Christian A. Chmiel, CEO of Web Shield, is responsible for the development and implementation of novel investigation techniques and research tools to identify fraudulent or brand damaging online merchants. Before he served as the Deputy Head of Compliance for a major German acquiring bank, and specialized in online fraud investigations, credit card compliance and underwriting.
He has served clients across a wide range of sectors, including financial services, IT software, entertainment, travel and health. Christian has undertaken assignments in the mainland Europe, Israel, Georgia, North America and the United Arabian Emirates. He brings deep experience in conducting investigations into fraudulent online merchants, risk calculations and forecasting methodologies to the table.
Christian is a lecturer at the Web Shield Academy and has written and co-written a series of publications about the various aspects of risk management, fraud detection and investigative methodology.
He has been honoured as one of the ETA's Forty Under 40 class of 2019.