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GLG Launches GLG Applied: The Future of Payments – Content Series with Insights from Top Industry Experts


November 01, 2017

Videos Featuring Nine Leading Experts Reveal How Rapid Changes in Payment Technology are Reshaping Business Models

New York, New York; November 1, 2017 — GLG (Gerson Lehrman Group, Inc.), the world’s leading membership for professional learning, today announced its new series GLG Applied: The Future of Payments. In each edition of GLG Applied, GLG investigates a topic that is trending for businesses, including its clients, and curates insights from GLG Network Members and other experts. “The Future of Payments” features experts discussing developments in the payments industry, including the rise of Bitcoin, the decline of credit cards, and the spending habits of millennials.

“Much like we carefully match and select industry experts for client learning, we’ve curated the best and smartest people in the payments space to share their insights and experience,” said Elizabeth Grausam, GLG SVP of Corporate Markets. “The experts featured in these videos represent the depth and breadth of knowledge GLG is able to call on to help our clients understand fast-moving shifts in business. We hope these videos not only offer viewers new insights, but also inspire them to continue the conversation and learn more in their own professional lives.”

GLG Applied: The Future of Payments covers changes in payment technologies and services that are affecting industries worldwide, in sectors from finance to retail. Featured interviews with leading executives, technologists, and thought leaders include:

The Future of Payments is the third edition of GLG Applied. In previous editions, GLG Applied: AI Innovators focused on how artificial intelligence is disrupting business and industry, and GLG Applied: Business in the Era of Trump featured leading policy and industry experts on the implications of the Trump Administration for businesses.

Other GLG video series include Anatomy of a Decision, which features key leaders in business, politics, and academia discussing how they made some of their toughest decisions; Expertise at GLG, which showcases GLG Network Members sharing what they know best; and Leading Learners, where GLG clients share how they use GLG to learn and innovate. All videos are free to watch and can be found on GLG’s website at

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