Galitt, a global trusted leader in the areas of payment systems consulting services, test tools and education, is supporting Visa Inc. in its creation of the Visa Accredited EMV Consultant Program (VAECP). This new Visa program is designed to connect US Visa issuing and acquiring clients seeking third party consultant support with their chip projects, with experienced and knowledgeable providers that have been trained and accredited by Visa.

“We are very proud to have worked with Visa to support their efforts to create the VAECP program” said Gerard De Moura, President and CEO of Galitt US. “Consultant accreditation is a significant identifier that will allow the US EMV stakeholders to easily pinpoint the actual expertise they need from a list of confirmed consultants. This complements the multiple confirmations and qualification of our EMV test tools and services.”

Stephanie Ericksen, Vice President, Risk Products at Visa Inc said “With Galitt’s support, Visa chip experts have created a comprehensive set of EMV chip reference materials that will be used to train consultants seeking Visa chip accreditation. The development of the Visa Accredited EMV Consultant Program reinforces our collective effort to provide our clients with the resources they need to implement chip technology designed to make electronic payments more secure.”

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About Galitt US ( – Galitt has been dedicated for 25 years to providing education, consultancy, testing and certification services for payment systems and secure electronic transactions. Galitt US, with the support of its parent company, is focused on assisting US stakeholders more rapidly and productively streamline their EMV migration processes. Galitt has been helping financial institutions including Issuers, Acquirers, Processors, ISOs, ISVs and Merchants migrate to EMV since the first European deployments. Now, Galitt US is actively assisting US customers with a wide array of services ranging from off-the-shelf EMV education courses to Brand qualified EMV test tools, as well as EMV consulting and certification services. Galitt also provides expertise in emerging payments, including GlobalPlatform and NFC technologies.

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