Principal, Crooks Analytics
Fraud-management systems expert with 28 years experience inventing, building and applying artificial intelligence systems to banking services.
Inventor of eleven patents.
Ten years of consulting in Crooks Analytics, Inc. on payment fraud-management systems, banking technology, acquisitions, and development for IBM, MasterCard, VocaLink, Early Warning, multiple financial systems providers and financial institutions.
Vice President Global Fraud Solutions, Fair Isaac Corporation (FICO). Introduced multiple new products and lines of business. Substantial expansion of Falcon and fraud business unit.
As co-Founder, Burning Glass Technologies, created natural-language-processing system (patented) that understands text resumes and matches them to employment openings. Handled initial hiring of U.S. TSA airport security agents.
Executive Director of Scientific Staff, HNC Software Inc., and Executive Director of Product Management for HNC (acquired by FICO).
Founding product manager of Falcon, the world's first, successful, neural-network fraud-detection system and still the leader in the global card industry. Initiated HNC telecom division, automotive business and other new lines of business. (Today, Falcon is a product of FICO, Fair Isaac Corporation.)
Owner of Helix Technology software development company developing fire control systems for nuclear power plant, control sys-tems for invasive medical devices, robotic control system (patented), thermodynamic analysis systems for power plants, bank logis-tics systems, taxi dispatching systems.
Author of three internationally published books on computing. Best known: Using Oracle from Macmillian Que.