Michael Abbott is a senior managing director and leads our North America Banking practice helping clients navigate complex digital transformations. Michael is an expert in payments and digital innovation, partnering with banks, capital markets firms and insurers to help them adopt innovative technologies and transform their businesses. Michael joined Accenture after five years as the CEO and founder of Softcard, which was acquired by Google in 2015 and is now the mobile-wallet platform for Google’s Android Pay. Before founding Softcard, Michael was chief marketing officer at GE Capital, helping GE’s card business to grow $30 billion in assets. Michael holds a Master's Degree from Columbia University in Electrical Engineering and Business Administration and Finance.