Global Industry Experts to Judge 2021 FICO Decisions Awards
- FICO announces panel of independent industry judges for 2021 awards.
- Entries for the FICO® Decisions Awards are due
December 4, 2020
- The eight award categories are AI and Machine Learning, Cloud Deployment, Customer Onboarding and Management, Debt Management, Fraud & Security, Decision Management Innovation, Financial Inclusion and Regulatory Compliance.
- Entry form and information are at www.fico.com/decisionsawards
FICO has announced its panel of independent judges for the 2021 FICO® Decisions Awards which honor clients achieving outstanding results using analytics and decision management technology to grow their business, manage risk and reduce costs.
The bench of eight global industry experts bring a variety of views and knowledge to the table along with deep industry expertise. They will evaluate nominations based upon measurable improvement in key metrics; demonstrated use of best practices; project scale, depth and breadth; and innovative uses of technology.
For more information and to enter a nomination, visit www.fico.com/decisionsawards
This year our judges, in alphabetical order, are:
- Prasanna Dhoré, Chief Data & Analytics Officer, Equifax
Prasanna is responsible for developing the strategic vision that leads Equifax through the chaotic world of Big Data. He has over 30 years' experience working in senior roles across the technology, financial services and publishing industries and has a passion for using technology and pioneering approaches to drive outstanding business growth and customer retention. Prasanna's business achievements have been featured in numerous media outlets such as Forbes and the
Wall Street Journal. David Dittman, vice president, Data & Analytics (previous winner)
With more than 20 years of experience at P&G, David's career has focused on leveraging analytics across
P&G'smarketing, product supply and sales organizations. His organizations have been recognized with numerous industry awards. David is a frequent industry speaker and is passionate about using data and analytics to make unconventional connections across all aspects of business. In 2018, he was recognized as an "Analytics Visionary" by Consumer Goods Technology.
- René Javier Guzmán, market & liquidity risks director at Banreservas (previous winner)
René is a banking and regulation professional with a decade of experience and a special interest in risk modeling, measurement and management. René is currently responsible for the market and liquidity risks teams and the risk modeling team, overseeing credit, market and liquidity models, contributing to policy design and governance at Banreservas; the largest bank in the
Dominican Republicand one of the largest in the region. Tomas Klinger, decision science and data director at Home Credit (previous winner)
Tomas is a hands-on data science and big data leader with international experience in the financial services industry. He is currently responsible for decisions science and data integration for Home Credit's
Chinabusiness where he focuses on research, development and implementation predictive models, sourcing and testing of data and general risk analytics. Tomas has also been overseeing the risk decision systems and analytical infrastructure. In the past he worked for KBC Group as a founding member of big data, advanced analytics and AI competence center.
- Marcel Le Gouais, managing editor at Credit Strategy
Marcel has been working as an editor in financial media publications since 2007. From 2007 he has specialized in financial services and consumer credit. Marcel has written for a wide variety of business and consumer publications including: MoneySavingExpert.com - the
UK'slargest consumer website, The Daily Telegraph, The Times, FT Adviser and Raconteur.net Tiffani Montez, analyst at Aite Tiffani Montezis a retail banking senior analyst at Aite Groupcovering digital channel interactions, marketing analytics, artificial intelligence, conversational banking, and financial wellness. She has more than 20 years of experience in strategic planning, strategic execution, and consumer experience design in roles at Terafina, Wells Fargoand Forrester Research. Lisa Morgan, journalist & analyst at InformationWeek Lisa Morganis a seasoned journalist, industry analyst, and content strategist who focuses on the business impact of emerging technologies. Her insights are frequently quoted verbatim as the launching point for intellectual discourse about what businesses and IT departments should be doing in the age of AI, cloud, digital, and hyper-competitiveness. In addition, Lisa is an Executive Committee member of the IEEE's Global Initiative on Ethics of Autonomous and Intelligent Systems. Ignazio Provinzano, Head of Risk Operations at Swisscard (previous winner)
Ignazio is currently responsible for a team of over 100 employees in the
Risk Operation Departmentat Swisscard, a leading credit card company in Switzerland. Ignazio oversees authorizations, fraud prevention, cardholder disputes, credit collections, solvency/underwriting and operational Compliance & Risk Administrationat the lender and has a keen interest in collections optimization technology.
Awards will be presented in eight categories: AI and Machine Learning, Cloud Deployment, Customer Onboarding and Management, Debt Management, Fraud & Security, Decision Management Innovation, Financial Inclusion and Regulatory Compliance. Nominations are due
Winners will receive recognition at FICO® World, which will be held in
"We have some fantastic industry experts on board this year to help judge the awards," said
Last year's winning firms were
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