Aite Group's Third Annual Financial Crime Forum is going VIRTUAL! 

Due to the COVID-19 global health crisis, Aite Group’s Financial Crime Forum is transforming into a virtual event that will take place September 16-17, 2020. While we had hoped to meet again in Charlotte, North Carolina for an in-person event, we’re excited to launch an interactive virtual event experience for our attendees, speakers, and sponsors that will provide a safe and healthy environment for all involved.

Faster, Higher, Stronger: Taking Anti-Fraud and AML to the Next Level

The pace of fraud and money laundering continues to accelerate, along with the sophistication of attacks. Fraud mitigation and anti-money laundering teams are under increasing pressure from business counterparts to reduce friction in the customer experience while minimizing risk. The good news is that solutions are more robust and diverse than ever before, with innovations ranging from advanced analytics platforms to robotic process automation creating new opportunities to optimize and modernize mitigation and detection techniques and get one step ahead of the bad guys.

Attend this dynamic and interactive conference where executives from leading banks take center stage to discuss the latest fraud, AML, and authentication trends. Join industry thought leaders as well as Aite Group research director Julie Conroy and senior analysts Trace Fooshee, Shirley InscoeDavid Mattei, Chuck Subrt, and Colin Whitmore as they present their latest research and insights on fraud mitigation, authentication, and AML trends and techniques.

Four key reasons to attend:

  • Virtual networking that facilitates the generation and exchange of ideas with your peers
  • Hot-off-the-press research insights on faster payments fraud, authentication, and application fraud as well as money laundering mitigation and detection techniques
  • An opportunity to 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
  • Interactive panel discussions about how to best balance financial crime mitigation with the customer experience and cost management

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

Vikas Agarwal
Principal, Financial Crimes Unit Technology,

Heather Allen
Bank Secrecy Act Officer,
Peoples Bank North Carolina

Gasan Awad
VP, Fraud and Financial Crimes, Product Management and Strategy,

Timothy Brady
Senior Director Client Intelligence Unit – Fraud Response,

Steven Brunner
Compliance Officer,
Sterling National Bank

Richard Cooney
Director Fraud Strategy,
Axcess Financial

Andy Collins
SVP, Fraud Prevention, 
Wells Fargo

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

Rodger Desai
Founder & CEO,
Prove (formerly Payfone)

Vikram Dhawan
Vice President of Product,

Mark DiMarzio
VP, Financial Intelligence Unit,

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

Dave Excell

Kevin Gosschalk
CEO & Founder,
Arkose Labs

Lisa Grigg
Chief of Enterprise Financial Crimes Compliance,
U.S. Bank

Michael Hall
Managing Director; GBAM Anti-Money Laundering Executive,
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

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

TJ Horan
VP, Fraud Product Management,

Jeff Kirchick
VP of Enterprise Sales,
Next Caller

Omri Kletter
VP of Global Market
Development for CFRM,
Bottomline Technologies

Chip Kohlweiler
VP, Security,
Navy Federal Credit Union 

Eric Kraus
VP, Fraud, Risk and Compliance,

Lisa Lee
Chief Security Advisor & Global Lead for Financial Services, Cybersecurity Solutions Group,

Simon Marchand
Chief Fraud Prevention Officer, Security & Biometrics Division,
Nuance Communications

Brian McGinley
Managing Director and Head of Enterprise Fraud,

Doug Mihalow
Senior Director of Fraud & Credit Risk,
Marlette Services

Mary Ann Miller
Head of Fraud Strategy,
Varo Money

Ian Mitchell
The Knoble

Carlos Orel
Head of AML Risk, Regulatory Advocacy, Products and Monitoring Anti-Money Laundering Office – U.S.,
TD Bank

Ken Palla
Palla Consulting

Stacie Purcell
Senior Vice President,

Angela Ratliff
SVP, Financial Crimes Executive, Payment Services,
U.S. Bank

Dave Richardson
Senior Manager,
Fraud Deposit Products,
First National Bank Omaha

Uri Rivner
Chief Cyber Officer,

Jesse Spiro
Global Head of Policy,

Mike Timoney
VP, Secure Payments,
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston


William Voorhees
SVP, Director, BSA/AML Financial Intelligence Unit,

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

Anthony Winslow
VP, Product Marketing,

Jeff Wixted
VP, Product Management & Operations,

Wren York
SVP, Financial Crimes
Innovation Manager,
BB&T Bank

Conference Moderators

Julie Conroy
Research Director,
Aite Group
Trace Fooshee
Senior Analyst,
Aite Group
Shirley Inscoe
Senior Analyst,
Aite Group
David Mattei
Senior Analyst,
Aite Group
Chuck Subrt
Senior Analyst,
Aite Group
Colin Whitmore
Senior Analyst,
Aite Group

Schedule at a Glance*

September 16-17, 2020
*All times are in Eastern Daylight Time

Wednesday, September 16

10:00 a.m.         Welcome Remarks/Fireside Chat with Brian Krebs

10:30 a.m.         General Session

11:15 a.m.         Concurrent Fraud and Authentication Sessions

12:00 p.m.         Virtual Networking Break - Sponsor Exhibits

12:10 p.m.         Concurrent Fraud and Authentication Sessions

12:55 p.m.         Virtual Networking Lunch Break - Sponsor Exhibits

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 Exhibits

3:15 p.m            Concurrent Fraud and Authentication Sessions

4:00 p.m.           General Session

4:45 p.m.           Closing Comments

5:00 p.m.           Virtual Happy Hour & Networking / Sponsor Exhibits

Thursday, September 17

10:00 a.m.         Welcome Remarks/Fireside Chat with Lisa Lee

10:30 a.m.         AML Session

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

11:25 a.m.         AML Session

12:10 p.m.         Virtual Networking Lunch Break - Sponsor Exhibits

12:55 p.m          AML Session

1:40 p.m            AML Session

2:25 p.m            Virtual Networking Break - Sponsor Exhibits

2:35 p.m            AML Session

3:20 p.m            AML Session

4:05 p.m.           Closing Comments

4:15 p.m.           Virtual Happy Hour & Networking / Sponsor Exhibits

*Subject to change

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