Assistant Vice President, Secure Payments Leadership Team, Federal Reserve
Ed O'Neill joined the Federal Reserve in January 2016 as Assistant Vice President of Secure Payments. In this role, he is responsible for the design, development and implementation of key elements of the Federal Reserve's payment security strategy to reduce fraud risk and advance the safety, security and resiliency of the U.S. payment system. O'Neill also supports the 170+ member Secure Payments Task Force in meeting its objectives and serves as the Federal Reserve's liaison for the Task Force's Information Sharing and Data Protection work groups. Having begun his career as a business analyst with the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, O'Neill moved on to spend nine years at Discover Financial Services in various leadership roles where he was responsible for managing fraud operations, data security compliance, account data compromise investigations and risk management teams across Discover Network, Diners Club International and PULSE. From 2006 to 2014, he also served as a brand representative on technical work groups and the management committee of the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council before rejoining the Federal Reserve in 2016.