MRC Announces Keynote Line-Up for the 2014 eCommerce Payments & Risk Conference
SEATTLE, Jan. 23, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The MRC today announced its line-up
of keynote and merchant speakers for the 2014 eCommerce Payments & Risk
Conference, 17-20 Mar., Las Vegas, NV. The annual event will attract over 1,000
payments and fraud professionals from leading online and multichannel retailers.
"Risk to payments and online fraud are dynamic and growing every day. Merchants
must stay ahead of the curve to maximize ecommerce opportunities while building
and protecting their brand," said MRC CEO Joe O'Konek. "Our annual event does
just this through information sharing and best practices benchmarking, which are
both critical to our merchants' success."
The three day event boasts an all-star line-up of keynote speakers, including:
Anil Gupta, expert on globalization and emerging markets, Ohad Samet, epayments
and fraud innovator and Daniel Burrus, a leading futurist on global trends and
innovation. Other merchant speakers include Twitter, Walmart, Tickets.com and
Microsoft, with a cadre of solution providers including Digital River World
Payments, ReD, WorldPay and Chase Paymentech, to name a few.
"The MRC's eCommerce Payments and Risk Conference is second to none for the
online merchant and retail community," said Kristine Woods, vice president of
customer acquisition at Vantiv, Inc.'s Litle & Co. "We especially appreciate the
thought leadership and are excited to be a sponsor of the keynote
The 2014 eCommerce Payments & Risk Conference is the largest professional
development and networking event for ecommerce payments and fraud professionals
in the Americas. The conference will kick off with a merchant only meeting
followed by two days of general sessions with content developed and delivered by
top merchant professionals. Topics will include alternative payments, global
risk, foreign transactions, account takeover, chargebacks, PCI, social
engineering and much more.
ABOUT THE MRC: The MRC is the foremost global not for profit organization that
fully supports and promotes operational excellence for fraud, payments and risk
professionals within ecommerce. Membership includes nearly 400 of the world's
most prominent merchants, to include 95 percent of the top 20 ecommerce
companies in the world, over 82 percent of the top 50 and over 60 percent of the
top 100, and more than 60 category leading solution providers. MRC members
report 45% less revenue loss due to fraud than non-members, experience more than
50% less manual reviews and boast 50% less fraud related chargebacks.
Headquartered in Seattle, Washington, the MRC's European office is located in
Madrid, Spain. Learn more at www.merchantriskcouncil.org.
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