James Ruotolo is a Senior Manager in the Fraud & Financial Crimes practice at Grant Thornton, LLP based in Hartford. Prior to joining Grant Thornton, James was a Senior Director of Product Management and Product Marketing in the Fraud and Security Intelligence Division at SAS, where he managed a portfolio of products for fraud detection, AML compliance, intelligence management, and cybersecurity primarily in the banking, insurance, government and healthcare industries. James has also worked in various sales, marketing, product, and consulting roles supporting fraud and risk management offerings.
James has dedicated his entire career to fraud investigation. He held several leadership roles in investigations and intelligence operations at a large US insurance and financial services company. Earlier in his career, James served as a Product and Markets Manager with the Fraud Solutions Group for a large data aggregator.
James holds a Master’s degree in Economic Crime Management, a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and has taught graduate courses as an adjunct faculty member of the Utica College Economic Crime and Fraud Management MBA program. James serves on the board of directors for the non-profit Identity Theft Resource Center. He is the co-inventor of two patented fraud detection models, a Certified Fraud Examiner, and a frequent author and speaker on fraud analytics technology.