5 years at Gartner, 23 years industry experience
Location: United Kingdom | Language(s): English
Roles and Responsibilities
Akif Khan, Ph.D, is a VP Analyst within Gartner Research focused on: -Identity proofing in digital channels: how do you gain sufficient confidence in the identity of a user? -Preventing accounting takeover (ATO): how do you detect and stop attackers logging into a victim's account? -Malicious bot mitigation: how do you stop attackers using bots at scale to carry out ATO and other activities?
Previously, Dr. Khan has designed and implemented online payment and fraud prevention solutions for retailers globally while serving in leadership roles at companies such as Visa, CyberSource, Bitnet and Loylogic where he has been responsible for a wide variety of functions including product management, strategy, sales, marketing, professional services and managed services, in addition to thought leadership and industry evangelism.
- Bitnet, Chief Commercial Officer, 2 years
- Loylogic, Head of PointsPay, 2 years
- Visa/CyberSource, Senior Director, 10 years
- B.Sc., with honors, Chemistry, First Class, University of Bath, U.K.
- Ph.D., Polymer and Colloid Chemistry, University of Sussex, U.K.
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