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Tuesday, March 28, 2023
Karen Brown
Karen Brown
Director, Global Payments Products


Karen Brown serves as Director and Global Payments Product Lead, overseeing CGI payment solutions, including marketing and implementation. Founded in 1976, CGI is among the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world, operating across 21 industries in 400 locations worldwide. They are insights-driven and outcomes-based to help accelerate returns on clients’ investments, and provide comprehensive, scalable, and sustainable IT and business consulting services that are informed globally and delivered locally. Brown joined CGI in 2013 as part of the acquisition of Logica, where she spent nearly 16 years. There, she began as a Consultant Operational Risk Manager, but spent more than 14 years as a Project Manager. Prior to Logica, she worked in the U.K. banking sector. She has more than 28 years of experience in payments product strategy and marketing, along with significant expertise in implementing payment solutions for banks.

Areas of expertise

Developing payment solution strategies and marketing plans, Implementing payment solutions for banks.

Group Overview

Building customer-centric digital banks As the banking world rapidly changes, CGI works with clients to move to new business models, transform legacy IT environments and become more customer centric. Focused expertise We provide in-depth expertise across key banking sectors that helps you drive performance, value and growth. Capital markets, Corporate and transaction banking, Payments, Retail banking and consumer finance, Wealth management Proven solutions Our intellectual property-based solutions help you accelerate innovation and drive operational excellence. CGI All Payments, CGI Collections360, CGI Trade360, CGI Hotscan360, CGI TWIN360, CGI Open Finance Our experience includes: 15/20 of the top 20 banks worldwide supported 27 year relationship, on average, with our top 10 banking clients 40+ year history of leading the evolution of payment infrastructures and helping banks embrace real-time payment and open banking 370 implementations of our collections, recoveries and loan origination solutions 33,000+ portal users in 90+ countries supported by CGI Trade360 $1.6 trillion~ in assets managed through CGI’s portfolio management, investment fund and asset management solutions CGI’s digital accelerators Blockchain Technology advances and privacy concerns are driving organizations to explore the use of blockchains—records or “blocks” of data connected and secured using cryptography. CGI helps clients unlock the value of blockchain-enabled business networks and value chains. Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Workforce automation will be one of the biggest technology disruptors over the next decade. Using the right technology, you could automate more than half of your processes. Artificial intelligence CGI is a trusted artificial intelligence (AI) expert, helping clients demystify and deliver responsible AI. They combine their end-to-end capabilities in data science and machine learning with deep domain knowledge and technology engineering skills to generate new insights and experiences.

Firm Overview

Founded in 1976, CGI is among the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world. CGI’s insights-driven and outcome-based to help accelerate returns on your IT and business investments. In all they do, CGI’s goal is to build trusted relationships through client proximity, providing industry and technology expertise to help you meet the needs of your customers and citizens. Across 21 industries in 400 locations worldwide, CGI provides comprehensive, scalable and sustainable IT and business consulting services that are informed globally and delivered locally.