Brian Backer is Director of Caf� Systems Architecture focusing on payments at Panera Bread. Currently, he leads the Panera solution architecture for new payment technologies.�� Last fall, he led Panera�s adoption of Apple Pay into the Cafe systems Point of Sale ecosystem and also the Panera IOS App integration. Prior to joining Panera, Mr. Backer worked for MasterCard for 17 years in solution delivery roles for Dispute Processing, Loyalty systems, and Card Holder services. Mr. Backer also led the instantiation of the MasterCard Shared Services (SOA) processes as part of the Enterprise Architecture team. His last MasterCard assignment was the architecture solution for Apple Pay integration with MasterCard services.Mr. Backer has been associated with Junior Achievement for over 8 years. He enjoys organizing company participation for �JA�in-a-Day� events teaching students about entrepreneurship, financial literacy and overall work readiness.
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