Ohad Samet is an entrepreneur and executive in the financial services industry, having worked as a manager, founder, and executive in various companies. His most recent eBook, "Introduction to Online Payments Risk Management," outlines the terminology, methods and tools required to tackle multiple issues related to risk management in payments including, identity theft, account hacking, stolen credit cards and credit defaults. The talk will touch upon the main points in the book, go through the checklist of the first 6 months of your new risk team, and expand on how to hire the right people. The content is ideal for entrepreneurs dealing with risk issues, founders of financial services companies, or managers developing a risk function in their organization. It is recommend that you pick up the (free) eBook in advance and read its 70 pages to make the most of the talk and Q&A.
what: Discussion on Online Payments Risk Management
when: 6pm, Thursday July 11th, 2013
where: Balanced HQ - 965 Mission St, STE 425, San Francisco, CA 94103
6:00pm - 6:30pm: Food & refreshments
6:30pm - 7:15pm: Presentation
7:15pm - 7:30pm: Q&A
about the author
Ohad Samet started his career as manager of the fraud analysis group for FraudSciences, a fraud prevention startup for high risk payments. After FraudSciences was acquired by PayPal in 2008, he worked in various roles for the company, among them the manager of the new ventures risk team, in charge of risk management for PayPal's Digital Goods, Mobile and Adaptive Payments products. Ohad left PayPal in 2010 to work on two projects; one of them, Signifyd, is now a leading fraud prevention vendor working with Fortune 500 companies to reduce payments fraud. The other, Analyzd, was acquired by Klarna, an up and coming European payments company, in 2011. At Klarna, Ohad served as Chief Risk Officer, in charge of granting real-time short-term credit on Klarna's $2.5B of annual payments volume. In 2013 Ohad left Klarna to focus on new projects in the financial services industry.
Ohad maintains a risk management and payments blog at http://www.ohadsamet.com.
When & Where
Balanced is a payments API that allows developers to process payments, hold funds in escrow, and issue payouts all with one simple integration.