongly believes in giving back to the community, maintaining active volunteer leadership roles for several not-for-profit organizations such as the Board of Trustees of The Center of Science and Industry (COSI) in Columbus, Ohio.
He is also founder and chair of the The Tom E. Dailey Foundation.

While Tom enjoys the challenge of consulting and expert engagements, he remains open to board, advisory board and C-level roles. He currently splits his time between Chicago and Columbus, Ohio.

For a more complete list professional, board and community involvement, please visit Tom E. Dailey on LinkedIn or download his complete biography and curriculum vitae.