Visa's Gajda: NFC will allow mobile payments to hit the mainstream

Global financial services provider Visa has its skin in the mobile payments game. The turning point in Visa's mobile strategy came in 2011, when the company acquired mobile payments platform Fundamo to accelerate its mobile wallet efforts. Then, in November, Visa's digital wallet exited beta and is expected to come to market this year. The company is also involved in a variety of partnerships with banks, startups, carriers and retailers around the world. FierceMobileContent Associate Editor Sandhya Raman recently spoke with Bill Gajda, Visa's global head of mobile, about the future of mobile payments and the importance of NFC. On the Hot Seat