Aaron Press leads strategic initiatives to enhance the management of fraud, risk, and compliance throughout the payments system. He directs efforts to expand the presence of LexisNexis Risk Solutions in the payments vertical and undertakes research and analysis on market trends and industry needs for fraud, risk management, and compliance products, driving strategic product development, marketing, and sales strategy decisions to grow revenue and market share.
Mr. Press' experience stretches across the payments and technology industry landscape, with key roles in issuing, acquiring, mobile, plastics, and risk. He is a frequent speaker at industry events, and has published articles and white papers covering a range of issues in payments, including the comprehensive True Cost of Fraud study. He is regularly called on by news outlets like the Wall Street Journal, PaymentsSource, and Bloomberg News for insights and commentary on industry trends. He joined LexisNexis Risk Solutions in 2013.
Topics of Interest
Mr. Press is an established thought leader in the payments industry, and has been quoted and published in national and trade media on trends such as card fraud, account application fraud, identity theft, and synthetic identity fraud, among others. He has offered commentary and insights on topics such as:
- The True Cost of (Retail) Fraud — Vulnerable merchant categories and how they can protect themselves
- The structure of the payments system and how it impacts innovation
- The benefits of using a layered approach to fraud management, leveraging identity verification
- Particular vulnerabilities of digital-only merchants
- Types of fraud and what drives their growth across different channels, including mobile
Additional Biographical Information
Before joining LexisNexis Risk Solutions, Mr. Press led strategic initiatives to develop and market secure electronic payment products and solutions, including EMV and mobile payments, for issuers, processors, and merchants at Gemalto. At Chase Paymentech, he directed payments industry research, competitive analysis, and thought leadership programs to drive marketing, innovation, and product development. He also worked in corporate development at Alliance Data, directing strategic analysis of new innovations in payments and loyalty services.
He holds a master's degree in Public Administration from George Mason University, and a bachelor’s in Government from The University of Texas at Austin.