Michael Thelander leads product marketing efforts for iovation and their line of fraud prevention and authentication solutions. Michael has a 20-year history in vice president- and director-level roles leading product marketing and product management teams, and has a history of delivering best-in-class software products to market. He has been in the cybersecurity space for over ten years: before iovation he spent 8 years heading product management at Tripwire, a perennial leader in configuration management, integrity monitoring and vulnerability assessment. His articles and interviews have appeared in Cyber Defense, ITProfessional magazine, ITSP magazine and other publications. At iovation he's focused on market education and engagement, and is an evangelist for emerging technologies and practices. In 2017 he spoke at the Gartner IAM Summit and the Merchant Risk Council on risk-based authentication, artificial intelligence applied to fraud prevention, and the emerging importance of user experience.