As the direction of payments, commerce and retail are all seeing a major shift, it’s important to still keep in mind the core tenants of business and what it means to innovate.

Just before PYMNTS’ Innovation Project series was launched in 2013, a dear friend of the payment community, Mike P. Duffy of Chase Paymentech, passed away. To help honor his spirit of curiosity, innovation, genuiness and teamwork, we formed the Mike P. Duffy Leadership Award. Each year at our annual Innovation Project event, we honor one individual that exemplifies the very spirit of Mike and what he stood for: purity of heart, entrepreneurship and friendship.

At this year’s 2017 Innovation Project, PYMNTS bestowed the honor of the Mike P. Duffy Leadership Award on Yvette Bohanan, who currently serves as the global finance head of revenue platforms at Google.

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