Sr Director Analyst
Akif Khan, PhD, is a Senior Director within Gartner Research focused on payment fraud within digital commerce. Dr. Khan's areas of expertise include fraud prevention using both rules-based and machine learning systems, behavioral biometrics, device identification and multifactor authentication. In addition, he focuses on creation of payment fraud prevention strategies in multichannel digital environments involving e-commerce, m-commerce and contact center. Dr. Khan also advises clients on prevention of payment fraud via account takeover, with an emphasis on both detection and mitigation. His expertise in payment fraud applies across multiple payment mechanisms, involving traditional credit/debit cards, so-called alternative payment methods, loyalty points, and blockchain-based payment systems.