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AnitaB.org London: Cyber Security Event – Can Technology Combat Financial Crime?

April 3, 2019 · 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Speakers on the night include:

Karen Quinn  – Head of Marketing at AimBrain
Karen is Head of Marketing at AimBrain, a company that uses behavioural biometrics and user authentication to detect and prevent fraud. She has an extensive background in fintech and financial services marketing strategy and communications, gained in organisations including Finastra, Financial Objects and Computershare.
She has an MBA from Henley Management School, which was awarded to her through a bursary from the Evening Standard based on an article she wrote on managing global complexity. In 2013-2016, she undertook a sabbatical to South America, where she launched and ran a multiple award-winning restaurant.



Dr. Ellison Anne Williams is the Founder and CEO of Enveil.

She has over a decade of experience spearheading avant-garde projects in the areas of large scale analytics, information security, and privacy, computer network exploitation, and network modeling at the National Security Agency and the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. She is accomplished in the fields of distributed computing and algorithms, cryptographic applications, graph theory, combinatorics, machine learning, and data mining. Ellison Anne holds a Ph.D. in Mathematics (Algebraic Combinatorics), an M.S. in Mathematics (Set-Theoretic Topology), and an M.S. in Computer Science (Machine Learning).

Alex Cesar Global Head – Enterprise Data Platform Technology at Refinitiv

Alex has delivered many presentations in the Financial Industry and for Thomson Reuters over more than 20 years. She presented at Sibos in Osaka about the impact of technology on the Financial Industry, and also presented at many Diversity Forums as a role model.


5:30pm – 6:15pm Registration
6:15pm – 6:20pm Welcome introduction
6:20pm – 6:40pm Introduction to the challenges faced and how cybersecurity affects us all
6:40pm – 7:15pm Discussion on how cybersecurity is tackled in Fintech.
7:15pm – 8:30pm Close and networking over drinks and nibbles
d networking over drinks and nibbles



April 3, 2019
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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