On-Demand Webinar

SAS Identity Series: Building a Business Case for Identity Risk Management

Join our panel of fraud, risk and innovation experts in part 1 of the SAS Identity Series as we explore how companies can most effectively connect with customers while mitigating identity fraud and risk.

About the webinar

Identity matters.

And in today’s digitally connected world, traditional ID verification won’t cut it.

To enable positive customer connections while mitigating fraud and risk, fraud risk managers need a real-time, enhanced digital identity risk strategy to confidently and quickly evaluate whether the person on the other end of the interaction is legitimate or not.

In this webinar, hear from our experts on how an identity risk strategy is critical to helping you balance losses, risk management, the customer experience and expenses for your organization.  

Learn more about how to:

  • Build a business case for identity risk management in your organization.
  • Limit risk from the beginning of the customer life cycle.
  • Keep fraudsters out and let legitimate customers through faster.

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About the Experts

John Tuders
Executive Director, Growth and Innovation, Skookum  

John Tuders joined Skookum in early 2020 after more than 16 years at Bank of America, where he held roles ranging from global fraud to enterprise product design and payments transformation. Tuders has also worked for companies in a variety of industries, such as Grant Thornton, Cellular One, AT&T Wireless, Nextel, Cadmus Direct Marketing Agency and Quaero Consulting. He received his MBA from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, where he helped launch and now teaches the Design Thinking: Bringing Innovation to Life, Idea to Implementation course at the Belk College of Business.

Dan Barta
Principal Industry Consultant, Enterprise Fraud and Risk Strategy, SAS

Dan Barta helps organizations tackle their biggest fraud challenges with advanced analytics. His anti-fraud career spans more than 25 years in fraud detection and investigation for diverse organizations, including the FBI, a Big Six accounting firm and a large national bank.

Thomas French
Senior Financial Industry Consultant, Global Fraud, Risk and Security Intelligence Practice, SAS

Thomas French is a proven strategic leader with 28 years in consumer and commercial bank fraud prevention, detection, customer service, claims and recoveries. He helps financial services companies use SAS® analytics more effectively to detect, prevent and reduce bank fraud, AML, cyberthreats, internal fraud, and operational and reputational risks.

John Watkins
Advisory Industry Consultant, Global Fraud, Risk and Security Intelligence Practice, SAS

John Watkins is an industry consultant with more than 20 years of financial services experience. He works with financial services companies to drive analytical and operational solutions to prevent losses, reduce compliance risks and minimize customer impacts. Watkins joined SAS from Synchrony Financial where he led strategy and analytics for credit card fraud, deposit risk and AML. Prior to Synchrony, he worked in a variety of roles at Bank of America including mortgage risk, fraud and marketing.