David Schneider, President, Pulse Network, Discover

David Schneider is President of PULSE, a Discover Financial Services company headquartered in Houston, Texas. PULSE is one of the nation’s leading debit/ATM networks. Financial institutions, merchants, processors and ATM deployers across the United States and around the world depend on PULSE’s comprehensive suite of products and services and its commitment to providing exceptional client service, flexibility, security and superior economics. PULSE also is a resource for debit education, research and knowledge drawn from more than three decades of industry experience.

Schneider also serves as a Senior Vice President of Discover and is a member of Discover’s Management Committee. He is responsible for managing PULSE, and for evaluating debit growth opportunities.

Before joining PULSE in September 2000, Schneider was a partner in the Houston law office of Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P., practicing in the Corporation, Banking and Business Department.

Schneider has a B.A. in economics, summa cum laude, from Tulane University and a J.D., magna cum laude, from Georgetown University Law Center.