Margaret Weichert leads Accenture’s North America Payments practice. With over 25 years of payments experience, Margaret has led payments businesses for large banks, processors and consulting firms. Her expertise in corporate strategy, payments product integration and omni-channel experience has helped create game-changing solutions, including mobile payment solutions, payment gateways, payment risk management tools and new business models. Margaret is a true innovator, named as an inventor on 14 successful payments patents. She served as the Chief Operating Officer of the United States as Deputy Director at the Office of Management and Budget and Acting Director at the U.S. Office of Personnel Management. Margaret is a sought-after speaker who has given over 100 presentations, including at events by Sibos, Money2020, BAFT, PYMNTS.com, the Federal Reserve Bank, NACHA Payments and Women in Payments.