Emma is Head of Identity and Risk for Visa, with this she brings an extensive and pioneering expertise in digital identity complemented with a passion for diversity and inclusion.
As identity and data becomes evermore entwined with payments, Emma brings a strong track record of helping banks, fintechs, airlines, retailers and online gambling companies weave digital identity, security and privacy into their customer journeys.
Emma has co-founded and exited a number of businesses in identity, Confyrm and Innovate Identity. She is also co-founder of Women in Identity, a not for profit bringing the topic of diversity and inclusion to the identity space.
She was recognised in the KNOW Identity Top 100 leaders in Identity in 2017, 2018 and 2019, the Innovate Finance Powerlist for Women 2016 and 2017, and was voted CEO of the year at the KNOW Identity Awards. She studied identity, security and privacy at Harvard, and has an MBA from Manchester Business School and completed her thesis in Competitive Strategy in the Identity Market.