Ryoji Ihara

Associate Director, Japan, PCI Security Standards Council

Ihara Ryoji serves as Associate Director, Japan and is responsible for driving awareness and adoption of the PCI Security Standards for payment card security within Japan. Ihara works closely with merchants, acquirers, financial institutions, security practitioners, law enforcement and other key stakeholders across the Japanese payment eco-system.

Ihara’s background with Visa and Nippon Shinpan in Japan gives him a unique perspective into the security challenges facing Japan today and into the future.

Additionally, Ihara contributed articles to four industry books published for increase of public / industry awareness about payment card security in Japan.

Ryoji Ihara's Events

A Regional Perspective on Payments and Payment Security - A Panel Discussion

Date: Tuesday, 26 October

Moderated by: Jeremy King, Vice President, Regional Head for Europe, PCI Security Standards Council

Panelists: Nitin Bhatnagar, Associate Director, India, PCI Security Standards Council; Carlos Caetano, Associate Director, LA Region for Brazil, PCI Security Standards Council and Ryoji Ihara, Associate Director, Japan, PCI Security Standards Council

Listen to the PCI SSC Industry Relationship Team discuss how payment security is being addressed around the world.

A Regional Perspective on Payments and Payment Security - A Panel Discussion

Date: Wednesday, 27 October

Moderated by: Jeremy King, Vice President, Regional Head for Europe, PCI Security Standards Council

Panelists: Nitin Bhatnagar, Associate Director, India, PCI Security Standards Council; Carlos Caetano, Associate Director, LA Region for Brazil, PCI Security Standards Council and Ryoji Ihara, Associate Director, Japan, PCI Security Standards Council

Listen to the PCI SSC Industry Relationship Team discuss how payment security is being addressed around the world.

A Regional Perspective on Payments and Payment Security - A Panel Discussion

Date: Thursday, 28 October

Moderated by: Jeremy King, Vice President, Regional Head for Europe, PCI Security Standards Council

Panelists: Nitin Bhatnagar, Associate Director, India, PCI Security Standards Council; Carlos Caetano, Associate Director, LA Region for Brazil, PCI Security Standards Council and Ryoji Ihara, Associate Director, Japan, PCI Security Standards Council

Listen to the PCI SSC Industry Relationship Team discuss how payment security is being addressed around the world.