Join thought leaders and senior executives in the digital, risk and fraud space, from across the Asia Pacific region for the Digital Identity Summit APAC 2017.
As this diverse region tackles huge digital growth and increasing cyber crime attacks there is an increasing need for cross-industry collaboration to equip APAC businesses with the best approaches and most innovative technologies for establishing trusted identities and securing transactions on the Internet.
Caca Lam is a professional event host, a former TV News Anchor for Cable TV & HKTV, prestigious winner of the Hong Kong Master of Ceremonies Competition and ‘The Best Personal Style Award’. Caca is fluent in Cantonese, English, & Mandarin, hosting different types of events including corporate dinners, forums, ceremonies, press conferences, government functions & weddings etc in a stylish, calm, friendly, elegant but dynamic manner.
Chief Risk Officer
Paul Abbey is the Chief Risk Officer of Australian based marketplace lender MoneyPlace where he is responsible for all risk settings and policies spanning credit risk, fraud, collections and credit policy.
Prior to joining MoneyPlace, Paul was Head of Unsecured Credit Risk at National Australia Bank responsible for $18B of exposures across credit cards, personal loans and bank accounts. Paul has worked exclusively in consumer credit across multiple products and all aspects of the credit lifecycle in both Australia and UK for the last 15 years.
Senior VP Engineering and Chief Technology Officer
Andreas Baumhof is the technology lead for ThreatMetrix and also an internationally renowned cybersecurity expert with deep experience in the encryption, PKI, malware and phishing. Prior to ThreatMetrix, he was Executive Director, CEO and co-founder of Australian-based TrustDefender (acquired by ThreatMetrix in 2012). He was also co-founder and chief technology officer of Microdasys Inc. where he developed the first SSL proxy and has patents pending in Europe and the U.S.
Vice President Asia Pacific
Ted is a technology entrepreneur, co-founding multiple security technology companies, thought leader and industry advisor with over 25 years’ experience in Cybersecurity, Risk and Digital Identity Solutions with the last decade focused specifically on developing and delivering both mission critical and risk based digital fraud prevention technology for the financial services, e-commerce, payments/lending, government and insurance industries.
Hivint and Security Colony
Nick Ellsmore is Co-founder of Hivint and Security Colony, and was the recipient of the inaugural “AISA Information Security Professional of the Year” Award in 2012 for his contribution to the industry. Nick has served on industry boards including the Internet Industry Association, the NATA AAC for Software Testing, Electronic Frontiers Australia, Industry Advisory Boards for UNSW, and is a past Australian delegate to the APEC TEL Security & Prosperity Steering Group. He has been engaged by regional governments to review their national cyber-security strategies, and has delivered projects for APEC and the United Nations.
Chief Products Officer
Alisdair Faulkner is a technology entrepreneur and brings nearly two decades of industry experience to his role leading product management and strategy for ThreatMetrix. He is a noted industry expert in online fraud, cybercrime, identity theft, information security and networking technology and holds several patents in security, fraud and networking. Prior to ThreatMetrix he was founder and Chief Products Officer at NetPriva (now part of Riverbed).
Chris has performed thousands of penetration tests in his career and has reviewed countless IT environments and has directed and been responsible for numerous security assessments for a variety of corporations and government departments.
Sydney Stock Exchange
Currently, Advisor, Sydney Stock Exchange. Director, BlackCitrus, (Venture Capital), Advisor, Brightbridge Capital (India). Loretta is a highly dynamic, skilled banking, financial and consulting professional with over 25 years in financial markets and related sectors. She has a worked for major investment banks at Board, MD or senior management level throughout Asia and India including, RBS (India), Macquarie Group (India), Deutsche Bank, Credit Suisse and Elara Capital (India).
Head of Risk Management
John Liu is an expert in fraud risk, credit risk, business risk and operational risk, having more than 13 years of risk management experience across Tencent, Alipay, OperaSolutions and China Guangfa Bank. Now he is leading risk management department and credit technology department of Ctrip.
Fraud Risk Manager
Jason has worked in the Finance and eCommerce Industry for 10 years, gaining experience in fraud and investigations encompassing digital fraud, loan fraud, card fraud, money laundering, scams and internal fraud at a variety of levels. So it’s no surprise that he works in an industry which rewards him by helping people who are in danger from cyber criminals.
Chief Marketing Officer
Armen Najarian leads worldwide marketing strategy and execution for ThreatMetrix. Previously, he directed the go-to-market strategy for IBM’s $1B portfolio of 100+ SaaS solutions. Armen joined IBM through the $440M acquisition of DemandTec, where as VP of Corporate Marketing he built a modern demand generation engine and repositioned the business supporting a 3x increase in revenue over a 5 year span.
Global Head, Risk Operations
Standard Chartered Bank
Sanjay has 20 years of experience across multiple businesses and functions in the Retail Clients segment with Standard Chartered. He has extensive experience in the areas of marketing, product development, sales, customer lifecycle management, credit risk management, collections & recoveries, fraud risk management and operations. He has worked across multiple geographies in Asia and the Middle East. Sanjay heads the Fraud Risk Management and the Loan approval function globally for Retail Banking in Standard Chartered. He also heads the Wholesale Banking risk operations for Standard Chartered.
Vice President, Product Marketing
Vanita is the Vice President of product marketing at ThreatMetrix, the Digital Identity Company. In this role, Vanita leads the strategic vision and go-to-market for ThreatMetrix products and solutions. With extensive experience in strategy, innovation, product management and analytics within the payment industry, Vanita previously led merchant development and global go-to-market for Visa’s digital products. Prior to Visa, Vanita held a range of diverse positions at some of the world’s leading financial institutions including Capital One, Standard Chartered Bank and ABN AMRO Bank.
Product Marketing Manager
Guillaume is responsible for developing and driving the mobile strong authentication product strategy in the Digital Banking business line. In this role Guillaume is especially looking at how biometry and mobile security can help banks provide more convenient authentication experience to their consumers.
Head of Digital Fraud and CX
Lloyds Banking Group
Andy Renshaw has 15 years of experience working in financial services for some of the largest U.S. and UK-based banks including Capital One, Citibank and LLoyds Banking Group. At Capital One, he served as director of fraud analysis for Capital One UK. At Citibank, he was responsible for the integration of numerous fraud platforms. Now in his sixth year at LLoyds Banking Group, he currently heads up their fraud and customer experience areas within the Group Digital area. He is responsible for the strategic direction and daily execution of fraud layers within Group Digital including mobile banking, device ID, biometrics, malware prevention, and risk engine monitoring in order to protect over 14 million retail and commercial digital customers.
CEO and President
Reed Taussig has more than 30 years of experience in the computer hardware and software field. Prior to joining ThreatMetrix, Mr. Taussig was president and CEO of Vormetric Inc., a leader in the data privacy and protection industry. Under Mr. Taussig’s direction, Vormetric established itself as a leading provider of encryption solutions for the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS). Mr. Taussig also served as president and CEO of Callidus Software [NASDAQ:CALD], the leading provider of enterprise incentive compensation management application systems. As founding CEO and the fifth employee, Mr. Taussig led the growth of company to more than $70 million in revenues and over 350 employees. Prior to Callidus, Mr. Taussig was the president and CEO of inquiry.com, a pioneer in the B2B Internet space as well as senior vice president of operations for Gupta Technologies, the leader for PC client server software development tools and databases. Mr. Taussig holds a bachelor of arts in economics from the University of Arizona.
Product Manager - Fraud
Chris has over a decade of international product management and marketing experience in the financial services sector. In addition to growing the Threatmetrix partnership for Equifax in Australia, Chris also leads the Fraud Focus Group, a unique closed membership industry group dedicated to the detection and prevention of application fraud.
General Manager, Technology Systems AU/NZ
Andrew Vickers has 20 years of experience working in financial services across the globe, having spent time in the UK, America and Australasia working both as a consultant and a strategic general manager within technology, operations, security and risk domains. Currently Andrew leads the Technology teams for Rabobank within Australia and New Zealand and is responsible for developing and implementing the customer orientated technology solutions for the bank.
Our team at ThreatMetrix lives and breathes digital identity. Our customers bring ThreatMetrix solutions to life and are at the forefront of digital identity innovation.
In honor of the customers who are pushing the boundaries of what’s possible with digital identity, we launched the Digital Identity Excellence Awards.
The Digital Identity summit provides an opportunity to engage with leaders in authentication and fraud prevention. The community atmosphere and rich content presented at the summit are a great platform for discussing the trends, challenges, and innovations affecting the payments industry.
– Mark Nelsen , SVP, Risk and Authentication Products, Visa Inc.