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Rafael Lourenco

Rafael Lourenco

Leading smart people to solve complex problems in dynamic environments is Rafael’s signature skill. As ClearSale’s VP of US Operations, Rafael combines the company’s innovation-driven culture and emphasis on communication with a deep understanding of the statistical tools that underpin excellent fraud protection. From his base in Miami, he oversees ClearSale’s US anti-fraud operation by leading its commercial, statistical intelligence and IT teams and providing technical and executive management for all the operation’s employees. During his 8 years with the company, Rafael has also planned and executed ClearSale’s international business unit, directed ClearSale’s statistical intelligence area, and helped manage the company’s growth from 25 to more than 700 employees, including more than 500 highly trained fraud analysts. Rafael has a distinguished academic background. He earned his master’s degree in economics and finance at FGV-SP (Fundação Getúlio Vargas-São Paulo), one of the world’s leading policy and economic think tanks. Rafael holds a bachelor’s degree with great distinction in statistics from UNICAMP (Universidade Estadual de Campinas), internationally recognized as one of the top universities in Brazil and in the world.

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What’s the most important piece of advice for online retailers in 2019?

What’s the most important piece of advice for online retailers in 2019?

EU regulations might help, not hinder, digital payment fraud

EU regulations might help, not hinder, digital payment fraud

How to Keep Your Online Store's Rewards Program Secure

How to Keep Your Online Store's Rewards Program Secure

Influencer insights: An interview with clearsale

Influencer insights: An interview with clearsale

3dcart Partners with ClearSale to Deliver Comprehensive E-commerce Fraud Protection

3dcart Partners with ClearSale to Deliver Comprehensive E-commerce Fraud Protection

How open banking opens the door for fraud

How open banking opens the door for fraud

Is Your E-Commerce Business Overlooking These Security Basics?

Is Your E-Commerce Business Overlooking These Security Basics?

The fraud which cost the UK £506 million over one year

The fraud which cost the UK £506 million over one year

Why card-not-present fraud is the most dangerous of card frauds

Why card-not-present fraud is the most dangerous of card frauds

Why Manual Review is Key to Retailers Defense Against Fraud - Part 2

Why Manual Review is Key to Retailers Defense Against Fraud - Part 2

eCommerce Fraud – 3 Types of Fraud and How to Prevent Them

eCommerce Fraud – 3 Types of Fraud and How to Prevent Them

How human biases can skew artificial intelligence tools

How human biases can skew artificial intelligence tools

Old phone, new fraud: how phone numbers can raise the risk of account takeover

Old phone, new fraud: how phone numbers can raise the risk of account takeover

Don’t Let Online Fraud Derail Your Customer Experience

Don’t Let Online Fraud Derail Your Customer Experience

How to Create a Free Return Policy That Doesn't Hurt Your Bottom Line

How to Create a Free Return Policy That Doesn't Hurt Your Bottom Line

Retailers seek protection from deceitful behavior

Retailers seek protection from deceitful behavior

How important Fraud Prevention is For Growing eCommerce Stores

How important Fraud Prevention is For Growing eCommerce Stores

It's Not Just CNP Fraud. Merchants Must Protect Themselves from New Cybercrime Scams

It's Not Just CNP Fraud. Merchants Must Protect Themselves from New Cybercrime Scams

What AI Can (and Can’t) Do Right Now to Fight CNP Fraud

What AI Can (and Can’t) Do Right Now to Fight CNP Fraud

Do We Have Enough Data Scientists to Protect Against E-Commerce Fraud?

Do We Have Enough Data Scientists to Protect Against E-Commerce Fraud?

Brand-Impersonation Fraud Is On the Rise and Can Hurt Your Business

Brand-Impersonation Fraud Is On the Rise and Can Hurt Your Business

EMV Conversion Is Costly, But Post-EMV Fraud Could Cost More

EMV Conversion Is Costly, But Post-EMV Fraud Could Cost More

Fraud fears limit cross‑border ecommerce, but they don’t have to

Fraud fears limit cross‑border ecommerce, but they don’t have to

Beware of These 5 E-Commerce CNP Fraud Trends

Beware of These 5 E-Commerce CNP Fraud Trends

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