Amith Satheesh is a Financial crimes professional who specializes in using advanced analytics(AI/ML) and industry best practices to help financial institutions effectively fight complex financial crimes. As the Global Lead for AML Analytics at SAS, he focuses on making the AI/ML journey a success for SAS Customers worldwide. He was previously a director for a top 5 US bank in the Wholesale banking financial crimes analytics team, where he spearheaded the rollout of a front-line monitoring program.
Satheesh also worked at a top risk advisory firm helping clients in scenario development and optimization, AML model validation, false-positive reduction, AML program remediation, AML lookbacks, sanctions screening optimization, trade-based money laundering and brokerage surveillance. He is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) and has more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry.