USA Speakers

Roderick Boothby

Global Head of Identity

Santander Bank

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Rod joined Santander as Global Head of Identity in 2019.

Rod was co-founder and COO of npm, Inc. (now MSFT).20 million developers use npm to share open-source code. Rod started his career as a Fixed Income Derivatives quant at Wells Fargo. He then joined Ernst & Young before becoming Global Head of APIs at AIG.

Nanette Downing

Director, Identity Assurance

Internal Revenue Service

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Nanette (Nan) Downing serves as the Director, Identity Assurance in the Privacy, Governmental Liaison and Disclosure (PGLD) Division. In this role, she provides strategic business direction for the Identity Assurance organization and enterprise authentication and authorization initiatives, to include the IRS online identity verification and authentication platform, e-Signature strategy and policy, and authorization capabilities.

Prior to this position, Nan served as the Director, Small Business Self-Employed (SB/SE) Human Capital Office, based in Washington, D.C. Nan was responsible for ensuring SB/SE’s Human Capital Office served as a business advocate for all SB/SE human resources and personnel support needs. Nan also oversaw SB/SE’s Executive Development/Executive Readiness programs and Leadership Succession Strategy.

Before becoming the Director, SB/SE HCO, Nan served as the Assistant Deputy Commissioner (ADC) for Government Entities/Shared Services (GE/SS), Tax Exempt Government Entities, based in Washington, D.C. Nan was responsible for the enforcement and support components of Government Entities, which include the offices of Indian Tribal Governments and Tax Exempt Bonds. Prior to this position, Nan was the Director of Exempt Organizations (EO) Examinations, where she oversaw more than 500 EO enforcement employees throughout the country.

Robert William

Former Associate Director U.S. Sanctions Program Management

Standard Charted Bank

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Robert Williams is a Financial Crime Prevention Professional with nearly 20 years of expertise in the sectors of Banking including the U.S. Patriot Act, BSA,AML,KYC, and OFAC, at three different foreign Banks. He began his career at Credit Lyonnais/CALYON, eventually Credit Agricole in 2002,where he learned how to investigate Money Laundering cases, investigated and wrote SAR’s,and learned many other facets of International Banking. These included Correspondent, Corporate and Investment Banking and Private Banking, among many others. He then moved on to BNP Paribas where he was the firms designated OFAC Compliance Officer. Finally he was employed at Standard Chartered Bank, in more of a Sanctions Advisory role working with the Account Opening/KYC teams, and Relationship Managers to mitigate internal and external Sanctions concerns.

Dwight Flenniken

Chief Marketing Officer

Sunwest Bank

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Dwight Flenniken is the Chief Marketing Officer at Sunwest Bank. As an entrepreneurial-minded executive, he is focused on consumer-centric digital innovation and transformation. Dwight helps finance companies, including fintech startups, develop plans to scale and grow their businesses through data insights and market-driven technology. Dwight has nearly 20 years of experience in strategy, communication, marketing, and management.

Prior to joining Sunwest Bank, Dwight served as an executive for some very successful startups including Americor, Goldco, Loanpal& Revamp Interactive. Prior to that, Dwight was in Silicon Valley at Quinstreet, serving as a Senior Manager in their Finance Vertical.

Dwight graduated from California State University, Long Beach in 2002 with a B.An in Journalism, and currently resides in Huntington Beach, California.

Phil Lam

Executive Director of Identity Technology Transformation Services

U.S. General Services Administration

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Phil Lam is the Executive Director of Identity and leads the Identity Portfolio in the Technology Transformation Services (TTS) within GSA. The Identity Portfolio aims to implement and promote identity as a shared service across government with the goal of improving constituent access to government services.

Prior to joining TTS, Phil was the Vice President of Risk Product Strategy at Early Warning Services. While there he was responsible for creating and implementing an industry-level strategy for identity.

With over 10 years of experience, Phil has
worked as management consultant, product
development leader and strategist. In 2013, he
served on a White House initiative to promote
trusted digital identities, where he led
government investments in innovative technologies on strong authentication, identity verification, and privacy preserving architectures.

Phil has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from Northwestern University and a Master of Business Administration from Purdue University.

Enrico Gianotti

Lead Data Scientist – Fraud Prevention &


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Enrico leads the Modeling team for the Corporate Security department at Banco Bradesco S.A., managing the full model lifecycle for Application Fraud, Transactional Fraud and AML. His duties include Model Risk governance, reporting to senior executives and committees, and engaging with suppliers for external models and solutions.
Past responsibilities include Analytics, MIS, and fraud risk evaluation/mitigation in new product launches. Further past experiences include Credit Risk and the Telecommunication sector.

He earned a Master’s in Mathematics, before specializing in Banking and earning a Ph.D. in Strategic Management. His research themes are Fraud/AML, Innovation, and IoT.

His most recent publication is the article “Strategic Management of Credit Card Fraud: Stakeholder mapping of a card issuer” in the Journal of Financial Crime.

Ron Reicher

President & Founder


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Ron Teicher is a payments industry pioneer and serves as the president at EverC. Ron co-founded and led EverC since its inception in 2015. Prior to EverC, Ron led the compliance security product at Watchfire (acquired by IBM).

Steve Lenderman