Kimberly Sutherland

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Kimberly Sutherland

Senior Director, Fraud and Identity Management

Kimberly Sutherland is responsible for identifying and guiding LexisNexis Risk Solutions technology response to the constantly evolving market needs for identity proofing and authentication in commercial and government organizations. Kim’s responsibilities have spanned leading strategic product development, developing global solution offerings, collaborating on international technical standards, and evaluating cross-industry best practices and benchmarks. She joined LexisNexis Risk Solutions in 2008.

Topics of Interest

Ms. Sutherland has been identified as one of the top global Citizen/Consumer Identity & Access Management leaders, and is a regularly invited national and international speaker. She has authored numerous research studies, white papers, blogs and contributions to trade and academic publications, and has offered commentary and insights on topics such as:


  1. Linkage between real-world identities and digital identities
  2.  The rise in synthetic identity fraud and how companies and real-world examples of it is being tackled
  3. The strengths and weaknesses of biometric authentication in mobile payments
  4. The need for credit card issuers to incorporate explicit identification processes to ensure they know the credit card account holder
  5. Best practices for organizations to follow that reduce their fraud risks while still encouraging consumers to enroll in mobile wallets
  6. The escalation of identity fraud in the wake of ongoing massive breaches as well as the EMV shift
  7. The biggest hurdles to solving identity theft
  8. The need for businesses to understand and protect the identities of Millennials

Additional Biographical Information

Ms. Sutherland has nearly 20 years of experience leading global business strategy, product management and technology business consulting. She is active in a number of broader industry initiatives, including serving as the Plenary Chair of the Identity Ecosystem Steering Group (IDESG), the national organization formed by the White House’s National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace to administer the development and adoption of the Identity Ecosystem Framework. She is also a board member of the University of Texas’ Center for Identity, the Open Identity Exchange and the Greater Alpharetta Tech Network. 

She received a bachelor’s degree in Human and Organizational Development, a master’s degree in Public Policy, and a PhD (ABD) in Policy Development and Program Evaluation from Vanderbilt University; and an MBA from Otterbein University concentrated on Information and Technology Management.

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