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MRC Vegas Releases Line-Up of Notable Keynote Speakers

Globe Newswire

SEATTLE, Feb. 24, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The MRC's annual conference, MRC Vegas, has announced their selection of prominent keynote speakers, Daymond John, CEO and founder of FUBU and Bob Arno comedian and magician, thanks to Digital River World Payments.

Daymond John is a leading entrepreneur and has received over 35 awards including the Brandweek Marketer of the Year, Advertising Age Marketing 1000 Award for Outstanding Ad Campaign, and Ernst & Young's New York Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Mr. John will give his first-hand experience on how productizing and marketing can affect a company's bottom-line as well as the ways to work cross-departmentally. His breadth and knowledge of entrepreneurialism gains him an insight into business culture which will benefit anyone listening.

Bob Arno will demonstrate the art of pick-pocketing. He presents a full hour of innovative, educational, fascinating, and funny pickpocket entertainment, free of fluff and padding. Arno's on stage experience will bring out a light heartedness within theft and fraud. He will use humor to address the real issues fraud and payments professionals deal with everyday.

"Digital River is pleased to play a sponsorship role in a conference that draws a prestigious community of payment leaders," said Souheil Badran, Digital River's senior vice president and general manager of Digital River World Payments. "Never before has the payments landscape been more competitive and complex. MRC provides an opportunity for payments experts to come together to share experiences, best practices for fighting fraud and innovative approaches to growing businesses on a global scale."

MRC Vegas will attract the top ecommerce fraud and payments professionals from 23-26 March. This event is a leading event for content, education and networking. With over 100 speakers presenting a wide variety of topics spanning the ecommerce payments and fraud scope, MRC Vegas is a necessity for those that work within the industry.

ABOUT THE MRC: The MRC is the foremost global not for profit organization that fully supports and promotes operational excellence for fraud, payments and risk professionals within ecommerce. MRC members report 45% less revenue loss due to fraud than non-members. Headquartered in Seattle, Washington, the MRC's European office is located in Madrid, Spain. Learn more at

CONTACT: MEDIA CONTACT: Bill Myers TELEPHONE: +1 206.364.2789 ext. 155 EMAIL: bill@merchantriskcouncil.orgSource:Merchant Risk Council