Mario is a corporate innovator by heart. In his role, he is heading product development and innovation in AirPlus. He leads a group of product developers, product owners and – explorers. His team develops new and innovative business models to improve payment and management of related processes in organizations. Prior to this, Mario was leading product management for virtual and mobile payments and was setting up AirPlus’ Research & Development team, where he was driving the development of new product prototypes. Mario Zorn, for more than 15 years with AirPlus, was for many years part of the corporate strategy team. Mario studied international business in Bad Homburg/ Germany as well as in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK and holds a Master degree from Durham University, UK.