Mountain View, CA —May 2, 2016 —– Guardian Analytics, the market leader in real-time behavioral analytics and machine learning solutions for preventing banking fraud, today announced Stephen Walsh as the company’s new Vice President of Global Sales. Stephen is chartered with capitalizing on existing Guardian Analytics momentum and expanding market share of the company’s recently announced Omni-Channel Fraud Prevention platform.
“We are thrilled to have an executive of Stephen’s caliber leading our Enterprise Banking and Channel sales teams,” said Laurent Pacalin, President and CEO of Guardian Analytics. “Stephen’s experience in both global organizations and startups offering advanced technology and enterprise solutions is the perfect fit for us, particularly as we continue to expand our solutions and Omni-Channel Fraud Prevention capabilities.”
“In today’s marketplace, financial institutions must react to the rapid pace of change to satisfy customer needs and stay competitive. In addition, FIs must comply with the changing regulatory landscape and prepare for the threats that increase risk,” said Walsh. “Guardian Analytics is critical to enabling FIs to address the damaging impacts of cybercrime and payments fraud. Our proven solutions combine the power of big data and real-time behavioral analytics to deliver an unmatched level of protection. I am honored to take on this new role and help extend our already impressive list of over 400 customers.”
Stephen brings more than two decades of Sales Leadership in enterprise software. Most recently he led Oracle’s Master Data Management, Application Security & Financial Controls sales teams in North America. Prior to Oracle, Stephen was VP Sales and Alliances for LogicalApps (acquired by Oracle), VP and GM at ICG Commerce (acquired by Accenture) and VP Enterprise Customers at Dun & Bradstreet. Stephen received a BA in Economics from San Diego State University.
About Guardian Analytics
Guardian Analytics is the pioneer and leading provider of behavioral analytics and machine learning solutions for preventing banking fraud. More than 400 financial institutions have standardized on Guardian Analytics’ innovative solutions to mitigate fraud risk and rely on the company to stop the sophisticated criminal attacks targeting retail and commercial banking clients. With Guardian Analytics, financial institutions build trust, increase competitiveness, improve their customer experience and scale operations. Guardian Analytics is privately held and based in Mountain View, CA. For more information, please visit www.GuardianAnalytics.com. Guardian Analytics is a registered trademark of Guardian Analytics, Inc.