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June 13-15 Vector W Hotel Nashville

What is Ascend?

Ascend brings together ecommerce industry leaders and experts united in tackling emerging challenges in fraud, policy abuse and payments. This year, Ascend shines a spotlight on “Titans of Ecommerce” — the individuals who drive change in the fraud and risk ecosystem. These innovators help their companies achieve long-term growth and profitability no matter what uncertainties come their way. 

Ascend 2023 attendees will discover: 

  • Stories of success, resilience and growth 
  • Strategies for fighting fraud, policy abuse, ATOs and more
  • Practical advice and tools for increasing efficiency and empowering your teams 
  • The next big thing set to transform ecommerce in the coming years

As ecommerce continues to evolve, a new guard of business leaders are being ushered to the forefront. Ascend 2023 showcases the ingenuity and success stories of this incredible community: today’s Titans of Ecommerce.

Registration Fee: $850 inclusive of access to all Summit sessions and events and two nights at the host hotel, W Nashville. Registration is non-transferable.

Official Dates: Tuesday, June 13th – Thursday, June 15th


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Thank You

We’re looking forward to a great Ascend 2023!

Registration is now closed. Thank you to our network for such an incredible response to this event. We are so excited to see everyone in June!

For any questions, please contact your account manager or reach us at .


Vernice Armor

America's First Black Female Combat Pilot, Former Marine & Cop, Author, Zero To Breakthrough

Trinidad Poisson

Director of Loss Prevention, Rue Gilt Groupe

Dajana Gajic-Fisic

CEFI – Head of Fraud, C.H. Robinson

Tanzeen Syed

Managing Director, General Atlantic

Marc Chretien

VP Planning, Inventory & Post-Purchase Operations, Aldo

Jacqueline Chilton

Vice President Operations, Pangea Money Transfer

Eido Gal

CEO & Cofounder, Riskified

Kieran Cotter

Senior Fraud and Investigations Manager, Dyson

Kevin Mayes

Head of Payment Acceptance, Chewy

Seckin Yilgoren

Senior Vice President – Cyber Security & Intelligence Solutions, Mastercard

Jamie Saucedo

Senior VP Business Operations, PFSWeb

Alessandro Bocca

CEO, Axerve

Hilla Peled

VP Data Science, Riskified

Omar Draz

Strategy and Operations, DoorDash

Carra Straut

Contact Center Manager, TicketNetwork

Andreas Zodhiates

Head of Payment Fraud, Booking.com

Mark Porteous

Sr Director of Safety & Trust, StockX

Rachel Harris Bullen

Manager, Customer Experience, Allbirds

Kevin Luh

Director in the Financial Crimes, Deloitte

Jon Haywood

Partner & National Financial Crime Leader, Deloitte

Jamon Whitehead

Cofounder & Principal Consultant, Paladin Fraud Group

Chris Uriarte

Partner, Glenbrook Partners

Vikas S

Vikas Sukla

Head of Fintech & Loyalty, Wayfair

Shahar Yaari

VP Product, Riskified

Nadav Lobel

SVP Account Management, Riskified

Teresa Ferraro

VP Account Management, Americas, Riskified

Michael Fusco

Senior Enterprise Account Manager, Riskified

Lior Reichman

Product Manager, Riskified

Annette Dvorak

Senior Director, Account Management, Riskified

Eyal Elazar

Senior Director of Product Marketing, Riskified

Jeff Otto

Chief Marketing Officer, Riskified

Danielle Dzbanek

Senior Director, Merchant Health, Riskified


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Hotel & Venue

W Hotel, Nashville

Taking the stage in The Gulch neighborhood, W Nashville stands in the heart of downtown Nashville, TN. With modern-luxe rooms, myriad dining and drinking venues, Nashville’s largest hotel pool area, a state-of-the-art gym, multiple meeting and event spaces and so much more, we’d like to say you never have to leave–but this town is too exciting to stay put.

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