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Parker Talks series to feature former CEO of LexisNexis

Andrew Prozes, former CEO of risk solutions company LexisNexis, will discuss how ones’ identity is increasingly important in the world of finance and technology during the second Parker Talks series hosted by the Parker College of Business at Georgia Southern University.

Prozes will present “Identity in the Fintech World” on Tuesday, Nov. 5, at 6 p.m. at the Charles H. Morris Center at Trustees’ Garden in Savannah. His lecture will dive into the importance of identity in today’s high-tech financial environment and what can be done in the face of security challenges like fraud, identity theft and personal data breaches. He will also talk about what will define a person’s identity in the future.

As CEO of LexisNexis, Prozes grew the company from $1.7B in 2000 to more than $4B in 2010. The company employed approximately 17,000 people across 2 business units — LexisNexis Legal and LexisNexis Risk Solutions.

Prozes serves on the boards of Scribestar, Transunion, Neoway, FIIZY, Payfone, nanoPay, MintChip and Synaptive, and he chairs numerous compensation committees. Previously, Prozes served on the Board of Directors of Reed Elsevier, a $45B market cap information company, from 2000 until December 2010. 

Born in Germany to Estonian parents who fled Russian occupation, Prozes grew up in Canada and earned a Bachelor of Mathematics in computer science from the University of Waterloo and an MBA from York University.

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