As we inch closer and closer to this year’s CNP Expo at the Loews Royal Pacific Resort in Orlando, we wanted to spotlight the experts joining us for the panel, Keeping it Real: Why KYC is so Vital! Held on Wednesday, May 25th from 10:30am to 11:15am, the discussion will touch on the challenges, opportunities and lessons learned from first-hand experience with cross-border KYC requirements and risk mitigation in today’s digital world. Gain valuable knowledge from the panelists as they go over current regulations, the impact of cross-border KYC trends, and new frontiers we can look forward to made possible with developing technologies. Finally, experts will bring it home with some key insights and takeaways such as successful strategies that will help you create an effective KYC process.

The panel will be moderated by fintech reporter Tom Groenfeldt, who was named one of the top 25 global financial services influencers. Along with our very own president, we are excited and honoured to have KYC experts from top tier e-commerce and payment companies around the world including Amazon, American Express, and Google join us in the discussion.

The Panel

CNP Expo Jon JonesJon Jones is the President at Trulioo, a global identity verification provider. Jon has 20 years of direct industry and partner experience in the identity, fraud, and compliance space. At Trulioo, Jon is on a team working on providing verified identities for the entire global population, regardless of location, creed, and environment – because trust online often begins with Knowing Your Customers. Before Trulioo, Jon was the GM and Senior VP of the Fraud & ID business for Experian where he led large businesses to continued success through innovation, vertical expansion, and talent development.


CNP Expo Pradeep Vallanur RameshPradeep Vallanur Ramesh is the VP of Data Science and Analytics at American Express. With over 13 years of experience in leadership roles in risk strategy and analytics, he is currently responsible for ID theft, payment authentication, online and digital wallet risk strategy for American Express. He started his career in fraud risk management and has extensive experience developing fraud risk solutions, data capabilities and models for digital and online payments, including Apple Pay.


CNP-Expo-Speaker-Anastasia-Tracy-RaissisTracy Raissis is the Head of Compliance for Amazon Payments and responsible for compliance oversight of payments processing and money transmission, gift cards, and lending activities at Amazon. Experienced in governance, risk and compliance program management for local community, domestic and international organizations, she currently leads a team of global compliance professionals. Prior to Amazon, Tracy was a Compliance Officer at American Express and Citibank.


CNP Expo Travis JaraeTravis Jarae is the Global Compliance Operations Manager at Google. He is responsible for Google’s KYC and Identity Verification Program and leads multiple industry initiatives related to the future of identity verification and developing Fintech compliance standards. Prior to joining Google, Travis was at Deloitte focused on anti-money laundering, KYC, economic trade sanctions and cyber security in the banking and securities industry.


The discussion will wrap up with a 10-minute Q&A session with the audience. This is your chance to ask any remaining questions you may have and really squeeze out the last drops of wisdom!

In addition to the panel discussion, Trulioo will also be hosting a 15-minute educational presentation on The Future of KYC: Traditional and Cyber Data on Tuesday, May 24th at 3.30pm. It will take place at the demo stage in the Exhibit Hall where we will deliver live demos of our service. With such an amazing lineup of speakers and networks this year, you don’t want to miss out. We hope to see you there and be sure to come by our booth (#408) to say hi!