May 18-21 Caribe Royale Orlando


The content of our show is driven by CardNotPresent.com's diverse readership, so our speaker lineup includes thought leaders from every constituency in card-not-present payments. This year, more than 135 executives from national retailers, major card networks, global financial institutions, processors of every size, innovative technology startups and respected consultancies will participate in the most relevant, actionable discussions in the industry. In the past, our keynotes have ranged from a rock-star investigative journalist and an entrepreneurial TV star, to groundbreaking mobile fraud researchers and some of the most successful retailers in e-commerce. Stay tuned – we will update this page frequently between now and the show.


2015 CNP Expo Keynotes

Nilam Ganenthiran

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After a recent $220 million capital raise, Instacart was named “The Most Promising Company in America” by Forbes. As head of business development and strategy at Instacart, Nilam Ganenthiran leads efforts to develop sustainable partnerships with retailers, payment processors and other technology providers. Under his leadership, Instacart established and solidified its “retailer marketplace” strategy—a growing trend in e-commerce, but one that still is not well understood.

Previously, Nilam has been a consultant in the grocery space, working with clients on omnichannel strategy, merchandising effectiveness and more. He began his career with Procter & Gamble, where he worked on household brands such as Pampers and Iams.

A vital part of growing one of America’s hottest e-commerce startups in one of the most challenging verticals, Nilam’s keynote address will demystify the marketplace model.

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Jennifer Fleiss

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Rent The Runway is the Netflix of high fashion and investors are betting on them in a big way. The five-year-old company most recently raised $60 million to continue its rapid growth and expand its subscription business that brings pricey designer apparel to the masses.

This May at the CNP Expo, Jennifer Fleiss, co-founder and head of business development at Rent the Runway will share how this hot e-commerce startup has turned omnichannel retailing on its head, grown to over 5 million members and why subscriptions work—not only for gym memberships and razor blades, but for red-carpet-ready designs too.

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Ralph Dangelmaier

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2015: The Year of Experimentation - Remember the good times you had “experimenting” in college? Ok, maybe they’re a little hazy, but BlueSnap CEO Ralph Dangelmaier believes this is the year for your company to experiment with payments like you’re back in college. Join Ralph and CardNotPresent.com Editor-in-Chief D.J. Murphy for a freewheeling keynote discussion at the CNP Expo where he will explain why 2015 is the year to go a little wild with payments.

What will you experiment with?

  • Cross-border e-commerce
  • Omnichannel
  • Apple Pay and Mobile Payments
  • Beacons, Social Payments and other emerging technologies

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CNP Expo Featured Speakers: Updated Weekly


Paul Baer
Risk Decision Manager
Commerce Decision Excellence at Microsoft

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Paul Baer is the Risk Decision Manager for Microsoft’s Commerce Platform.  He manages resources in multiple locations worldwide that perform manual investigations.  As an operations owner of the risk strategy and manual review tools, he also works to ensure a consistent risk strategy is deployed across the variety of Microsoft businesses.  His core priorities include high decision accuracy and an exceptional customer experience by knowing where best to apply friction.

A Certified Fraud Examiner, Paul has helped implement and maintain a risk strategy and manual review effort for over 150 businesses using several rule and case management tools in his 13 years in e-commerce.

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Judd Bagley
Director of Communications and Cryptocurrency Initiatives
Overstock.com

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Judd Bagley is director of communications and cryptocurrency initiatives at Overstock.com. During his time at Overstock.com, Judd has also served as director of social media and manager of the company's efforts to integrate Web 2.0 technologies within the enterprise. Prior to joining Overstock.com, Judd worked as a political consultant, speechwriter, journalist and even the wacky side-kick on an FM radio morning show. Judd's favorite things in life are jogging, family and vanilla ice cream with those little bean specks mixed in.

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Mostafa Beshir
Director of Revenue Accounting Operations
Carnival Cruise Lines

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Mostafa Beshir joined Carnival Cruise Lines as the Director of Revenue Accounting Operations 2 years ago. Mostafa's leads a group within the world's most popular and biggest cruise liner responsible for all Credit Card functions and relationships. The group focuses on improving process efficiencies, reducing cost of doing business as well as minimizing fraud, all while improving guest experience shore side and onboard a fleet of 24 Carnival ships sailing worldwide. Mostafa has over 14 years in business and finance experience; he is a licensed CPA and also holds an MBA degree in Finance.

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Beatriz Binkley
Senior Analyst
National Cyber Forensics & Training Alliance

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Beatriz Binkley is a Senior Analyst with the National Cyber Forensics & Training Alliance (NCFTA) based in Pittsburgh, PA. Her work supports NCFTA’s core mission of identifying, mitigating, and ultimately neutralizing cyber crime threats through strategic alliances and partnerships with industry, law enforcement and academia.

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Dr. Pedro Bizarro
Co-Founder and Chief Science Officer
Feedzai

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Dr. Pedro Bizarro is a co-founder of Feedzai. Dr. Bizarro is a recognized researcher in Complex Event Processing (CEP) and a founding member of the Event Processing Technical Society. An expert and frequent speaker, Pedro has lectured at leading universities, including Carnegie Mellon and the University of Coimbra in Portugal. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin.

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Derek Blatter
Senior Manager of Electronic Payments and Fraud Prevention
Ancestry.com

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Derek is the Senior Manager of Electronic Payments and Fraud Prevention at Ancestry.com.  In his role, Derek is responsible for the operation and optimization of the payment processing activities for Ancestry’s family of domestic and international websites including Ancestry.com, Archives.com, Fold3.com, and Newspapers.com.  His focus ranges from upfront payment conversion to retention efforts with recurring and recycling processes.  Derek has been a part of the Ancestry team for 10 years and plays an active role in the ecommerce payments space speaking regularly on recurring payment best practices and more.

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Eric Boles
Senior Manager - Global eCrime Investigations
StubHub

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Eric Boles joined StubHub as the Manager of Investigations for StubHub in July 2012.  Prior to working at StubHub, he was a Special Agent with the US Secret Service out of the San Francisco Field Office for 5+ years.  During his time with the Secret Service, he specialized in Financial Crime and Electronic Crime investigations, Network Intrusion Investigation and Critical System Protection. Since joining StubHub in July of 2012, Eric expanded the investigations capabilities at StubHub from one investigator to a global reaching and cutting edge investigations team and established StubHub’s first ever forensic lab.  The investigations team was recently assisted law enforcement and the New York District Attorney’s Office in Manhattan with the arrest of an Event Ticket Fraud / Money-Laundering Group based out of Russia. He is involved in the Anti-Phishing Working Group, DCC, Underground Economy, Merchant Risk Council and the National Cyber-Forensics & Training Alliance.

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Lisa Bolton
Operations Manager
FSW

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Over the last five years as Operations Manager with FSW, Lisa Bolton has helped to manage a 462% increase in overall sales.  Despite the rapid rate of growth, the company experienced minimal fraud due to strong prevention measures made by a passionate staff who is committed to preventing fraudulent transactions and supporting legitimate sales.  Through her leadership, Lisa has trained the FSW team on a thorough system of tracking down cardholders and verifying authorizations. With this information, stolen cards are shut down immediately before additional fraud can occur. Recently, FSW’s diligence prompted a national investigation, whereby the defendant was found guilty on 22 of 23 counts of fraud.  FSW is an internet retailer of foodservice equipment and supplies, offering over 100,000 products for both commercial and residential customers.

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Perianne M. Boring
Founder and President
Chamber of Digital Commerce

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Perianne M. Boring is the Founder and President of the Chamber of Digital Commerce, a Washington, DC-based trade association representing the interests of the digital asset community. The Digital Chamber's mission is to educate policymakers in shaping regulation and advocate for the acceptance and use of digital assets. Ms. Boring is a frequent speaker at FinTech conferences, and has also testified to governments around the world. CoinFilter named Ms. Boring the top woman in Bitcoin for her efforts in public policy, promoting a pro-growth legal framework for digital assets. Ms. Boring is also the author of the "Boring Bitcoin Report," a leading industry news blog. Prior to forming the Digital Chamber, Ms. Boring was a television host and anchor of "Prime Interest," an international finance program that aired in over 100 countries to over 650 million viewers. Ms. Boring was also a contributor at Forbes, and authored the column "Boring Economics." Ms. Boring began her career as a legislative analyst in the US House of Representatives, advising on finance, economics, tax and healthcare policy.

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Chance Bowlin
Corporate Loss Prevention Manager
Petco Animal Supplies

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Chance Bowlin is the Corporate Loss Prevention Manager for Petco Animal Supplies and is responsible for enterprise efforts in Investigations, Analytics, Reporting, Ecommerce, and Business Continuity. In this role is responsible for the development and strategy of Petco's  E-Commerce fraud control solutions and team. Prior to Petco, he held Loss Prevention positions at Target, Gander Mountain, Babies R Us, and Dollar General. Chance is a Certified Forensic Interviewer (CFI), and has earned the Loss Prevention Foundations Loss Prevention Certified (LPC) Certification.

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Adam Bowman
Vice President of Sales and Business Development
PAY.ON America

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Adam Bowman is Vice President of Sales and Business Development for PAY.ON America, bringing over 20 years of experience in payments and management consulting to this vital role, as he oversees the continued growth of PAY.ON's North American client base. Adam has in-depth knowledge of cross-border eCommerce, international merchant acquiring, and project management. He also speaks five languages - perfect for a solution provider that serves globally-oriented payment companies.

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Patrick Brown
President
IntraNext

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Patrick is president and one of three founding partners of IntraNext.  He is the principal advocate for developing call center efficiency tools and providing exemplary customer support.  Capitalizing on over 25 years of various call center experiences, the team at IntraNext have progressed into data protection application development to enhance   privacy and protect customer and agent call center interactions.  Prior to forming IntraNext in 1996, Patrick was the SVP of Operations for a large service bureau responsible for Information Systems as well as overall call center operations. The service bureau provided both inbound and outbound operations, and its primary customer base came from the telecommunications industry.  Patrick also has a 10 year background in military operations training and systems development providing him experience in organizational structure and personnel management.

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Dan Burkhart
CEO and co-founder
Recurly, Inc.

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Dan co-founded Recurly with a deep appreciation for the combination of commerce, marketing, business analytics and good user experience design. Dan brings extensive experience from his background of 16 years in roles spanning internet marketing, product marketing, strategic partnerships, business development and corporate development for eBay (Nasdaq: EBAY), and NBC Internet.

While at eBay, Dan led the Global Buyer Engagement team, the eBay Global Affiliate Program and the eBay Portal and Partner organization. Prior to eBay, Dan was a Sr. Director of Business Development for NBC Internet, where he played a key role in building the company from $20MM in revenue to $120MM. Dan attended the University of Pennsylvania's, Wharton School for his undergraduate degree in economics and received his MBA from the Anderson School at UCLA. He currently lives in San Francisco with his wife and two children. Outside of the office, Dan enjoys being a dad, and taking full advantage of the many benefits of living in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Peter Caparso
Chief Commercial Officer
BlueSnap

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Peter Caparso serves as Chief Commercial Officer for BlueSnap, a global payment gateway.  Caparso will be responsible for expanding BlueSnap¹s customer base and increasing revenue.
A payments and e-commerce executive with over 25 years of experience of building and managing successful global technology companies, Caparso is responsible for expanding BlueSnap¹s customer base and increasing revenue.
Prior to joining BlueSnap, Caparso served as Head of North America at Adyen for six years. During his tenure at Adyen, Caparso oversaw the creation of multiple U.S. offices as well as the consummation of numerous mid-size, large and Fortune 500 merchants. Before joining Adyen, Caparso was EVP of Sales, Business Development and Account Management for all global e-commerce operations at the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS). He began his career in payments technology at Bibit, which was acquired by RBS in 2004. Caparso holds a BA in Economics from Villanova and an MBA from Boston College.

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Gary Cardone
CEO and Co-Founder
Chargebacks911

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Gary Cardone is the CEO and co-founder of Chargebacks911, a comprehensive risk management company that helps card-not-present merchants compete in global markets. Cardone has years of first-hand experience as a merchant and knows the unique problems of the card-not-present environment.  Pioneering one of the largest commodity markets in Europe, Cardone helped build Fortune 50, Dynegy Inc., DYN, from 1987 to 2002 and was CEO/President of Dynegy Europe. He is personally credited as the architect of the National Balancing Point, heralded to be one of the most efficient energy trading hubs in the world. He co-founded Chargebacks911 based on his experience and unique acumen, recognizing that the 'payments industry' would become a highly commoditized environment and that e-commerce Merchants would need dynamic risk management tools in order to keep pace with evolving digital growth.

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Karen Coffey
Senior Payment Strategist
W. Capra Consulting Group

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Karen has been a payments enthusiast for almost ten years, guiding clients through the complex and varied payment processing environments focused in the card-not-present space.  Karen uses a solutions oriented approach to integration, process improvement and operational efficiencies.  Karen’s previous experience in training and development is at the core of her consultative approach through the use of education, advocacy and industry knowledge transfer.

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Andi Cook
Marketing Manager
Transaction Network Services Inc.

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Andi Cook is the Marketing Lead for TNS’ Telecommunications Services Division (TSD).  She heads TNS’ efforts to drive brand awareness for the TNS’ identity, network, and mobility product lines, as well as coordinates and oversees industry participation, sponsorships, events, trade shows and messaging. Andi enjoys developing innovative marketing campaigns and collateral which help deliver unique solutions to our customers and improve customer experience. Andi also serves as the Product Marketing Lead for TNSVerify, the most trustworthy phone-based identity verification tool available in the marketplace.

Andi previously worked for TARGUSinfo, an information services company that delivers data about consumers and businesses in real-time. At TARGUSinfo, Andi worked as a data analyst and as a verification program and market development manager, which have helped to shape her expertise in the identity software market.

Andi holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Systems Engineering from the University of Virginia, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and achieved a minor in Economics.  She was honored by the National Society of Collegiate Scholars for Outstanding Scholarship, Leadership and Service and holds a professional qualification in Pragmatic Marketing.

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Ralph Dangelmaier
CEO
BlueSnap

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Ralph Dangelmaier is CEO of BlueSnap, where he is leading the charge to establish BlueSnap as the payments leader in e-commerce. A payment processing veteran, Ralph brings a wealth of experience creating products for retailers, processors and financial institutions and has a proven track record of growing companies both organically and through M&A activity. Under his stewardship, companies have successfully capitalized on the rapid growth in commerce to increase their revenue and stock value.
Ralph has more than 25 years of experience in strategy, marketing, sales, and revenue, product, SaaS, development and delivery services for global customer base. Most recently, Ralph served as the President of Global Markets and Services for ACI Worldwide, a global provider of electronic payment software and solutions. While at ACI, he managed more than 1200 global resources and established consistent global sales and services practices to improve overall predictability of forecasting, deliver consistent client experience and increase cross- selling for this $700M company.
Prior to ACI, he was the CEO of P&H Solutions, leading the business from its early stages to more than $40 million of revenue before its acquisition by ACI in 2006.

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Mike Davis
Vice President of Sales
Chargeback.com

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As Chargeback.com’s VP of Sales, Mike Davis not only has an extensive history in sales leadership but also brings some intense golfing skills to the team. Mike enjoys networking and developing relationships with merchants, but his biggest reward is uncovering and finding solutions to merchant’s pain-points. When Mike is home he loves spending time with his wife and three kids. Watching them play sports is his favorite past-time, although golfing comes in a close second.

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Mark deCausmeaker
Director of Multi-Channel Sales
Reeds Jewelers

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As the Director of Multi-Channel Sales, Mark deCausmeaker oversees e-Commerce and consumer credit at Reeds Jewelers.  Reeds Jewelers operates 68 brick and mortar stores in thirteen states as well as maintaining several websites, the primary property being Reeds.com.  He has over forty years of retail Jewelry experience including stints with Harris of New York, Rogers & Holland, and Service Merchandise.

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Terry D. Dooley
Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer (CIO)
SHAZAM Network

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Terry leads the SHAZAM’s business and product development, application development and IT infrastructure, corporate and IT security, vendor and customer relationship management, security consultative services and business continuity groups.
In addition to his role at SHAZAM, Terry is chairman of the Payments Processing Information Sharing Council (PPISC), past chairman of the Secure Remote Payment Council (SRPc) and vice chairman of the Debit Network Alliance (DNA).

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Monica Eaton
COO - Founder and Owner
Chargebacks911

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Monica Eaton is an entrepreneur and business leader with expertise in technology systems and threat metrics, product development, e-commerce retention, risk relativity and agile process design. She has co-founded a number of successful companies—including Chargebacks911, eConsumerServices and Global Risk Technologies—and currently fulfills executive management roles within each organization. Eaton has earned a reputation for developing effective and innovative business solutions, helping merchants and banks to achieve maximum sustainability while supporting consumers in resolving transaction issues in order to main greater balance.  Eaton's deep understanding of the digital transaction life cycle and unique value chain echosphere, provides the Company with unparalleled knowledge and skill set.

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Shawn Edmunds
Vice President-North America
ValidSoft Limited

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Shawn Edmunds is a highly experienced business executive with over 15 years of driving innovation with sales to create over $100M is new business.  Formerly with Nuance, Shawn has a diverse background in speech and voice biometrics technologies that are helping ValidSoft continue its rapid global push into North America.

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Joe Emig
VP of Business Development for International Acquiring
Payvision

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As VP of Business Development for International Acquiring, Joe Emig manages Payvision’s North American Partnership Program and supports USA and Canadian acquirers, ISOs, Payment Service Providers, and their merchants with the ambition to expand internationally. Joe shares his expertise in multi-currency processing and in global acquiring, providing these partners with solutions to reduce barriers to entry and create processing efficiencies for global e-commerce engagement. Joe holds a B.A. degree in International Relations from Brigham Young University and J.D. degree from Arizona State University College of Law.
As one of Payvision’s ambassadors, Joe has been featured as a panelist and speaker on payments industry topics at major payment events and conferences. These include the CNP Expo, Electronic Transaction Association (ETA), Direct Response Forum, and Global Acquiring Conference. Joe has contributed to various white papers and has represented Payvision as part of the Cross Border E-Commerce Community initiatives (http://www.crossborder-ecommerce.com/).

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Carla Erlick
Vice-President of Sales and Business Development
Optimal Payments

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Carla Erlick is Vice-President of Sales and Business Development for Optimal Payments. Carla joined the company in 2005 and has over 15 years' experience in e-commerce, international payments, and online gateway technologies; more specifically merchant accounts, mobile and alternative payments and risk management services. Carla’s responsibilities include generating new business through B2B and B2C sales, partnerships and new strategic opportunities. With a strong understanding of the industry, she is instrumental in implementing customised payment solutions for businesses around the world. Carla holds a BComm from Queen's University.

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Julie Fergerson
Senior Vice President of Industry Solutions
Ethoca

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Julie Fergerson, Senior Vice President of Industry Solutions at Ethoca, is one of the industry’s foremost experts on Internet payments fraud. Fergerson has over 20 years of experience in the online payments and fraud management industry and holds patents for secure transaction order management processing and preventing fraudulent electronic transactions. She joined Ethoca in 2010 to help drive adoption of its collaborative ecommerce fraud prevention platform. Before joining Ethoca, Fergerson was Vice President of Emerging Technologies at Debix and Co-Founder and Vice President of Emerging Technologies at ClearCommerce. She is a co-founder of the Merchant Risk Council (MRC) and an ITRC board member, where she created and lead the Victim Assistance Program, a collaborative effort between the National Cyber Forensics Training Alliance (NCTFA), the ITRC and Debix to provide notification and assistance to consumers whose identities have been compromised and found on crime servers by law enforcement.

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Anne Fields
Director Financial Compliance
Crutchfield Corporation

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Anne Fields is the Director Financial Compliance for the Crutchfield Corporation located in Charlottesville, Virginia. Crutchfield is a major e-commerce consumer electronics merchant both in the United States and in Canada. Anne has over 22 years’ experience in the online payments, chargeback and fraud prevention areas. During her tenure at Crutchfield she has designed a manual review process; Anne has led Crutchfield’s manual review team, as well as implemented company chargeback prevention practices. She has followed the evolution of the card-not-present payment industry from its earlier years; its relatively recent explosive growth necessitated Anne to understand payment transaction qualification and to develop a company interchange qualification strategy.
Anne is a graduate of the University of Alabama and has a MBA from Averett University. She volunteers her time as a college chapter Financial Advisor to her college sorority, Kappa Alpha Theta.

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Robbie Fritts
Fraud Manager
OpenTable

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Robbie Fritts leads Fraud for OpenTable, and has built the function from the group up. He oversees all company fraud risks and his main focus is on ecommerce products. Robbie and his team’s primary responsibilities are to define fraud strategy, establish automated detection solutions, and drive operations (e.g. analysis, support, chargebacks. etc.). In addition to fraud, Robbie works in many cross functional groups and advises audiences on relevant risks. He is an integral part of scaling OpenTable’s innovate Payments Solution. He is active in the fraud community and you can frequently find him at fraud meet-ups or events. Prior to OpenTable, Robbie spent 4+ years as a Manager of Trust & Safety at the online remote work marketplace, oDesk (now Elance-oDesk).

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Ralf Gladis
Co-founder and Managing Director
Computop

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Ralf is the Co-founder and Managing Director of the German based companies Computop GmbH and Computop International GmbH. In addition, Ralf acts as CEO at Computop, Inc. and Managing Director at Computop Hong Kong Ltd.
Prior to founding Computop, Ralf developed databases and wrote books and articles published by large German IT editors. In 1993 Ralf and Frank Arnoldt, a fellow Business Information Technology student at the University of Bamberg, Germany, founded Computop. Upon entering the ecommerce business in 1997, they founded German Computop GmbH. Today, the company provides international payment solutions to over 2,500 mid-large sized multichannel merchants with a yearly processing volume of $7 billion.
During the early years, Ralf acted as the architect of the Paygate’s software development, strongly utilizing his technical background. Later, he focused on sales and partner relations. Today, Ralf is responsible for the international expansion and strategic planning at Computop.

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Anubhav Gupta
IT Director
Bell and Howell

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Anubhav Gupta is IT Director at Bell and Howell. He manages the SAP ecosystem at Bell and Howell and has lead several SAP integration projects. Anubhav holds Masters in Computer Science from North Carolina State University, Masters in Business Management from Xavier School of Management and Bachelors in Technology from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur.

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Michael  Hagen
CEO
IDchecker

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Michael Hagen founded IDchecker, a specialist in online identity verification, in 2004. IDchecker was developed after identifying a strong need for efficient ID verification in the Dutch pre-employment industry. After a few of years of being market leader in the Netherlands, IDchecker entered the global market for online identity verification. IDchecker is now active in a range of industries all over the globe. Prior to IDchecker, Michael worked as a purchasing and logistics manager at Profish before leaving to build DyFlex, a private employment agency in North Holland. DyFlex was sold in 2008 to In Person.

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Curt Haid
Director, Digital Risk Fraud & Payments
Ria Financial

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Curt is a dynamic, seasoned executive with over 20 years of experience in the financial services, payments and e-commerce industries.  He is known for his consummate business expertise, advisement and leadership within the credit and financial arenas.  His background covers a wide range of businesses, including credit cards, retail credit, payday lending, prepaid debit and international money remittance.  Throughout his career, Curt has specialized in risk management, fraud prevention, analytics and payment processing.  Curt is currently the Director of Risk Fraud & Payments at Ria Financial Services where he is responsible for the fraud mitigation and payment strategies for Ria’s digital business.  Prior to joining Ria, Curt held senior-level positions at HSBC, Citigroup, Nordstrom Bank, FICO, Think Finance and Rev Worldwide. Curt holds an MBA from Golden Gate University and is a graduate of Western Washington University with a degree in Business and Finance.

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Iain Johnston
Chief Operating Officer
Semafone

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Iain Johnston is Semafone’s Chief Operating Officer; responsible for all aspects of product development and delivery. This includes research and development, building and production, implementation and customer support. Previously, Iain was head of the PCI Programme at Sky and has also spent time as a consultant for BT developing their PCI value proposition. He joins Semafone from Strategic Transformation, where he has been a Director for ten years.

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Dan Kramer
Senior Vice President of Marketing and Merchant Services
SHAZAM Network

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Dan is responsible for directing the marketing and merchant strategic and operational functions for the SHAZAM Network. He leads the innovation and expansion of company merchant and marketing products and services, providing guidance and coordination from the customers’ perspectives.Dan has an extensive 19-year background in merchant portfolio management, electronic funds transfer (EFT) sales and EFT marketing. He joined SHAZAM in 1999 as a Merchant Product Manager and became the senior vice president of merchant services in 2001. From 2001 to 2006, Dan focused his efforts on strengthening and expanding SHAZAM’s acquiring business. He moved to his current role of senior vice president of marketing and merchant services in 2006.In 2007, Dan joined the board of directors for the Iowa Grocery Industry Association (IGIA). He has served as chairman of the IGIA, president of Prevent Child Abuse Iowa and currently serves on the boards of Iowa and Missouri Grocers Association and the YMCA of Greater Des Moines.Dan holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Loyola University in New Orleans, Louisiana. 

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Troy Leach
Chief Technology Officer
PCI Security Standards Council

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Troy Leach is the Chief Technology Officer for the PCI Security Standards Council (SSC). In his role, Mr. Leach partners with Council representatives, Participating Organizations and industry leaders to develop comprehensive standards and strategies to secure payment card data and the supporting infrastructure.
He is a congressional subject matter expert on payment security and the current chairman of the Council’s Standards Committee. Prior to joining the PCI Council, Mr. Leach has held various positions in IT management, software development, systems administration, network engineering, security assessment, forensic analytics and incident response for data compromise. Mr. Leach holds a Master of Science in Telecommunications & Network Management as well as a graduate degree in Information Security Management from Syracuse University.

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Phil Levy
Vice President, eCommerce Solutions
First Data Corporation

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Phil Levy is Vice President, eCommerce Solutions for First Data Corporation.  In this role, Phil is responsible for product strategy and commercialization of First Data’s suite of Card-not-Present payment solutions.
Prior to joining First Data in 2009, Phil was Sr. Vice President, eCommerce at Fidelity National Information Services (FIS).  In this role, Phil was responsible for product development, sales and customer support for the Company’s eCommerce payment processing and risk management business.  Prior to FIS, Phil was Vice President, Retail & Government Solutions at eFunds Corporation responsible for delivery of payment and risk management solutions to the Retail and Government markets. 
Phil has more than 20 years experience in product management, sales, business development and marketing with companies including i2 Technologies, Savvis Communications and Hewlett-Packard.  Phil is a graduate of Lafayette College and the University of Rochester, Simon School of Business.

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Stephen Lin
Senior Director of Business Operations
Smarter Travel

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Stephen Lin joined Smarter Travel more than a decade ago as Manager of Ad Operations.  Within a year he became the company’s first Product Manager and was subsequently promoted to Director of Product and then VP of Product around the time the company was acquired by TripAdvisor.  Stephen later jumped tracks by becoming VP of Audience Development and most recently Senior Director of Business Operations where he manages Fraud, Member Services, Compliance, Data Science, and Analytics.

Stephen is also a dotcom crash survivor and unabashed Star Wars geek whose brain is littered with entirely too much pop culture and music trivia.

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Laura Lively
Sr. Credit Risk Operations Manager, eCommerce
Advance Auto Parts

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Laura joined Advance Auto Parts in October 2009.  She is responsible for the areas of payments, risk, disputes and fraud for Advance’s B2C eCommerce channel.  Previously Laura held positions with ShopNBC/Evine handling the operational portion of the Credit Department: including risk, fraud, and an inbound payment unit. Prior to moving into the retail & ecommerce environment, Laura handled fraud and investigations on credit, debit and commercial cards for two national banks. Laura has a Master’s Degree in Economic Fraud from Utica College in New York.
Speaking experience:
A seasoned Toastmaster, Laura has earned several speaking levels of expertise within Toastmasters’ educational tracts. She has also served several years in various positions of leadership in Toastmasters and in 2009 was named Area Governor of the Year. Laura shares her expertise on fraud and identity theft and enjoys speaking to diverse groups to include: college classes, small business networking groups and high school students.

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David W. Lott
Retail Payments Expert
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

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Dave Lott is a Retail Payments Expert with the Retail Payments Risk Forum of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and has more than 35 years of experience in the Retail Banking and Payments industries.  As part of the team at the Retail Payments Risk Forum, Dave works with payments stakeholders in researching payment systems and products, focusing on risks and mitigating strategies.  A key area of focus for his present work is customer, transaction and data security issues.  As such, Dave has done considerable work with the wide range of card and payment technologies including card; mobile devices including tablets, phones; other payment form factors, and their various delivery channels including ATMs, online and call centers.  Dave works with representatives from the Federal Reserve Bank in Boston in facilitating the meetings of the Mobile Payments Industry Workgroup.  He is a member of the BITS Payment Card Fraud Sub-Group as well as a representative of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta in other inter-agency and intra-Federal Reserve System working groups.

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Tom Malin
ERP Manager
Omega Engineering

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Tom Malin is the ERP Manager at Omega Engineering. He manages the SyteLine (CloudSuite Industrial) ecosystem and has lead the worldwide implementation of Sales/Manufacturing/Distribution sites across North America and Asia. Tom has integrated the SyteLine software with 3DSI to take advantage of tokenization with additional integration to third party shipping software. He is a seasoned IT executive with over 25 years of experience with ERP, data analytics, programming and operational/logistics management.

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Brad Malloy
Fraud Investigator
Riot Games

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Brad Malloy is a Fraud Investigator with Riot Games of Santa Monica, CA.   Prior to working at Riot, Brad worked in fraud for 3 years with Citi and TD banks on the front lines, handling regulation E claims and interfacing directly with customers.  Now, Brad works on creating and improving tools for chargeback management so that Riot can continue to be good stewards of our players' funds.  When not working on tools, Brad also works on stat tracking and automation.

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Jeff Mathena
VP, Information Technology
TicketNetwork

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Jeff Mathena is an Information Technology leader and US Marine Corps veteran who is responsible for designing, implementing, and supporting TicketNetwork’s IT infrastructure. Jeff combines the discipline and adaptability of his military background with the fluidity of entrepreneurial environments and the structure of large Fortune 100 companies to build extremely efficient IT teams. Jeff’s teams partner with business operations to leverage technology to build value, drive growth, and create adaptable environments that are continuously improving. He has over 20 years of progressive IT leadership experience and previously served as Director of Technical Security for Lincoln Financial Group.

Jeff graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell with a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (with a minor in business) and earned a M.S. in Computer Information Systems from Boston University.

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John McDonnell
Co-founder and CEO
Bitnet Technologies Lt

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John McDonnell is the co-founder and CEO of Bitnet Technologies Ltd, a payment processing platform that enables merchants to accept digital currencies such as Bitcoin.  Prior to founding Bitnet, John has held executive roles at Visa, CyberSource (acquired by Visa in 2010), Paymo (now BOKU), PaylinX (merged with CyberSource in 2000) and TNS.  Earlier in his career, John practiced securities law and has also been an active private investor with extensive board experience.  John earned his B.A. degree with honors from Stanford University and his J.D. from UCLA law school.

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Will Mowat
Risk Analyst
Shopify

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Will Mowat has been working in risk and fraud prevention for 8 years.  His initial years were spent with Protus guiding their initial fraud prevention platform, and then continuing with j2 Global as a Sr. Risk Analyst after they acquired Protus in 2010.  In 2013, Will joined Shopify as the original Risk Analyst and he has been heavily involved Risk Prevention strategies including Collections, Risk Analysis, Underwriting, and Fraud Prevention for Shopify Payments (Shopify’s built-in payment platform).

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Amy Mushahwar
Counsel and Chief Information Security Officer
ZwillGen PLLC

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Amy Mushahwar is a data privacy and security attorney with more than 15 years experience in the technology industry in both legal and technical capacities. She regularly advises on regulatory issues involving e-commerce and information security, such as, the use of mobile platforms in banking transactions, online payment platforms and PCI compliance for payment cards. Additionally, Amy has considerable experience assisting companies of all sizes with establishing information security programs from the ground up and helping companies with established security programs update their information security risk management posture.

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Skip Myers
Director of Loss Prevention and Risk Strategy
Micro Center/Micro Electronics Inc.

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Skip Myers is Director of Loss Prevention and Risk Strategy at Micro Center/Micro Electronics Inc., a leading computer and electronics retailer and eCommerce company. Skip’s experience spans over 30 years across law enforcement, fraud investigations, retail loss prevention, eCommerce risk strategy and on-line fraud prevention. Skip is focused on building strategic partnerships and developing eCommerce fraud and risk programs. He has successfully led teams to investigate and reduce charge-backs related to card-not-present fraud while prosecuting offenders, increasing on-line revenue and manual review efficiencies. Skip is actively involved with industry events as a speaker and contributor to articles covering a range of topics that include, “How to Ruin a Bad Guy’s Day”.

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Michael Orlando
CEO, Co-Fonder
Fit Pay, Inc.

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With 22 years of experience in the payment services industry, Michael is an inspirational and strategic-minded leader who has played a key role in the growth and development of successful teams and companies.

In 2014, Michael started Fit Pay, a platform to enable an entirely new way for securely transacting consumer sales via wearable devices. It frees consumers from having to carry cash or credit cards by allowing their identity and payment information to be activated with unique biometric indicators.

Prior to founding Fit Pay, Michael served as Chief Sales & Revenue Office at Jumio; a next-generation payments and ID software-as-a-service company that utilizes proprietary computer vision technology to reduce mobile payment friction and ID fraud.

As Senior Vice President, Global Sales and Services at CyberSource, Michael oversaw all enterprise sales and professional services functions worldwide. During his tenure, Michael was responsible for driving revenue growth from $35M to $340M and establishing new international offices in Singapore, China, Brazil, Australia, and Dubai. In 2010, he served in a primary role in the acquisition of CyberSource by Visa Inc., guiding the business strategy, establishing the synergy rationale of the acquisition, and assisting with the negotiation and execution of the transaction, which resulted in a $2B purchase price – a 42% market premium.

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Ying Ying Pang
Fraud Queen
Smarter Travel

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’Fraud Queen’ is just one of the titles she’s earned after seven years at SmarterTravel, a subsidiary of TripAdvisor. (No really, it says so on her business card.)  When she’s not reigning over fraud for two online travel brands – Jetsetter.com and Tingo.com – she handles analytics for business operations, product management, sales, and marketing across all seven brands within the SmarterTravel portfolio.

Ying Ying has soft spots for 90s R&B, professional tennis, and ruthlessly pranking co-workers; said spots cover approximately 72% of her heart.

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Harold Paulson
Director of Fraud Risk Management North America
eBay Enterprise

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Harold Paulson is the Director of Fraud Risk Management North America for eBay Enterprise.  In this role, Harold is responsible for managing ecommerce fraud risk for 100+ retail websites with over $5B in annual sales.  
Before joining eBay Enterprise in 2011, Harold was responsible for ecommerce authorizations policy and merchant risk management for Chase Card Services.  Harold has over 25 years of card industry experience in technology, operations, and risk management, and is a co-inventor for several patented fraud risk innovations.

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George Peabody
Senior Director
Glenbrook Partners

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George Peabody is on the Bitcoin team at Glenbrook Partners, one of the authors of Glenbrook’s Bitcoin and Beyond workshops.  He’s worked for Glenbrook clients and written widely on payments security, authentication, and identity management.
George brings 10 years in payments technology and 25 years in IT and entrepreneurial management to help clients with strategy and market development. He applies his consulting expertise across a  range of business and technology issues with particular emphasis on competitive positioning, technology investment road mapping, and innovation.

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Aaron Press
Director, Market Planning, eCommerce and Payments
LexisNexis Risk Solutions

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Aaron Press is Director, Market Planning, eCommerce and Payments, at LexisNexis Risk Solutions.  Aaron's experience stretches across the payments and technology industry landscape, from issuing to processing to acquiring. He is a frequent speaker at industry events and has published articles and white papers covering a range of issues in payments.  Previously, Mr. Press led strategic initiatives to develop and market secure electronic payment products and solutions, including EMV and mobile payments, for issuers, processors, and merchants at Gemalto. At Chase Paymentech, he directed payments industry research, competitive analysis, and thought leadership programs to drive marketing, innovation, and product development. Mr. Press also worked in corporate development at Alliance Data, directing strategic analysis of new innovations in payments and loyalty services. He holds a Master's Degree from George Mason University, and a BA from The University of Texas at Austin.

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Bharathi  Ramavarjula
Payment Partnerships
Facebook

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Bharathi Ramavarjula is responsible for APAC Payments at Facebook. She brings a wealth of experience to Facebook, having successfully implemented global payment connectivity for large enterprises (Walmart.com, Microsoft, Amazon and Hewlett Packard) as well as top payment companies (Visa and PayPal). Prior to Facebook she led the product management function at Cybersource and was responsible for expanding Cybersource's payment reach across the globe. Earlier she drove Walmart.com's ecommerce and mobile payments in emerging markets. While at Visa, Bharathi focused on driving ecommerce product innovation and increasing Visa acceptance via dynamic authentication and Visa Alerts. Previously she developed payments web services at Amazon and cross border payments at PayPal. Bharathi’s career began at Hewlett Packard Labs as a research scientist designing algorithms for code generation and compilers.

She holds an MBA from Stanford Business School, and MS in Computer Science from UMASS, Amherst.

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Rick Ricker
VP, Business Development for Enterprise Payment Solutions
3Delta Systems

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Rick Ricker is Vice President of Business Development for Enterprise Payment Solutions at 3Delta Systems.  He is responsible for the strategic development and management of the CardVault tokenization service and sales to 3DSI’s enterprise customers which CardVault targets.  Previously, he was 3DSI’s Director of Operations where he helped develop 3DSI’s customer support, product delivery, sales and billing infrastructure, managing all implementation and service issues.  A 3Delta veteran since 2000, Mr. Ricker has over 30 years of experience in operations, marketing and finance, in the federal government, real estate and card processing industries.

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Michael Roche
Vice President of Sales Engineering
CardinalCommerce

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Michael Roche is the Vice President of Sales Engineering, where he focuses on developing and strengthening relationships with enterprise partners, in order to provide them with eCommerce solutions tailored to their needs. He is instrumental in soliciting feedback from Customers to improve current products and shape new product development. Michael has been with CardinalCommerce since 2003, serving in many different capacities throughout his tenure. He is the founding member of the sales force and merchant support teams, where he has had the opportunity to contribute and lead the development of all of Cardinal’s Consumer Authentication programs, while working very closely with both Visa and MasterCard on their design and deployment of 3-D Secure. Michael is is active with many industry organizations He is frequently invited to speak at industry events on various payments- and fraud-related topics, in the U.S. and internationally.

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Cameron Ross
Director of Payments Strategy
Eckoh

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Cameron helps drive Eckoh's preeminent position of PCI DSS expertise and managing CNP cardholder data in the contact centre field. Co-founding an international secure call recording solutions business in 2001 called Veritape, Cameron followed this business with its sale to Eckoh in 2013. Cameron coded core elements of Eckoh’s call recording platform which is now deployed on call centre desktops around the globe. Most recently, Cameron facilitated the invention of Eckoh’s patented CallGuard technology. This innovative solution enables companies around the world to prevent sensitive card data from accessing their call recording systems or agent screens.

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Tracy Stack
International Sales & Order Risk Manager
Crutchfield Corporation

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Tracy has 19 years with Crutchfield Corporation with 11 years managing the risk review team.  Under her leadership the company has revamped manual review process to increase efficiency, provided agents with systematic workflow, reduced chargeback rates for 9 consecutive years increasing revenue targets and reducing fraud exposure.  Tracy holds a Bachelor of Science in Social Science from Florida State University.  She is actively involved with her sorority, Gamma Phi Beta, currently working with new chapters and finance.

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David Stewart
Corporate Security Manager
Virgin America

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David Stewart manages the Corporate Security department of Virgin America, which he has done since the airline's launch in 2007.  David, along with his Corporate Security team, manages physical campus security, loss prevention efforts, regulatory matters and threat evaluations.

David consults on the security direction and leadership for a wide variety of events, including Virgin America launches, across the U.S.  Prior to joining Virgin America, David spearheaded airport security communications and policies for American Airlines."

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Adam Taylor
Senior Manager, Payments Security
Discover Financial Services

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Adam Taylor, Senior Manager for Discover Network's Payment Security Team, brings to the table 12 years of Financial Services experience.  Having previously held positions in Marketing , Decision Support and Information Technology,  Adam currently focuses within the Risk organization on minimizing fraud losses through the promotion of collaboration/understanding between Merchant, Issuing and Acquiring Communities.  In addition to co-chairing the Merchant Risk Council's Conference Committee, Adam organizes multiple risk summits each year for Discover Network and Diners Club International Partners.  Prior to joining Discover, Adam held decision support roles at Acxiom and  worked as an equity analyst for an independent research firm.  Adam holds a bachelor degree in Economics, with emphasis on International Trade.

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Amador Testa
Chief Product Officer
Emailage

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Amador Testa is a product and risk management expert with 15 years of expertise in financial services fraud prevention.  As Emailage’s Chief Product Officer, Mr. Testa oversees the research and advancement of the latest technologies in fraud strategy.  Under his leadership, the company has received national acclaim and has been recognized by Forbes as one of the Most Promising Companies in America.  Prior to joining Emailage, Mr. Testa was the Director of Personal Savings & Card Acquisitions Fraud Risk Management at American Express and later Senior Vice President for Fraud Risk at Citigroup. Mr. Testa has a bachelor’s degree in Law and a master’s degree in Business.

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Jeffrey Thaler
Global Head of Business Development
BillTech

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Jeffrey Thaler is a seasoned attorney with diverse experience in payments, business development and e-commerce.  Prior to entering the payments industry 15 years go, he represented entertainment companies such as Fox, Warner Brothers and the William Morris Talent Agency. Today he is a senior member of BillTech's executive team.  Jeffrey is responsible for BillTech's strategic planning efforts, acts as the company's senior in-house counsel, and collaborates in risk management and product development.  Jeffrey has been instrumental in cultivating strategic partnerships with key industry stakeholders and successfully introducing 40+ different payment options across 62 different currencies to BillTech's secure payment platform.

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Michael Timmons
Director of IT
1000bulbs.com

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Mike is a distinguished Senior-Level Information Technology Director that has a full understanding of how to bring IT solutions to the business coupled with expertise in managing projects within Information Systems, ERP, Warehouse Management systems, Telecommunications, Customer service within the Distribution – Manufacturing environments. This includes budget responsibilities, infrastructure build outs, company consolidations and mergers, as well as contract/lease interpretations. Before joining 1000Bulbs in August 2009, Mike was with Eljer Inc and Jacuzzi Brands.

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Paul Tomasofsky
President
Secure Remote Payment Council

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Paul Tomasofsky, President, Secure Remote Payment Council, is a person who wears many hats.  Established in 2009, the Secure Remote Payment Council is dedicated to the growth, development and market adoption of debit based internet eCommerce, emerging eCommerce payment types, and mobile channel payment methods that meet or exceed the security standards for pinned based card present payments. Mr. Tomasofsky is a well-known payment systems executive with over 34 years’ experience in retail financial services. In 2003, Mr. Tomasofsky founded Two Sparrows Consulting.  It specializes in all aspects of small-value payment systems. Mr. Tomasofsky specializes in operations analysis, strategic planning, training, competitive analysis, and product development. During the past eleven years he has consulted extensively on  prepaid cards, debit cards, merchant acquiring, bill payment and presentment, reward programs, EMV, payments risk management, product positioning, outsourced procurement and operational topics.  In December 2013, he became the Executive Director of the Debit Network Alliance.  In the summer of 2014, he became a Partner in McGovern Smith Advisors.  In 2008, Mr. Tomasofsky served as interim Executive Director of the Network Branded Prepaid Card Association. He is a frequent speaker at industry gatherings.

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Dr. Stephen Topliss
Vice President of Services & Support
ThreatMetrix

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Dr. Stephen Topliss has 15 years’ experience in consulting, management and business development in the software industry. At ThreatMetrix, Dr. Topliss was initially responsible for opening the European office in 2010, and providing regional consulting and support services, before moving into the global role in San Jose in 2013.
Prior to ThreatMetrix, he was director of presales engineering and international shared services at Callidus Software, where he was responsible for managing technical teams in both presales and solution delivery.  Earlier in his career, he held various consulting positions, contributing the success of large scale software deployments at companies like Vodafone, HSBC, ING and others. Dr. Topliss holds a Ph.D. in Space Plasma Physics from University College London.

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Carl Tucker
Head of CyberSource Managed Services
Visa

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Carl Tucker; Head of CyberSource Managed Risk Services, oversees the development, delivery, and innovation of Managed Risk Services solutions globally, working with startups, businesses in emerging markets, merchants in high-risk fraud categories, and top Internet brands to provide consultation and fraud screening services on a regional and global basis.  Carl has a B.S. in Business from Pepperdine University and a MBA in Finance and International Business from the University of Colorado.

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Trent Voigt
CEO
JetPay Payment Services

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Mr. Trent Voigt serves as CEO of JetPay Payment Services, which is a division of JetPay Corp. (NASDAQ: JTPY), a full service front-end and back-end processor. Mr. Voigt has held the CEO position since he bought the processing company in 2001.
From 1990 until 2000 Mr. Voigt served as CEO of Triumphant Enterprises Inc., a front-end processor he founded, until he engineered the sale to a private equity firm in 1999.
He held the position of EVP at Vectrix.com, an e-commerce solution provider and was also Director of Engineering at NBS, a payment terminal manufacturer.
Mr. Voigt has served for 14 years on the Baylor University Engineering and Sciences board where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Engineering. Mr. Voigt holds many patents including Electronic Money Order Printing.
Today he is responsible for the Payments division of JetPay Corp. and the growth of the international company JetPay Solutions Ltd.

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Tobi Walter
COO and Co-Founder
Shoeboxed.com

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Tobi Walter is the COO and Co-Founder of Shoeboxed.com, the preferred small business expense tracking solution for over 500,000 users worldwide; fighting the seemingly unnecessary bookkeeping hassles for Small Business Superheros around the globe.
An investment banker turned entrepreneur, Tobi got his MBA from top business schools in Germany and France before working with Societe Generale in Capital Markets and Morgan Stanley in Mergers and Acquisitions.
In 2006, Tobi joined his first start-up – studiVZ (think: the German Facebook) – during its founding days and became part of the six person management team of the later 200 employee company. As the company’s VP of International Markets, Tobi led the site’s roll-out to eight foreign markets, leading a team of 60 people. He was also intimately involved in the acquisition of studiVZ for €85 million in 2007, before starting Shoeboxed in 2008.

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Jennifer Watkins
Director, Credit Card Services & Fraud Prevention
ARC

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Jennifer Watkins is Director, Credit Card Services & Fraud Prevention at ARC.  Jennifer has over 18 years experience in the payments and airline industries. Her background includes managing the secure and cost effective settlement of over $80 Billion a year in payment transactions initiated by the over 13,000 travel agents in the U.S.  Her expertise is in airline payment trends, acceptance and processing.  Current focus at ARC is improving the credit card acceptance and chargeback management process between travel agents and airlines, and educating travel agents about card-not-present credit card acceptance, fraud trends, and fraud prevention.

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Michael Weaver
Industry Relations Manager
Sift Science

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Michael Weaver is Industry Relations Manager at Sift Science, a company providing fraud detection powered by adaptive machine learning. Previously he managed the fraud team at GameStop.com and trained the fraud operations department for Walmart.com

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Michael Wiggins
Payment Protection Manager
accesso Technology Group

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Michael Wiggins is the Payment Protection Manager for accesso Technology Group, the premier technology solutions provider to the global attractions and leisure industry.  Michael’s chief responsibilities include consulting with clients to develop and deploying comprehensive global fraud prevention strategies, policies, and to identify fraud control improvements. In addition, Michael is responsible for managing partnerships with our payments partners and internal departments to evaluate and identify emerging technologies and adapting to new approaches and features to excel our long term strategic vision.

Prior to joining accesso Technology Group in 2013, Michael spent 5 years Universal Orlando Resort in various Finance roles. During his tenure at Universal, Michael played a key role in identifying efficient ways to identify fraud and worked with internal departments to establish and implement the eCommerce Loss Prevention Department at Universal Orlando Resort.

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Ryan Wilk
Director - Customer Success
NuData Security

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Ryan Wilk is the Director - Customer Success at NuData Security. In his role at NuData, Wilk is responsible to ensure the success of every NuData customer during the lifetime of the partnership. This includes guiding customers through the implementation process as well as managing the post implementation relationship. In his previous role, Wilk was the Manager, Trust and Safety at StubHub, where he managed the order review team and was responsible for the operation and optimization of StubHub’s fraud management tools. Prior to joining StubHub, Wilk spent 8 years with Universal Parks & Resorts in various eCommerce roles. Wilk has also been active in the industry at large, founding and chairing the MRC’s Ticket Affinity Group as well as creating the Theme Park Round Table.

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Brodrick Williams
Operating Vice President of Fraud and LP
HSN

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Brodrick Williams is the Operating Vice President of Fraud and LP for HSNi. In this role Brodrick is responsible for all fraud and loss prevention efforts across HSNi’s Omni Channel retail portfolio in stores, online, fulfillment, and television. He has established and implemented ecommerce fraud management tools across various ecommerce sites of HSNi.

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Susan Wilson
Manager of Strategic Data
JD Byrider

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Susan Wilson joined JD Byrider in 2000 and responsible for all strategic data analysis and software development in collections and payment acceptance.  JD Byrider is a franchise organization that supports over 160 locations and have sold more than 1 million vehicles.  As the company has grown, Susan has been responsible for finding solutions for more efficient payment processing while dealing with the challenges of ever-changing legal requirements.  She has experience with NACHA file integration as well as working with numerous companies to increase the options available for customer payments

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