Marqeta Alum Jeff Otto Appointed Chief Marketing Officer at Riskified

eCommerce risk intelligence and fraud detection fintech Riskified has had a great deal to celebrate over the past few years. Despite ongoing turmoil in financial markets, the company has continued to expand its product line and maintain a large team of international cybersecurity experts to help the world stay safe online. And with the appointment of industry veteran Jeff Otto to the position of CMO, Riskified is preparing to accelerate that progress even further.

Riskified’s CEO and cofounder, Eido Gal, positioned the new appointment as a turning point for the company. “It’s an exciting moment to have Jeff lead the charge on marketing with Riskified reaching the crossroads of both growth and profitability,” Gal said in a statement. “Jeff has the ideal blend of experience and expertise we need to definitively establish Riskified as the preeminent risk management platform for the largest eCommerce merchants across industries, throughout the globe.”

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While Otto is best known for his recent work at the top of Marqeta’s marketing team, he has more than two decades of excellence in the field to contribute to his new team at Riskified, boasting years of visionary leadership at Salesforce, Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch, and other world-class organizations.