Simon Marchand

Chief Fraud Prevention Officer, Nuance

Simon Marchand

Speaker Bio


Simon Marchand is the chief fraud prevention officer of the security and biometrics business unit within Nuance Communications’ enterprise division.



A Certified Fraud Examiner, Marchand has extensive expertise in fraud prevention, detection, security and authentication in both the banking and telecom industries with more than 10 years of experience in the field. Prior to Nuance, he held key fraud prevention positions at Montreal-based Laurentian Bank, at Bell Canada and most recently at Québec’s Order of Chartered Administrators, where he managed its professional inspection program while also being a Chartered Administrator himself.



As chief fraud prevention officer, he works closely with Nuance clients to design biometric-based fraud prevention and authentication strategies that disrupt criminals while reducing effort and friction for legitimate customers. He regularly shares his expertise in various conferences and with associations around the world and he speaks on fraud risks and the ethical use of biometrics in the media.