FORM 3
        
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person * Kirkpatrick Linda Pistecchia 2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (MM/DD/YYYY)
1/1/2021 

3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol Mastercard Inc [MA]
(Last)       (First)       (Middle)
2000 PURCHASE STREET
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)_____ Director                          _____ 10% Owner
___X___ Officer (give title below)        _____ Other (specify below)
President, North America /
(Street)
PURCHASE, NY 10577      
(City)             (State)             (Zip)
5. If Amendment, Date Original Filed(MM/DD/YYYY)
 

6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing(Check Applicable Line)_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned
(Instr. 4)
3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Class A Common Stock  8557.052 (1) D   

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(MM/DD/YYYY)
3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 4)
4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Employee Stock Option (right to buy)   (2) 3/1/2027  Class A Common Stock  7064.0  $112.31  D   
Employee Stock Option (right to buy)   (3) 3/1/2028  Class A Common Stock  4280.0  $173.49  D   
Employee Stock Option (right to buy)   (4) 3/1/2029  Class A Common Stock  4716.0  $227.25  D   
Employee Stock Option (right to buy)   (5) 3/1/2030  Class A Common Stock  2531.0  $290.25  D   

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  Includes the following unvested awards of restricted stock units (RSUs) pursuant to the terms of a stockholder-approved stock plan: (1) 1,026 RSUs awarded on March 1, 2018, which will vest on February 28, 2021; and (2) 489 RSUs awarded on March 1, 2020, which will vest in four equal annual installments beginning on March 1, 2021.
(2)  The reporting person was awarded 7,064 employee stock options on March 1, 2017, of which 5,298 have vested. The remaining 1,766 employee stock options will vest on March 1, 2021.
(3)  The reporting person was awarded 4,280 employee stock options on March 1, 2018, of which 2,140 have vested. The remaining 2,140 employee stock options will vest in two equal annual installments beginning on March 1, 2021.
(4)  The reporting person was awarded 4,716 employee stock options on March 1, 2019, of which 1,179 have vested. The remaining 3,537 employee stock options will vest in three equal annual installments beginning on March 1, 2021.
(5)  The reporting person was awarded 2,531 employee stock options on March 1, 2020, which will vest in four equal annual installments beginning on March 1, 2021.

Remarks:
Exhibit 24 Power of Attorney is attached.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Kirkpatrick Linda Pistecchia
2000 PURCHASE STREET
PURCHASE, NY 10577


President, North America

Signatures
/s/ Craig Brown, as attorney-in-fact for Linda Kirkpatrick, pursuant to a power of attorney dated December 9, 2020 1/7/2021
**Signature of Reporting Person Date