Doug Leighton

Doug Leighton, Head of Community and Regional Accounts, leads a National team of professionals focused on Visa’s engagement with more than 1,375 US-based Banks and Credit Unions.� In this role, he coordinates a variety of efforts designed to provide the best of Visa’s products, services and resources to our valued Clients.�He has been with Visa for more than 17 years in leadership roles across Sales, Business Planning and Management, Co-Branded Programs and product initiatives spanning Verified by Visa, Visa Extras, Visa’s e-commerce products (e-Visa) and EMV. Prior to Visa, he held product management, finance and customer service positions at Merrill Lynch, Barclays Global Investors and Wells Fargo.Doug earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from San Jose State University in 1989.� In 1997, he earned an MBA degree from the Haas School of Business at the University of California Berkeley.� �