Diarmuid Thoma Joins TowerData as VP of Fraud & Data Strategy
TowerData Enlists Fraud Prevention Expert to Enhance Services
NEW YORK (Aug. 24, 2021)–TowerData, the leading provider of comprehensive and accurate email data, today announces that Diarmuid Thoma, global fraud prevention expert, joins the TowerData team as Vice President of Fraud & Data Strategy. Thoma’s in-depth knowledge of the global fraud prevention market and its context within regional compliance like GDPR and CCPA will power the advancement and scaling of TowerData’s products globally.
For over 20 years, Diarmuid has specialized in developing fraud prevention strategies for some of the world’s largest companies including Facebook, Symantec, Hewlett Packard and TransUnion. In 2013, he was one of the founding members of Trustev, a new global fraud prevention platform that experienced exponential growth and was acquired by TransUnion.
“In the context of fraud prevention, the email address is one of the most impactful signals for determining fraud, and, in my prior role, I found TowerData to have the most powerful and comprehensive email data in the market,” says Thoma. “I’m excited to help TowerData leverage its unique assets and expand on its fraud prevention solution for our growing client base.”
"Our proprietary email activity data is a key ingredient to the top fraud services in the market,” says Tom Burke, TowerData CEO and Founder. “With Diarmuid’s addition to the team, we now have an experienced fraud prevention leader who will enhance the value of our data and build out industry-leading fraud solutions and features, enabling our clients to more effectively combat fraud and preserve revenues.”
TowerData’s email data and signals currently power fraud prevention algorithms for the leading global financial institutions via its Email Activity Metrics and Email Validation services. Thoma’s experience and expertise with digital signal interpretation, machine learning and data security will be critical in his role as he accelerates the growth of TowerData’s fraud prevention solutions.