As the worldwide mobile payments market continues to grow at a rapid pace, and with emerging technologies entering the field, today’s consumers demand convenience and choice in how they access funds, make purchases and complete payments. Perficient, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRFT), a leading information technology consulting firm serving Global 2000 and other large enterprise customers throughout North America, today announced it will serve as a Star Sponsor and present on online and mobile bill pay at Money2020. Money2020 brings together leading innovators to explore the trends that form the common thread in payments and financial services innovation such as the mobile Internet, open platforms and consumer empowerment; the conference will be held Oct. 6-10 at the Aria Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.
“Digital technologies are disrupting the industry, changing the way consumers interact with organizations, including financial institutions and retailers,” said Jeff Fisher, director of operations and advisory services, Perficient Financial Services practice. “If enterprises are going to remain competitive, it is imperative they integrate portal, mobile, social and cloud technologies with existing payment and banking models and IT architecture to support financial services consumers’ demands and create a consistent, omni-channel experience.”
During Money2020, Fisher will moderate the “Emerging Online and Mobile Consumer Bill Payment” panel on Monday, Oct. 7 from 3:15 to 4:05 p.m., which will focus on how companies are making bill payment easier and more relevant for consumers.
In addition, Perficient financial services experts will be available in Booth #532 to discuss how its financial services customers, which include three of the top five U.S. retail banks and leading card issuers and payment processors, have elevated capabilities with new mobile and payment strategies, business intelligence and analytics, enterprise information solutions, and fraud and risk solutions. Specifically, attendees can learn how through its partnerships with leading technology innovators – IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, salesforce.com, TIBCO and EMC – Perficient enables businesses to accelerate the delivery of innovative banking products and services for a competitive advantage, improve operational efficiency, minimize organizational risk, and focus on enhancing the customer experience across banking channels.Perficient also will provide an “Emerging Payments Toolkit” for bank and retail executives that outlines the payments tools needed to enhance the mobile banking experience and make omni-channel retailing a reality for today’s digital consumer, resulting in better engaged and more loyal customers. Perficient Discusses the Future of Payments with Industry Leaders Prior to Money2020, Perficient facilitated the Future of Payments Google+ Hangout in which a panel of industry leaders and payment innovators discussed the trends and challenges facing the market, disruptors and new payment models to be unveiled at Money2020, and the intersection of commerce, banking, marketing and technology functions as the industry convergence around payments continues. To view the entire Hangout conversation click here. Find Out More For live updates throughout Money2020, follow Perficient experts via social media by viewing the Perficient Financial Services blog and on Twitter @Perficient_FS. To schedule a media interview with a Perficient subject matter expert, please contact Liz Drazen at 314-529-3563 or firstname.lastname@example.org. About Perficient Perficient is a leading information technology consulting firm serving Global 2000 and enterprise customers throughout North America. Perficient’s professionals serve clients from a network of offices across North America and three offshore locations, in Eastern Europe, India, and China. Perficient helps clients use Internet-based technologies to improve productivity and competitiveness, strengthen relationships with customers, suppliers and partners, and reduce information technology costs. Perficient, traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market, is a member of the Russell 2000® index and the S&P SmallCap 600 index. Perficient is an award-winning “Premier Level” IBM business partner, a Microsoft National Systems Integrator and Gold Certified Partner, an Oracle Platinum Partner, a Gold salesforce.com Cloud Alliance Partner, a TeamTIBCO partner, and an EMC Select Services Team Partner. For more information, please visit www.perficient.com. Safe Harbor Statement Some of the statements contained in this news release that are not purely historical statements discuss future expectations or state other forward-looking information related to financial results and business outlook for 2013. Those statements are subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and other factors that could cause the actual results to differ materially from those contemplated by the statements. The “forward-looking” information is based on management’s current intent, belief, expectations, estimates, and projections regarding our company and our industry. You should be aware that those statements only reflect our predictions. Actual events or results may differ substantially. Important factors that could cause our actual results to be materially different from the forward-looking statements include (but are not limited to) those disclosed under the heading “Risk Factors” in our annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2012. Although we believe that the expectations reflected in the forward-looking statements are reasonable, we cannot guarantee future results, levels of activity, performance, or achievements. This cautionary statement is provided pursuant to Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. The forward-looking statements in this release are made only as of the date hereof and we undertake no obligation to update publicly any forward-looking statement for any reason, even if new information becomes available or other events occur in the future.