Debbie Guerra is ACI’s chief product officer. In this role, she leads ACI’s product management organization, which is focused on strategically deploying our world-class products to maximize growth and profitability. She is well versed in ACI’s unique product portfolio and uses that knowledge to ensure our products are best addressing the needs of the market and the needs of the customers in our three core segments—banks & financial intermediaries, merchants and billers.
Ms. Guerra joined ACI in 2019 and is a seasoned payments industry executive with over three decades of experience spanning payments, fintech, consulting and IT services. Most recently, she served as head of ACI’s merchant segment and was responsible for delivering market leading value to retailers and PSPs around the world.
Prior to joining ACI, Ms. Guerra led First Data’s small and midsize direct business and merchant portfolios and P&Ls in Brazil and the U.S. while also managing financial institution referral relationships. She also held senior leadership roles at Unisys and spent time as a management consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Ms. Guerra is fluent in English, Portuguese and Spanish. She was one of the early female graduates of the United States Military Academy at West Point and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering. She began her professional career as an officer in the United States Army working in military intelligence.