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The Drum 30 under 30 #4: Jennifer Macrae, VP of digital wallet market development UK&I, MasterCard

The Drum 30 under 30 women in digital 2013 highlights the top 30 women under the age of 30 making an impact in digital. Here, The Drum catches up with Jennifer Macrae, VP of digital wallet market development UK&I, MasterCard.

The Drum 30 under 30 women in digital is an annual platform recognising the next generation of digital talent. Over the course of 30 days we will be running interviews with each of the women profiled, to give more insight into their careers so far, professional achievements, and what they see as the next big game changers in digital.Today's profiled individual is Jennifer Macrae, VP of digital wallet market development UK&I, MasterCard.What is your biggest professional achievement so far? Earlier this year we successfully launched MasterPass in the UK - a fantastic team achievement that I was proud to be a part of - working with our banks, retailers and technology partners building the strategic partnerships that made this possible. What is the biggest challenge you've overcome in your career?I find personal challenges can be the most difficult to tackle and having the self-confidence to take on increasing amounts of responsibility in ground breaking areas of business previously proved a hurdle to career progression – one I’ve now overcome. What's the next game changer in digital? Being part of such a rapidly evolving industry with constant demonstrations of innovation makes this impossible to determine. Digital is becoming an essential part of many business and the outputs from the interesting JV’s, mergers and acquisitions that we’re seeing could be transformative. What would you like to be remembered for? My 'Ain't No Mountain High Enough attitude' to problem solving at work and being a great cross-functional team member Who inspires you most professionally or personally? I find inspiration from many sources; friends, family, colleagues and customers whose attitudes, resourcefulness and different perspectives constantly inspire me. What would you be doing if you weren't doing this? Practising Clinical Psychology (and using my degree!!) How do you relax? With good food, good wine and good company. Describe your career to date in five words.Varied, transformative, stimulating, innovative, developing!This series will run for the duration of October. Yesterday's featured individual was Melanie Isabel Dixon, social media manager, Phones 4U.

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