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Aite-Novarica Group's Fourth Annual Financial Crime Forum

Chaos and uncertainty spell opportunity for criminals, and organized crime rings continue to exploit the vulnerabilities exposed by the pandemic. As the global ecosystem gradually moves toward a new normal, financial services firms must rapidly adjust to emerging fraud and financial crime attack vectors. At the same time the pandemic has accelerated adoption of digital channels and services, driving new opportunities for both financial services firms as well as the fraudsters.

Join Aite-Novarica Group head of risk insights and advisory Julie Conroy, research director Chuck Subrt, senior analysts Trace Fooshee, Shirley InscoeDavid MatteiJim Mortensen, and Colin Whitmore, and executives from leading financial services firms as they present their latest research and insights on fraud mitigation, authentication, and AML trends and techniques.


Key reasons to attend:

  • Network with your peers to generate and exchange ideas
  • Gain the latest research insights on faster payments fraud, authentication, and application fraud as well as money laundering mitigation and detection techniques
  • Learn directly from other financial crimes executives about how rapidly evolving technologies, such as machine learning, robotic process automation, and digital identity analysis, are transforming and modernizing their detection and investigative capabilities
  • Participate in interactive panel discussions about how to best balance financial crime mitigation with the customer experience and cost management
  • Earn CPE credits  click here for more information on ways CPE credit can be earned from attending Aite-Novarica Group’s Financial Crime Forum
  • Be the first to congratulate our inaugural Aite-Novarica Group Fraud & AML Impact Innovation Award winners


Who should attend:
Senior-level banking executives and other financial industry leaders, including leading technology providers focused on AML, fraud mitigation, and authentication.

Featured Speakers

Special Guest Speaker

Brian Krebs
American Journalist and
Investigative Reporter

Pablo Abreu
SVP, Head of Product & Data Science,
Socure

Heather Allen
First Vice President, BSA Officer, Information Security Officer,
Peoples Bank

Carmen Araiza
VP, Digital Fraud Prevention,
First Republic Bank

Peter Beardmore
Sr. Director of Thought Leadership,
BioCatch

Livia Benisty
Global Head of
Business AML,
Banking Circle

Timothy Brady
Senior Director, Fraud Operations,
TIAA

Steven Brunner
SVP, BSA/AML/OFAC Compliance Officer,
Sterling National Bank

Robert Bryant
Executive Director, Point of Sale Risk Strategies,
JPMorgan Chase

Chris Caruana
VP of AML Solutions,
Feedzai

Gus Cheatham
SVP, Bank Customer Protection Operations,
Capital One

Andy Collins
SVP, Fraud Prevention,
Wells Fargo

Richard Cooney
Director Fraud Strategy,
Axcess Financial

Meera Das
Managing Director, AML Monitoring and Machine Learning,
BMO

Andrew Davies
VP, Global Market Strategy, Financial Crime Risk Management,
Fiserv

Stan Dillon
VP, Business Line Executive,
FIS

David Ehrich
Co-Founder and
Executive Director,
Alliance for Innovative Regulation (AIR)

Dave Excell
Founder and President,
Featurespace

Glenn Fratangelo
Head of Strategy and Marketing, Fraud & Authentication Management,
NICE Actimize

Sean Friedly
VP, AML & Financial Crimes Management,
Raymond James Financial

Ron Giammarco
Partner,
Ernst & Young

Kevin Gosschalk
CEO & Founder,
Arkose Labs

Lisa Grigg
Chief AML Officer,
U.S. Bank

Megan Hodge
Executive Compliance Director, BSA/AML Officer,
Ally Bank

TJ Horan
VP, Fraud Product Management,
FICO

Mark Horne
Chief Marketing Officer,
Pindrop

Mohan Iyer
Vice President, Technology,
Raymond James

Fela Jimenez
SVP, BSA and OFAC Officer,
Frost Bank

Andy Keys
SVP of Authentication,
Bank of America

Omri Kletter
Global VP of Market Development, Fraud and Financial Crime,
Bottomline

Chip Kohlweiler
VP Security,
Navy Federal Credit Union

Stephen Lazenby
VP Product Management,
INETCO Systems Limited

Kristen Lin-Ybuan
Senior Manager, Cyber-Fraud Data & Insights,
TD Bank

Deepthi Machavaram
Director, Enterprise FCC Digital Advisory,
BNY Mellon

Simon Marchand
Chief Fraud Prevention Officer, Security and Biometrics,
Nuance

Aaron McAllister
AVP, Cyber-Fraud,
TD Bank

Bernard McManus
VP Payment, Fraud & Decision Science,
Sony Interactive Entertainment

Joe Micara
VP Sales, North America,
Callsign

Henry Michaluk
Head of Digital Fraud Risk,
HSBC

Rakesh Mirajkar
Managing Vice President, Customer Protection,
Capital One Bank

Ian Mitchell
Founder, Global Fraud and Financial Crimes Executive,
The Knoble

Dr. Stephen Moody
Chief Innovation Officer,
Symphony AyasdiAI

Bryan Oswald
Relationship Takeover Prevention Consultant,
Wells Fargo

Ken Palla
Principal, 
Palla Consulting

Yury Pishchik
VP, Head of Originations Fraud Strategy,
Citizens

Leslie Ragan
SVP, Group Operations Leader Transaction & Item Fraud Prevention,
U.S. Bank

Ashwin Raghu
Senior Policy Manager,
Citi

Hunter Roberts
Director, US Card Fraud, Network & External Strategies,
Capital One

Bhagat Sabharwal
Head of North America, Global Fraud Risk Oversight,
Citigroup

Ted Sausen
Director, AML Subject Matter Expert,
NICE Actimize

Mike Sherrod
SVP, Financial Crimes Fraud Governance,
Truist Financial

Mike Slaugh
Executive Director, Financial Crimes Prevention,
USAA

Jon Suib
Director, Fraud Detection
& Prevention,
Prudential

Nirupama Suryanarayanan
Principal, Financial Crimes Unit,
PwC

Gail Towne
SVP, Financial Crimes Compliance Analytics, Data & Modeling,
Western Alliance Bank

William J. Voorhees
SVP, Director, BSA/AML
Financial Intelligence Unit,
Truist Financial

Nikhil Vora
Head of Risk & Compliance Technology,
Silicon Valley Bank

Ben Wallach
Fraud, Security, & Financial Crimes Convergence,
Crown Advisors, LLC

Nik Walser
Managing Director, Financial Crimes,
Ernst & Young

Brent Whittington
Senior Director,
Enterprise Fraud,
Security & Investigations,
Ally Bank

Wren York
SVP, Financial Crimes
Deputy Director,
Truist Financial

Conference Moderators

Julie Conroy
Head of Risk Insights
and Advisory,
Aite-Novarica Group
Trace Fooshee
Senior Analyst,
Aite-Novarica Group
Shirley Inscoe
Senior Analyst,
Aite-Novarica Group
David Mattei
Senior Analyst,
Aite-Novarica Group
Jim Mortensen
Senior Analyst,
Aite-Novarica Group
Chuck Subrt
Research Director,
Aite-Novarica Group
Colin Whitmore
Senior Analyst,
Aite-Novarica Group

Additional speakers to be announced soon.

Schedule at a Glance*

September 14-15, 2021
*All times are in U.S. Eastern Daylight Time

Tuesday, September 14

9:00 a.m.           Exhibit Hall Opens – Network with Sponsors

10:00 a.m.         Welcome Remarks

10:05 a.m.         Fireside Chat

10:30 a.m.         General Session

11:15 a.m.         Virtual Networking Break - Sponsor Showcase

11:30 a.m.         Concurrent Fraud and Authentication Sessions

12:15 p.m.         Concurrent Fraud and Authentication Sessions

1:00 p.m.           Innovation Awards Presentation / Lunch Break

1:30 p.m            Concurrent Fraud and Authentication Sessions

2:15 p.m            Concurrent Fraud and Authentication Sessions

3:00 p.m            Virtual Networking Break - Sponsor Showcase

3:15 p.m            Concurrent Fraud and Authentication Sessions

4:00 p.m.           General Session

4:45 p.m.           Closing Comments

4:50 p.m.           Virtual Happy Hour & Networking / Sponsor Exhibits

4:50 p.m.           Private Wine Event Sponsored by IDology

Wednesday, September 15

9:30 a.m.           Exhibit Hall Opens – Network with Sponsors

10:30 a.m.         Welcome Remarks

10:35 a.m.         AML Session

11:20 a.m.         Virtual Networking Break - Sponsor Showcase

11:30 a.m.         AML Session

12:15 p.m.         AML Session

1:00 p.m.            Innovation Awards Presentation / Lunch Break

1:30 p.m            AML Session

2:15 p.m            AML Session

3:00 p.m            Virtual Networking Break - Sponsor Showcase

3:15 p.m            AML Session

4:00 p.m.           Closing Comments

4:05 p.m.           Virtual Happy Hour & Networking / Sponsor Exhibits

4:10 p.m.           Private Wine Event Sponsored by FICO

*Subject to change

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