Date: Thursday, October 10th
Time: 8:00 am-1:00 pm *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 Bank of Boston and Guardian Analytics
  • Participate interactively in defining a common fraud taxonomy to enhance fraud detection & prevention

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 Mark Van Divner, Senior Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer  at First Republic Bank; Kyle Marchini, Senior Analyst, Fraud Management at Javelin Strategy & Research; Michael Timoney, Vice President for Secure Payments at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston &  and other fraud financial institution speakers.

*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


Mark Van Divner

Mark Van Divner

Senior Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer, First Republic Bank
Mark Van Divner is the head of Information Security and Business Continuity at First Republic Bank. His responsibilities include Online Fraud Prevention, Incident Response, Access & Identity Management, Crisis Management, Technology Recovery and IT Governance. He has over 25 years of broad-based experience in the implementation and management of global Information Technology (IT) infrastructure and security at Fortune 100 companies. In addition to an MBA, Mark holds several professional certifications (CGEIT, CISM, CISA, CISSP).

Kyle Marchini, Javelin

Kyle Marchini

Senior Analyst, Fraud Management, Javelin Strategy & Research
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.


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

8:25–8:30 am: Welcome – Eric Tran-Le, Guardian Analytics

8:30–9:15 am: Faster Payments & Real-time P2P Fraud Sophistication – Kyle Marchini, Senior Analyst, Javelin Strategy & Research

9:15–10:30 am: Fighting Financial Crimes with Machine Learning – Mark Van Divner, Senior Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer, First Republic Bank

10:30–10:45 am: Break

10:45–11:30 am: Fraud Definitions Workgroup Strategy & Adoption Roadmap – Michael Timoney, Vice President for Secure Payments, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

11:30 am–12:00 pm: Fraud Taxonomy Proposal

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

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