Wanji Walcott 

EVP, Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel
Discover Financial Services

Experienced C-Suite executive and enterprise strategy advisor. Over twenty-five (25) years of experience counseling diverse service businesses; this includes 20 years as in-house counsel in a leading digital bank and payments services company, a start-up technology company, a leading mobile payments company, a leading financial services company and the world’s largest defense contractor. Spent early career in both in-house roles and in private practice with a major law firm. Experience with corporate governance, innovation, mobile payments, consumer protection, IT/IP, privacy & data security and ecommerce. Strengths include collaboration and providing strategic and operational direction and support to drive growth. Recognized as an outstanding strategist, corporate culture influencer and people leader.