BELLEVUE, Wash., March 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- G2 Web Services Chief Executive Officer Allison Guidette was chosen as the recipient of the Women Driving Innovation in Payments Award at PYMNTS.com's 7th Innovation Project Awards Gala.
The annual Innovator Awards, a prestigious recognition in the e-commerce and payments industries, honors top executives who drive their companies to achieve consistent growth and advancement within their respective spaces.
G2 was recognized for contributions in Know-Your-Customer (KYC) and transaction laundering detection. G2 KYC Solutions help commercial banks and third party payment processors eradicate bad actors and manage business customer risk. G2 Transaction Laundering Detection is the world's most widely adopted solution and helps acquirers, payment service providers, payment facilitators and independent sales organizations avoid digital money laundering with a multi-layered "defense in depth" approach.
"On behalf of my team, without whom innovation is just ideas, I am proud and grateful for this tremendous honor," said Guidette. "I am inspired every day to try and do bigger things by my colleagues working to detect cybercrime where it hides." She also dedicated her win to all the women who will develop the technologies of the future.
Before G2, Guidette served as managing director at Thomson Reuters, running a $1B growing portfolio of businesses providing software, big data solutions and practice tools. Previously, she served as SVP of Product Management & Marketing at Merrill Corporation. She is also a frequent speaker on industry trends, data analytics and change management.
The PYMNTS Innovator Awards winners were announced during a live ceremony at Fenway Park in Boston on March 16th. Guidette accepted her award next to event Master-of-Ceremonies Jason Alexander, formerly George Costanza of Seinfeld.
About G2 Web Services
G2 Web Services is an information technology company using data, machine learning and expert analysts to help banks and processors ensure safer, more profitable commerce. G2 clients improve due diligence and monitoring so they can comply with changing rules of payment networks, government regulations and law enforcement, and grow their business portfolios. G2's Merchant Map™ is the largest database of fraud and compliance risk history, comprising 60 million businesses and trillions of connections between data points. G2's proprietary data is augmented with third-party sources to better predict risk events.
G2 has earned broad recognition as a fraud and compliance leader. Recently, it won two awards in the highly competitive PYMNTS.com Innovator Awards Series, a Most Innovative Company and Women Driving Innovation honors; was named a Securing Payments Finalist by Mobile Money & Digital Payments; was named a Winner Best Fraud Prevention by Florin; and was cited as a "comprehensive solution" for onboarding and monitoring by Aite Group.
PYMNTS.com is reinventing the way in which companies in payments share relevant information about the initiatives that shape the future of commerce and make the news. This powerful B2B platform is the No. 1 site for the payments industry by traffic and the premier source of information about "what's next" in payments. C-suite and VP level executives turn to it daily for these insights, making the PYMNTS.com audience the most valuable in the industry. It provides an interactive platform for companies to demonstrate thought leadership, popularize products and, most importantly, capture the mindshare of global decision-makers. It's where the best minds and best content meet on the Web.
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