Emailage Thought Leaders Slated To Deliver Two Presentations During MRC’s 

Largest Annual Event Hosted in Las Vegas, Nevada March 16-19, 2020


CHANDLER, AZ — December 18, 2019Emailage, the global fraud prevention and risk management leader, announced its overall sponsorship of MRC Vegas 2020. The March 16-19 conference theme is “20 Years Proudly a Community – Celebrating the Past, Present, and Future.” The event will be held at the Aria Resort and Casino. 

“The payment processing ecosystem has been revolutionized in the past two decades,” said Amador Testa, chief product officer at Emailage. “Getting to contribute as a sponsor and presenter during this milestone conference is important for Emailage, because our company was founded on the notion that there is a better way to outsmart fraud together. The theme of the annual MRC event provides an excellent platform for that conversation.” 

Topics on the planned agenda will include: how the merchant industry has evolved, issues informing the current risk climate, and projections for the future of eCommerce with emphasis on merging fraud and payments trends, regulations, authentication, data optimization and global expansion.

Details on presentations including Emailage thought leaders can be found below: 

  • Fake Identities, Real Threats – Confident Account Openings in the Face of Synthetic ID Fraud
    • Breakout session on Tuesday, March 17, 4:15 – 5:00pm
  • Gaming the System – Gift Cards, Bonuses, and Loyalty Clubs. A Fraudster’s Playground.
    • Breakout session on Thursday, March 19, 1:15 – 2:00pm

“We are delighted to highlight our existing relationship with Emailage through their overall sponsorship of our 20th anniversary MRC conference,” explains Jenny Kieffer, MRC director of events. “As we use MRC Vegas 2020 to reflect on the past, examine our present and look forward to our future, we are thrilled to share the perspectives of our highly qualified speakers including Emailage executives, giving our audience a look of what is new and exciting in the months and years to come.”

“Businesses are under more pressure than ever before to defeat fraud and deliver great customer experiences. In many ways, being successful at this means having the knowledge to make better decisions,” said Testa. “We’re excited to partner with the Merchant Risk Council to present a conference which offers many perspectives and knowledge on the future trends of the marketplace.”

Testa will host a pre-conference webinar on Wednesday, February 12th at 10am MST entitled “The Beginner’s Guide to Building Your Own Machine Learning Model.” This webinar addresses common mistakes organizations make when starting out with machine learning. 

Visit to register for the pre-conference webinar and for more details on MRC Vegas 2020 as well as other upcoming Emailage events. 

About Emailage

Emailage is a global leader in fraud prevention and risk management. Through key partnerships, proprietary data, and advanced machine-learning technology, Emailage provides multi-faceted predictive solutions with email at its core.  We’re outsmarting fraud together with our clients, and helping businesses around the world realize significant return on investment through improved detection of fraudulent transactions. To learn more, visit:, @Emailage on Twitter, or the company’s LinkedIn page

About the MRC
The MRC is a global membership association providing a platform for eCommerce fraud and payments professionals to come together and share information. As a not-for-profit entity, the MRC provides year-round support and education to members by offering access to proprietary benchmarking reports, whitepapers, presentations, and webinars. The MRC hosts four annual conferences in the US and Europe, as well as regional networking meetings for professionals to build better business connections, exchange best practices, and share emerging trends. The MRC is headquartered in Seattle, WA and has an office in Dublin, Ireland.


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