Dennis Odiwo

Product Manager – Merchant Payments at ACI Worldwide

Dennis has more than two decades of experience in the merchant payments space. He leads global innovative product initiatives within ACI, such as tokenization, real-time payments, and many more that support merchants in their digital payments transformation journeys. Before ACI, he worked as a Principal Architect for S1, which ACI later acquired. Dennis is passionate about technology, payments and sports.

Articles by Dennis Odiwo

Real-Time Payments


Why Real-Time Payments Should Be Top of Merchants’ Wish Lists for 2023

Merchants need all the help they can get to optimize their income, liquidity and reach. Rising inflation, the cost-of-living crisis, and supply and cashflow issues are slowing down retail growth and shrinking margins, and as competition intensifies, they have to work even harder and invest more to win each sale. They need new solutions that help them differentiate, maximize profit potential and act as a catalyst for economic growth.


Omni-Commerce Is Heating Up the Merchant Token Revolution

Merchants around the world have embraced the wisdom of keeping sensitive customer data (such as card numbers) out of their own environments, with tokens emerging as the tool of choice to bridge the gap. Merchant functions — including reservations, returns, reporting, rewards, research, reconciliation and more — have typically required access to sensitive data, but a series of high-profile breaches has highlighted the need to store card numbers in tightly secured safe harbors.


Move Over EMV – Meet the Real Protectors of Fuel Pump Payments

There’s much more than EMV for fuel merchants to consider when it comes to blocking fraudsters. Learn why P2PE and tokenization are the data security duo fuel merchants need to block fraud and satisfy genuine customers.

Prime Time for Real-Time

Global Payment Trends
As the world adopts real-time payments, how does your market stand to benefit?