June 12, 2019

OpenSesame Joins SAP PartnerEdge Program to Enhance Learning Ecosystem for SAP SuccessFactors Customers

OpenSesame, the elearning innovator providing the world’s most comprehensive online catalog of curated elearning courses, today announced their membership in the SAP PartnerEdge program to further enhance the learning experience for SAP SuccessFactors customers. As a part of the SuccessFactors’ Open Content Network, OpenSesame elearning courses already seamlessly integrate with the SuccessFactors LMS. Through the SAP PartnerEdge program, OpenSesame will be able to deliver even deeper benefits via the available enablement tools and APIs from SAP software business applications.

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June 12, 2019

A New Approach to Investing: Randy Swan of Swan Global Investments Reveals “Investing Redefined”

Randy Swan, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Swan Global Investments (“Swan”), a leading provider of hedged equity solutions and mutual fund products for more than two decades, today announced the publication of his first book, Investing Redefined. The book details the limitations of Modern Portfolio Theory and why investors need a new approach to successfully navigate the redefined investment landscape. It unpacks the development of Swan’s proprietary Defined Risk Strategy (“DRS”), launched in 1997. Randy developed the DRS to directly address the biggest risk to investors’ wealth: market risk.

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June 12, 2019

Lori Hardwick steps down as AI Labs president and steps up as a gunslinging paladin for Riskalyze and other firms in new gig economy consulting role

Lori Hardwick left her job as president at AI Labs after deciding that broader horizons working as a consultant don't necessarily mean leading a shallower existence. "I was always worried about the cyclicality. It seemed like empty work," she says. But it's been just the opposite. What made consulting seem more fulfilling were the kinds of gigs she was offered -- namely a handful of ones of a year or more in duration that draw pay from long-term retainers.

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June 11, 2019

Riskalyze adds fintech veterans to leadership team with eye on aggressive growth

Riskalyze is boosting its leadership with a couple of well-known industry veterans in an effort to grow the technology's presence among larger wealth management firms. Lori Hardwick, best known for being one of the original partners of Envestnet, will become chairwoman of Riskalyze's board of directors. She's currently a member of the board. Drew DiMarino, a former head of sales for eMoney Advisor, will join Riskalyze as its executive vice president of sales next month. Although Riskalyze began as a digital client risk assessment tool, the company now offers portfolio analytics, automated trading and a model marketplace.

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June 11, 2019

Riskalyze Bolsters its Leadership with Industry Veterans from eMoney and Envestnet

Riskalyze today announced that it has named Drew DiMarino as Executive Vice President of Sales, and Lori Hardwick as Chairman. DiMarino joins the company's Senior Leadership Team to lead the firm's sales organization. Hardwick, a Riskalyze board member for over a year, is expanding her role with the firm to help guide its strategy for serving wealth management enterprises. DiMarino was Head of Sales at eMoney Advisor and joined the company in 2010. He led the company's sales efforts that built the firm prior to its acquisition by Fidelity, and also dramatically increased eMoney's growth post-acquisition as a part of the broader Fidelity organization. Most recently, he led sales and marketing at Apiture, a cloud platform for banks and credit unions.

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June 10, 2019

AiThority Interview With Tony Pepper, CEO and Co-Founder, Egress

How did you start in this space? What inspired you to found Egress? My co-founder Neil Larkins and I worked together in a previous business – Reflex Magnetics which eventually sold to Check Point in 2006. Our focus at that time had been protecting data on removable media (USBs and CDs), and after leaving Check Point, we looked at the market and saw that increasingly people were using email to share these types of data. We founded Egress in 2007 as an email encryption vendor and over the last 12 years, we’ve extended our product platform to cover other forms of data transfer, including online collaboration and the need to easily send very large files securely.

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June 7, 2019

Riskalyze hires Bay Area tech executive as CFO

Auburn-based financial technology Riskalyze Inc. has hired a chief financial officer with experience at several Bay Area tech companies. Duncan Powell will work out of Riskalyze’s Auburn office, where the company employs about 130 people, CEO Aaron Klein said. Riskalyze employs about another 60 people in Atlanta. The company, which started up in 2011, offers technology for financial advisers to measure their clients' risk tolerance, for customer service and for regulatory compliance.

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June 5, 2019

VPay Announces Mobile-Friendly, Expedited Claim Payment Functionality

VPay, a leading turnkey claim payment platform, today announced the addition of mobile-friendly functionality for policyholder, claimant and multiparty payments. The new expedited claim payment solution addresses policyholders' rising demand for easier, faster and customizable payment options, while also providing insurance companies an impactful change to claims processing without the usual operational or financial risks. Benefits of the new offering include:

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June 5, 2019

MarketsandMarkets Invites Global Intelligence Leaders for Competitive and Market Intelligence Conference in Chicago

Discussing Business Intelligence methods and techniques, we are hosting our inaugural MarketsandMarkets Competitive and Market Intelligence Summit on June 13 - 14, 2019 at Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, Chicago - USA. The event will invite global market intelligence experts to address most pressing challenges & latest trends associated with market intelligence and competitive intelligence that have a huge impact on business growth, business regulations and strategic policy developments.

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June 3, 2019

Credorax Launches Smart 3D Secure Solution in Partnership With Netcetera

Credorax, the NextGen merchant acquiring bank providing cross-border processing for ecommerce and omni-channel payments, announced today its launch of its Smart 3D Secure solution in partnership with digital payment expert and leading software company Netcetera. This Smart 3D Secure solution was built in-house by Credorax on top of Netcetera's advanced 3D Secure core technology, which is EMVCo certified and compliant with major EMV 3D Secure scheme programs. Credorax has implemented the Necetera solution into its payment processing gateway and added an Artificial Intelligence (AI) based optimization engine that analyses each transaction in real-time for the best business results. This early-market offering will assist merchants with their compliance requirements to card schemes and European regulations in the most seamless way possible, ensuring high acceptance rates.

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