Speaking History

Speaker at Money20/20 2016

Session Information

Al Pascual

SVP, Research Director & Head of Fraud & Security
Javelin Strategy & Research
Speaking History

Speaker at Money20/20 2016

Session Information

Al Pascual, CFE, brings his industry experience and passion for fighting financial crime to bear when conducting in-depth research on issues that directly affect the security of financial transactions and the integrity of consumer identities. Al explores a range of topics, including: the applicability of biometrics in banking and payments, the effect of data breaches on the integrity of consumer identities, the relationship between identity fraud and loyalty, and how to best secure payment data and transactions.

Al began his career with HSBC, where he performed due diligence investigations of high risk mortgage loans. Subsequently, Al was tapped by Goldman Sachs to join the Fixed Income, Currency, and Commodities division, serving on their mortgage fraud investigations team. He later transitioned to FIS Risk Operations department, where he successfully led complex, data driven investigations of organized payment fraud groups throughout the country.

Al has shared the findings from JAVELIN’s rigorous, leading research with attendees at conferences throughout the country, including BAI, CARTES, Money2020, NACHA, and RSA. His thoughts on a variety of fraud and security issues have been covered by media outlets such as Fox News, Reuters, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, and Wired.

Al is a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and the International Association of Financial Crimes Investigators, and he serves on the Board of Advisers for Information Security Media Group and the CARTES Secure Connexions America Conference. He earned his Bachelor of the Arts degree in History from the University of South Florida.