Joseph M Bognanno III

STTF Chair

Joseph M Bognanno III
Chief Innovation Officer
Safe Banking Systems (SBS)

Joseph joined Safe Banking Systems in April 2018 and is spearheading the process for developing, managing and implementing new ideas and innovation throughout SBS. He will also be responsible for change management and participating in the development of strategic partnerships.

He brings a broad perspective to his CIO role, having worked as practitioner, solutions vendor and regulator.  Prior to joining SBS, Joseph served as SVP, Head of Global Risk Analytics at HSBC and was responsible for all transaction monitoring and name screening analytics. He managed teams engaged in all aspects of model governance in relation to AML analytics, design, development, optimization, model validation and remediation.

Previously, he held various positions at anti-money laundering solutions provider NICE Actimize and spent seven years in the U.S. Treasury, Office of Technical Assistance (OTA).  At OTA, he worked as Senior Advisor on Economic Crimes, and U.S. Treasury Attaché liaison to the South American FATF to engage with the U.S. Treasury, the U.S. Department of State, USAID, the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, Organization of American States, the Financial Action Task Force and other organizations to provide information technology solutions to combat financial crime through technical assistance programs.

Joseph has over 25 years of experience in the financial industry. More than 15 years have been spent within the Compliance industry, working to mitigate money laundering and other financial crime risks through the use of technology specific to AML/FCC initiatives. He has provided training, technical assistance, and guidance to both public and private sectors in over 40 countries.

As an AML subject matter expert, he has spoken at various industry events, notably ACAMS and FATF Plenaries, and has provided expert AML/CFT commentary to a number of international publications.

Joseph is also the co-chair of the New York City Alumni Club for The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School.

Claudia Glawe-Haberland

STTF Member

Claudia Glawe-Haberland
Partner, Business Development & Alliance Management Americas
FICO

With over 15 years’ experience in banking, Claudia has worked in: offshore, private, wealth-management, corporate and retail banking as well as senior management positions for large European financial institutions in New York, Cayman Islands, Ireland and UK. Her focus has mainly been on regulatory and operational risk management.  For about 10 years she has applied her hands-on banking experience to IT consulting, aiding financial institutions in finding solutions to increase effectiveness and improve efficiencies in compliance and risk management.”

Andrew Davies

STTF Member

Andrew Davies
VP, Global Market Strategy, Financial Crime Risk Management Financial & Risk Management Solutions
Fiserv

Eric Sohn

STTF Member

Eric A. Sohn, CAMS
Director of Business Product
Dow Jones Risk & Compliance

Eric brings over a decade’s worth of experience in the regulatory compliance and risk management field. In his current role, he is Dow Jones’ subject matter expert on economic sanctions and anti-money laundering, including trade based money laundering. He leverages this expertise to assist compliance and risk professionals to use Dow Jones’ portfolio of data feeds, online tools and due diligence reporting services effectively and efficiently in meeting their compliance and risk management needs. In addition, Eric provides thought leadership in these areas, as well as providing a market perspective in the management of the product and service portfolio. Prior to his work for Dow Jones, Eric was Principal Engagement Manager for Accuity, where he provided subject matter and business process improvement expertise to clients around the globe.

Eric has been CAMS-certified since 2007, and has served on the ACAMS Editorial Task Force since 2010. He speaks on a regular basis at regulatory compliance conferences, and has been published numerous times on compliance and business process improvement topics in ACAMS Today, ACAMS Connection, Money Laundering Bulletin, KYC360, AML-ology, CSj, Le Bulletin, American Banker, FX-MM and Modern Law magazine.