Featurespace CEO, Martina King, named Business Person of the Year 2019 at Cambridge News Business Excellence Awards

Featurespace CEO, Martina King, has been named the Business Person of the year at the Cambridge News Business Excellence Awards 2019

Martina joined Featurespace in 2012 and has helped to grow the company into a multi-award winning fraud and risk technology provider - Featurespace's ARIC Fraud Hub was named Anti-Fraud Solution of the Year for a second consecutive year at the FS Tech Awards on the same night as the Business Excellence Awards. ARIC Fraud Hub is the software of choice for leading banking and payments companies around the globe, including TSYS, Worldpay, Danske Bank, Contis and Clear Bank.

Under Martina's leadership the company has gone from strength to strength; Featurespace completed a £25million funding round in January this year, launched in Singapore in February and has recently announced further expansion in the US. The Featurespace team continues to grow, with over 200 team members across it's Cambridge, London and US offices, creating new opportunities for specialists in data science, machine learning and fraud prevention. 

The award comes just days after King was named as one of the Most Influential Women in Payments 2019, and follows closely from her Industry Achievement Award at the Cards and Payments Awards 2019, which recognizes significant contribution to the advancement and success of the card and payments industry.

Help fight fraud with machine learning and Adaptive Behavioral Analytics.

We're looking for bright, enthusiastic individuals to join the team and help us protect consumers from fraud and risk across the financial services, insurance and gaming industries.

We currently have vacancies in Cambridge and London (UK) and Atalanta, GA (USA)

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For further information, please contact: 

Rebecca Lewis
Head of Marketing • Featurespace  

About Featurespace - www.featurespace.com 

Headquartered in the U.K. and U.S. and with offices in Cambridge, London and Atlanta, Featurespace™ is the world-leader in fraud prevention and creator of the ARIC™ platform, a real-time AI machine learning software that risk scores transactions and other events in more than 180 countries. 

Featurespace was created out of Cambridge University’s Engineering Department, co-founded by world-renowned experts in applied statistics, the late Professor Bill Fitzgerald and Dave Excell, Featurespace CTO.

The ARIC platform combines Adaptive Behavioral Analytics and anomaly detection to automatically identify risk and catch new attacks as they happen. The increased accuracy of understanding behavior strikes the balance between improving fraud detection and operational efficiencies, while also reducing the number of genuine transactions that would be incorrectly declined due to traditional rules by as much as 70 percent.