CashStar Chief Risk Officer to Speak at Predictive Analytics Innovation Summit

Pete Kledaras Chief Risk Officer at World’s Leading Digital Gifting Company to Address Using Big Data to Fight Payment Fraud

CashStar, the digital gifting company preferred by the world’s leading brands, today announced Chief Risk Officer at CashStar, Pete Kledaras, will present at the Predictive Analytics Innovation Summit taking place in San Diego, California. The Predictive Analytics Innovation summit provides a platform for leading executives to share unique insight into the innovations that are driving success in the world’s most successful organizations. 

Who: Pete Kledaras, Chief Risk Officer, CashStar

What: “Secrets to Using Big Data Tools to Fight Fraud Risks”

As the merchant of record facilitating the card not present purchase and instant fulfillment of digital gift cards for more than 300 of world’s leading brands, CashStar is on the front lines of payment fraud every day. In this presentation, CashStar CRO Pete Kledaras will leverage real-world experience and reveal the secrets of how data sciences and “Big Data” tools help achieve best-in-class fraud management.

Attendees will walk away with a better understanding of the payment risk that exists today and the strategies that most effectively manage that risk to reduce fraud rates, increase sales and turn satisfied customers into brand loyalists.

When: 1:30 p.m. PST, February 20, 2014

Where: San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina, 333 W Harbor Dr., San Diego, Calif.

Follow @CashStar_Inc and #PASanDiego for updates from the show.

About CashStar
CashStar is the leading provider of omni-channel digital gifting solutions for the world’s top brands. The CashStar platform enables retailers and restaurants to maximize sales, eliminate fraud risk, increase customer engagement, and drive adoption of mobile payments. More than 300 leading companies rely on CashStar to power the most innovative and advanced prepaid and digital gifting programs, including Best Buy, Brookstone, Coach, Crate & Barrel, Dell, Dunkin’ Donuts, Gap, lululemon athletica, Office Depot, Petco, Pottery Barn, QVC, Sephora, Staples, Starbucks, The Cheesecake Factory, The Home Depot, and Williams-Sonoma. To learn more, please visit, follow @CashStar_Inc, or e-mail

Jess Cascio
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