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Flywire CISO to Participate in MassChallenge FinTech Panel on Enterprise Compliance

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BOSTON, March 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Barbara Cousins, chief information security officer (CISO) for Flywire, will be part of an expert panel on enterprise compliance at the MassChallenge FinTech Refuel Event taking place March 21-22 in Boston. Cousins will be joined on the panel by executives from Amazon Web Services (AWS), Quantopian and Goodwin to discuss some of the biggest compliance challenges for FinTech startups.

Launched in 2018, MassChallenge FinTech is designed to accelerate innovation in the financial services industry by making it easier for startups and established businesses, institutions, and organizations to work together. The FinTech Refuel Event is part of series of education and networking events that take place throughout the year.

Enterprise Compliance Panel
March 21, 3:30 – 5:00 pm
MassChallenge HQ, 19 Drydock Ave., Boston

In this panel discussion, attendees will hear from key startups, service providers and legal experts on the compliance challenges in FinTech. Topics include:

  • Key data management, cybersecurity, and architectural considerations that a startup should undertake to partner with financial institutions.
  • Characteristics of successful partnerships with financial services organizations and lessons learned from unsuccessful efforts.
  • The requirements for successful integration.
  • Important risk management considerations.


  • Barbara Cousins, CISO, Flywire
  • John Fawcett, Founder and CEO, Quantopian
  • John McDonald, Head of FinServ Risk, AWS
  • Karen Neuman, Partner, Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice, Privacy Lead, Goodwin
  • Dan New (Moderator) New England FinServ Growth Markets and FinTech Leader, EY

About Flywire
Flywire solves complex payment problems for businesses and institutions to empower new opportunities globally and locally. The company processes billions in payments per year, connecting all the entities involved to make those transactions faster, more secure, less expensive, and more transparent. Clients in business, education and healthcare use Flywire’s full-service platform to tailor the payment experience for their customers and to create a single point of visibility and control for payer engagement and receivables management – from invoicing and payment through reconciliation. Flywire also supports its clients with end-to-end customer support including multilingual servicing via phone, email, and chat, as well as around-the-clock online payment tracking. The company is headquartered in Boston and has offices in Chicago, London and Manchester (UK), Valencia (Spain), Shanghai, Singapore, Tokyo, Cluj (Romania), and Sydney. For more information, visit www.Flywire.com.

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