Ed O’Neill joined the Federal Reserve in January 2016 and is currently Vice President of Secure Payments. In his role, Ed is responsible for the design, development and implementation of key elements of the Federal Reserve’s payment security strategy to reduce fraud risk and advance the safety, security and resiliency of the U.S. payment system. Ed also supports the 200+ member Secure Payments Task Force in meeting its objectives and serves as the Federal Reserve’s liaison for the Task Force’s Information Sharing and Data Protection work groups.
Ed began his career in Financial Services in 2001 with the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, where he held business analyst and information security positions in the Retail Payments department and the Customer Relations and Support Office. Prior to rejoining the Federal Reserve in 2016, Ed spent nine years at Discover Financial Services in various leadership roles where he was responsible for managing and leading fraud operations, data security compliance, account data compromise investigations and risk management teams across Discover Network, Diners Club International and PULSE. From 2006 to 2014, Ed also served as a brand representative on technical work groups and the management committee of the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council. Ed holds Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Business Administration degrees from Loyola University of Chicago as well as the designation of Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) .