Eric Thompson

Eric Thompson is the Public Sector Identity and Analytics Chief Strategist at Experian North America. He drives public sector go-to-market strategies for Experian’s Fraud, Identity and Analytics business. His responsibilities include aligning Experian’s solutions to government (NIST) standards, designing analytic solutions to solve major public sector issues, and representing Experian in the broader US Public Sector, including the Kantara Board and various industry working groups. His prior background includes business consulting on fraud and identity for public and private sector, leading security and risk management teams at top financial institutions, and served in both Intelligence and Logistics in the US Army. Eric holds bachelor’s degrees in both International Relations and Russian from University of California, Davis, a master’s degree in Business Administration from University of California, Irvine, and a CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) certification.

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Addressing the Tax Gap with Artificial Intelligence...

The tax gap—the difference between what taxpayers should pay and what they actually pay on time—can have a substantial impact on states’ budgets. Tax...

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Layered Identity Proofing: Fighting Unemployment Insur...

Recently, I wrote about how Experian is assisting NASWA (National Association of State Workforce Agencies) with identity verification to help mitigate the spike in...

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Stopping Unemployment Insurance Fraud...

In the wake of unprecedented unemployment fraud since the start of COVID-19, Experian announced it was selected as the exclusive partner for identity and...

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