Gil Rosenthal

Fintech Risk Management expert

Pittsburgh, PA

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Experienced Risk Operations leader with a demonstrated history of building risk management teams in the Fintech industry. Skilled in operational teams management, risk management, and data analysis. People focused, make it work and can-do oriented, data-driven decision maker.

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Work experience

Jul 2021 - Present

various companies

Risk Management consultant / advisor


Jul 2019 - Jun 2021


VP of Risk Operations


Jan 2017 - Jun 2019


Director of Risk Operations

Lead Credit and Fraud operations, Back Office Operations and Collections at Bluevine - an industry leading SMB FinTech lender. Focusing on building teams to scale and supporting the rapid growth of the business across all departments. Partnering closely with company leadership to meet accuracy and efficiency targets while constantly improving the various teams capabilities through improving policies, work processes, available tools and capabilities, and ongoing training of team members and mentoring of future leaders.


Apr 2015 - Jan 2017


Head of Risk Operations

As Head of Risk Operations at Bluevine supported the business's triple digit YoY growth by building from scratch a scaled underwriting team. Served as the main credit decision maker for two financial products, and enabled automation growth by identifying opportunities and ramping up usage of new data sources. Implemented policies, cross-functional processes and various tools to maintain decision accuracy (Loss and False Positive targets), SLA levels, efficiency levels, and operational excellence.


Jan 2013 - Apr 2015


Financial Risk Manager

• Decision making - Full end to end ownership of varying aspects and segments of PayPal Consumer Risk including all of PayPal’s guest checkout (over $200M of annual transactions volume) • Initiative taking - Focused on improving risk decisions by creating strategies, setting policies, driving new initiatives and innovations from initial research to full development • Innovating - Combining sophisticated research and early adoption of new data and technology • Managing teams of two to five analysts (hiring, training and developing) • Awarded "ebay Critical Talent" recognition, given to the top 5% of new ebay managers


Oct 2010 - Dec 2012


Risk Analyst

Risk analyst focusing on PayPal buyers risk leveraging both bottom-up and top-down research capabilities • Risk Management - Creating targeted consumer fraud solutions, including both data-driven and case-study based research, automation, and monitoring • Product Management - Leading the continuous analytical development and design of an in-house account review tool used by hundreds of PayPal employees, improving both review time and decisions quality

Apr 2008 - Sep 2010

QA Engineer was among top 30 most visited sites in US at the time. My Personal focus was as manually testing - a social Q&A site with over 2 million daily visits. My main project was to write full-coverage test plans for the site's front-end and back-end functionalities.


Sep 2006 - Sep 2008

Bank Hapoalim

QA engineer through Tescom IL

Worked as a QA engineer for Bank Hapoalim website - Israel's leading banking website at the time. My main project was the acceptance testings of the bank's up and coming mobile website across 50 different devices


2008 - 2010

The Hebrew University

BA - Partial, Politics, Economics, Philosophy

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