Matthias Baumhof is a senior engineering and technology professional with more than 15 years experience in the security and anti-fraud industry. Baumhof leads all technical strategies, execution and program management for ThreatMetrix Engineering and Operations with a strong focus on security and scalability. Under his leadership, the business has managed to create systems that scale to more than 100% transaction growth year on year. Prior to joining LexisNexis Risk Solutions, Baumhof served as Vice President Product Development at Trust Defender where he created innovative anti-malware solutions, and as Chief Technology Officer of Microdasys, a pioneer in SSL inspection proxies. He is a frequent speaker at leading industry events and holds a master’s degree in electrical engineering from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology. After many years working in Australia and the United States, he returned to his native Germany in 2021 and now lives in Munich.