Speaker "Mousumi Ghosh" Details Back



Advanced Sanctions Matching Techniques via Natural Language Processing (NLP) Methodology


The purpose of the presentation is to talk about how advanced string matching techniques can help the Banks to increase true hit rate and reduce false positives in Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctions name matching process; and thereby can help to identify and block suspicious transactions to reduce the risk of fines as well as the reputational exposure.


Mousumi Ghosh, is a Risk Analytics Leader from San Francisco, CA with a background in Systems Engineering with specialization in Data Science who focuses on solving critical business problems for top Consulting, Fintech and Financial Services companies in Payment Fraud and Money Laundering domains through Data Analytics, and, helps banking organizations in saving multi million dollar fraud and operational loss as well as in meeting regulatory guidelines. She earned a Masters in Systems Engineering from Virginia Tech University. She has Data Analytics/Data Science certifications from Columbia, Stanford, and San Diego University. She has technical expertise in Data Analytics, Data Quality, Data Science, Data Visualizations, Text Analytics, Payment Fraud/Money Laundering, Analytical Databases, SQL, SAS, Python, and Tableau/Power BI. Furthermore, she reviewed proposals for Google AI impact Challenge as a DataKind member and presented at numerous Big data and Analytics conferences; published articles in many Blogs and Analytics Journals (Informs Analytics Journals, CXO Insights, Data Science Central) on data science and career advancement related topics. In addition to building practical and impactful risk solutions, she is passionate about coaching and mentoring students. She taught and mentored both professionals and students on Data Science, Soft Skills and Interviewing Skills related topics at both Online and In-Person settings through Intercell Virtual Mentor Network, Instructional Connections, Articula and Ascend network. As a Data Science Leader, she helped many direct reports in growing their data analytics career further and really helping them in taking their career to the next level.