George Peabody


A veteran of the payments industry and data security.

George is a 20-year veteran of the payments industry. With 30 years in IT-based entrepreneurship and product management, he has expertise in complex business ecosystems, payment system risk and fraud, and tech start-up market strategy.

His interests range across business and technology areas including mobile and point of sale payments acceptance, online and offline data security, and data verification.

Before joining Lockstep, George was partner at payments industry consultancy Glenbrook Partners, and led telecommunications research at Aberdeen Group. He co-founded payment identity firm Payment Pathways and a regional internet service provider.

George founded and produced the top-rated payments industry podcast Payments on Fire®. He brings that style and experience to Lockstep’s Making Data Better podcast.