Julie Conroy

Julie Conroy

Head of Risk Insights & Advisory

Areas of Expertise: Anti-Money Laundering, Authentication, Bank and Payments Fraud, Data and Analytics, Global Anti-Corruption, Know Your Customer (KYC), Machine Learning and AI, Sanctions Screening

Julie Conroy serves as the Head of Risk Insights & Advisory and covers fraud, data security, anti-money laundering, and compliance issues.

Julie brings to Aite-Novarica more than a decade of hands-on product management experience working with financial institutions, payments processors, and risk management companies. She spent a number of years as Vice President of Product Solutions with Early Warning Services, where she managed a suite of fraud-prevention services that provided clients with more than US$1 billion per year in loss avoidance. Under Julie's leadership, Early Warning launched multiple new solutions to successfully detect and prevent fraud; further, Julie was a key member of the team that facilitated the spin-off of Early Warning Services from First Data Corporation to Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo, and BB&T. She also led operational process improvements for NextCard, identifying points of compromise and implementing solutions to reduce fraud and operational expenses. She began her career as a Research Analyst at E-Offering, where she analyzed online financial services and risk management firms.

Julie has presented at numerous conferences, including Money 20/20, NACHA, MasterCard Global Risk Symposium, and various vendor user conferences. She has been quoted in numerous media outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, U.S. News and World Report, American Banker, SmartMoney, and NPR.

Julie holds an M.A. in International Policy from the Monterey Institute of International Studies and a B.A. in Business Administration from the Michigan State University Honors College, and she is fluent in Spanish.

Webinars

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 | 2:00 p.m. ET
With more and more customers turning to digital banking during the pandemic, account takeover (ATO) fraud exploiting user logins have become almost an epidemic in themselves. This increase in malicious attempts to access user accounts presents banks with the challenge of how to take proactive...
April 21, 2021 | 2:00 p.m. ET
According to a new report by research analyst firm, Aite Group, losses from identity theft cases increased to US$712.4 billion in 2020, a 42% increase year-over-year. That significant rise in identity fraud has businesses with a digital footprint taking another look at how they add new customers...

Analyst Views

December 1, 2020
“Robocop,” “Ex Machina,” “I Robot”: Hollywood loves to make movies about robots taking over the world, which thankfully is not yet a reality (…though it is 2020). However, on the internet, bots truly have achieved significant critical mass, representing an estimated 37.2% of all internet traffic. Bots are software programs that perform routine tasks and execute commands automatically. All bots...
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September 18, 2019
FinovateFall is right around the corner, as hard as that is to believe (how is it already fall?). This is always one of my favorite events, as startups and established players introduce their latest financial technology innovations and inventions. This year, I’m excited to be participating on the main stage as I help FICO unveil its newest innovation, Falcon X. Financial crime activity is...
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