Meet Samir: the Caretaker of Cash

This post is part of a weekly series in which we get to know Sifties. Samir Rao, Sr. Financial Analyst at Sift Science, enjoys tacos and Hi-Chews – but not necessarily together. Prior to joining the team, he was an investment banker for JPMorgan in New York. Who do you admire the most? Aziz Ansari. He’s […]

Meet Kevin: the Trust & Safety Superintendent

This post is part of a weekly series in which we get to know Sifties. Kevin Lee, our resident Trust and Safety Architect, has a weakness for British Marks and Spencer Wine Gums. He comes to us with extensive experience in the fraud and risk world, having previously led teams at Facebook, Square, and Google. Now he […]

Meet Michelle: the Maven of Account Management

This post is part of a weekly series in which we get to know Sifties. Michelle Arguelles is an account manager at Sift Science who understands the value of some high-quality chocolate (preferably with hazelnut). She’s been on the team for two years, previously working for three years as a risk analyst at WePay. What are […]

10 Things We Did in Wine Country (Instead of Drinking Wine) at Offsite 2016

Once a year, Sifties spend a few days together outside of San Francisco, in hopes of accomplishing the seven Rs: relax, recharge, reflect, revel, reset, realign, and reconnect. We take the opportunity to think about the past year and plan for the next one, in all-hands sessions and functional-time breakout groups. This year took us north to […]

Sift Science 2016: By the Numbers!

It’s hard to believe, but we’re already at the end of the year. We’re jumping on the bandwagon, counting down to the holidays, and looking back on 2016.  That’s right – it’s time to highlight all of the highlights of the year. LOTS of White Papers, Reports, and Blog Posts In 2016, we became a content […]

12 Questions for Jason Tan, CEO of Sift Science

The man, the myth, the legend, the….rapper? While Jason has been the subject of countless press interviews in Sift Science’s five years, he’s often answering questions about machine learning, fraud, and the company’s future. But today, we aren’t here to ask questions about those topics, we’re here to get to know the CEO of Sift […]

Forging Ahead With The Fraud Fighters Forum

With December fast approaching, the team behind our Fraud Fighters Forums is hard at work planning out our 2017 meetup cities and discussion themes. There are lots of exciting plans in store! Just to recap, the Fraud Fighters Forum is an effort to build connectivity among the people who are on the front lines of […]

5 Reasons We Can’t Wait to Open Our Seattle Office

Big news: after more than five years of operating out of a single office in beautiful downtown San Francisco, Sift Science is branching out. We realized that in order to keep up with our growth needs and continue to build a great team, we’d have to expand geographically. And where’s the perfect place to achieve […]

Meatballs, Fraud Managers, and Martinis, Oh My!

What do you get when you mix together 25 fraud managers, 30 ice cream sandwiches, 4 platters of meatballs, and an open bar? Sounds like the perfect recipe for a Fraud Fighters Forum night out! Two weeks ago, the Fraud Fighters Forum kicked off its first New York City event, bringing together local fraud folks, […]

Behind the Scenes: The Making of a Sift Science Ad Campaign

It was a dark and stormy night… Okay, so maybe it was more like a semi-windy August day in the Financial District of San Francisco, but for the sake of setting the mood I’m sure you catch my drift. Five of us (two in-house designers, one marketing coordinator, one photographer, and one makeup artist) were hard […]