Join us on Thursday, October 10th at our complimentary Financial Crimes Forum for a half-day interactive conference to learn about fighting crimes with machine learning, the latest trends on faster payments & P2P fraud and the need for a common fraud taxonomy to improve detection and prevention. Hear from  Kyle Marchini, Javelin Senior Analyst Fraud Management, Michael Timoney, Federal Reserve Board Fraud & Risk Executive and other fraud financial institution speakers.

Date: Thursday, October 10th
Time: 8:00am-1:00pm *Breakfast & Lunch will be provided
Location: Omni San Francisco Hotel
Cost: Complimentary

Add to Calendar 10/10/2019 08:00 AM 10/10/2019 1:00 PM America/Los_Angeles Guardian Analytics San Francisco Financial Forum 2019 Omni San Francisco Hotel- Telegraph Hill Room, 500 California St, San Francisco, CA 94104 Guardian Analytics Events

Key reasons to attend:

  • Network with your peers
  • Learn directly from fraud experts at Javelin Research, Federal Reserve Board and Guardian Analytics
  • Participate interactively in defining a common fraud taxonomy to enhance fraud detection & prevention

*Guardian Analytics Financial Crimes Forum 2019 is an invite-only event, and all attendees must be qualified to attend.

Qualification Criteria
Guardian Analytics Financial Crimes Forum is open to qualified attendees only. Qualified attendees include senior-level executives (i.e., directors, VPs, C-level execs) from financial institutions.

Thursday, October 10

Omni San Francisco
Telegraph Hill Room
500 California St, San Francisco, CA 94104


Kyle Marchini, Javelin

Kyle Marchini

Senior Analyst, Fraud Management, Javelin
Kyle is a senior analyst in Javelin’s Fraud & Security practice. His research focuses on strategies for financial institutions to protect their clients from fraud within the context of emerging threats to consumers’ financial security. He regularly co-authors reports analyzing methods for preventing, detecting, and resolving instances of financial crime, the impact of different fraud mitigation strategies on consumer behavior, as well as the projected consequences of technological changes in payment platforms on data security.

Before joining Javelin, Kyle was a Research Fellow at Ludwig von Mises Institute where he evaluated the financial and operational benefits from the implementation of the quality management standard ISO 9001 in manufacturing firms.

Mike Timoney

Michael Timoney

Vice President for Secure Payments, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Mike Timoney is Vice President for Secure Payments at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. Mike has responsibility to understand the payments and fraud landscape and identify areas where security must be improved. Mike is responsible to design, develop, and implement key elements of the Fed’s strategy for payment security with initial focus on efforts related to fraud definitions and improving fraud data, and research into fraud, cyber threats, and emerging technologies. He alsos contribute to opportunities for collaboration with the payments industry. Mike joined the Boston Fed in March 2019 from Bank of America where he served as head of global card and comprehensive payables fraud. He held various roles of increasingly responsibility at Bank of America, including in commercial and corporate treasury fraud, electronic payments, and program and portfolio management. Mike holds degrees from The University of North Carolina Charlotte.


8:00–8:30am: Registration, Breakfast & Networking

8:30–8:35am: Welcome – Eric Tran-Le, Guardian Analytics

8:35–9:05am: Fighting Financial Crimes with Machine Learning – Mark Van Divner, First Republic Bank

9:05–10:00am: Faster Payments & Real-time P2P Fraud Sophistication – Kyle Marchini, Javelin

10:00–10:45am: The Need for Sharing Fraud Intelligence Panel

10:45–11:00am: Break

11:00–11:30am: Federal Reserve Fraud Definitions Workgroup – Michael Timoney, Federal Reserve Board

11:30am–12:00pm: Fraud Taxonomy Proposal – Michael Timoney, Federal Reserve Board and Eric Tran-Le, Guardian Analytics

12:00–1:00pm: Lunch & Interactive Session on Fraud Taxonomy Feedback

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