Karisse spent the first half of her career on the “front lines” of fraud operations, creating strategies, processes & technology in e-commerce & merchant processing at Merchant e-Solutions, Bag Borrow or Steal and Expedia. The early years of “trial by fire” gave her foundational knowledge & experience that couldn’t be learned in any other way. By attending & speaking at industry events as a retailer, Karisse found her true passion. -Supporting the largest online companies in the world to prevent payment fraud, reduce chargebacks and all other forms of abuse, such as Friendly Fraud & the new threat to online retailers, refunding fraud.
Karisse was the Program Manager for the Americas for the trade association for online risk & payments, the Merchant Risk Council, followed by several years as the Editor-at-Large for CardNotPresent.com, the leading online publication for online fraud and payments. She has been quoted in publications such as NPR, Slate Magazine and Internet Retailer.
Additionally, Karisse was the first recipient of the “Legend of e-commerce award”, awarded at FraudCon 2019 at Tel Aviv University. She currently hosts the podcast Fraudology and was formerly the co-host of the podcast Online FraudCast.