Angela Murphy Ph.D

Vice President of Business Development, Photon Commerce

Angela Murphy, Ph.D., is a thought leader in B2B payments, fintech, credit cards, partnerships, and innovation strategy. Angela brings an entrepreneurial perspective to create solutions for her clients. She commercialized one of the largest closed-loop card products and invoicing networks in the US and currently works at the intersection of strategy and insight in the payments industry.

Angela is currently the Vice President of Business Development at Photon Commerce, the industry's fastest and most accurate invoice and receipt capture solution. Her background in eCommerce and solutions integration informs her expertise in digital commerce and payments innovation. She regularly provides guest lectures and webinars for the University of California - Berkeley, University of Missouri - Kansas City, and consulting firms around the world and is a Founding Fellow of Coruzant Technologies. Her thought leadership has been featured on PCN, MPC, and Versatile Ph.D.

After earning her Ph.D., Angela built a partner program at a Fortune 100 company from the ground up, leveraging her global experience and relationships across the fintech sector. She knows that the best transformations are not based on numbers but on people. Her unique academic and professional background includes international experience in Africa, Asia, and Europe. Angela holds a Ph.D. in Rhetoric from the University of Kansas, a Master’s in English from Northwest Missouri State University, and a Bachelor of Creative Writing from the University of Missouri – Kansas City.