Author Profile

Tricia Phillips

Tricia Phillips

Managing Vice President

3 years at Gartner,  25 years' experience

Location:  ID USA  |  Language(s):  English

Roles and Responsibilities

Tricia Phillips is a is a Managing Vice President with Gartner Research. Her coverage areas have included user authentication, fraud detection, identity proofing, digital identity, and electronic signature. Ms. Phillips is currently responsible for the team focusing on Application and Data Security. She has 23 years of experience in the security space, including product management, strategy, and leadership roles at global companies in the identity, fraud detection, and payments industries.


Previous Experience

Ms. Phillips' experience includes executive roles in product strategy and management, fraud operations and client services. Her organizationally diverse background enables insights into fraud prevention and management from the perspective of the customer, risk analyst, technology leader and business line owner. This ensures a focus on the balance between customer experience, fraud losses, integration and technology costs, and operational expenses and efficiencies. She has consulting and hands-on experience with integration and implementation of SaaS-based payment and fraud prevention technologies and services and user authentication use cases.

Professional Background

  • Gartner, Research Director, Fraud Prevention, 2 years
  • Kount, SVP, Product & Strategy, 2 years
  • Visa, U.S., Product Innovation, 5 years


  • B.A., University of Washington
  • Central European Studies Program, University of Economics, Prague (VSE)