Consilient Appoints Shawn Holtzclaw as Company President


ARLINGTON, Virginia., 23 Aug 2021 / PRNewswire / – Today, compatible announced that it has appointed Shawn Holtzclaw as President of the Company, effective immediately.

Shawn holtzclaw comes to Consilient of The Knoble, a global nonprofit organization whose mission is to protect vulnerable populations from financial crime, where he served on the board of directors and as an executive director. Holtzclaw is a global fintech and financial crime executive with over 20 years of software and technology services experience. Holtzclaw’s very diverse career includes formal training in accounting and law. He has been responsible for the strategic transformation and accelerated growth of several companies in various industries and geographies.

“I am passionate about growing companies that strive to make a difference in the world, so I am delighted to join Consilient during this critical growth stage,” said Holtzclaw. “It’s exciting to be part of a revolutionary team of innovators who are developing reliable, efficient and effective solutions for financial institutions that desperately need a better way to fight financial crime. ”

As President of Consilient, Holtzclaw will focus on strategic growth as Consilient fundraising officially presents its flagship product, DozerMT, to the market to help financial institutions work together to radically improve their capacity to fight financial crimes such as fraud and money laundering. Founded in 2020 through a partnership with Giant oak and K2 integrity, Consilient has partnered with Intel to bring federated machine learning to financial crime for the first time.

“We are delighted to welcome Shawn holtzclaw to the Consilient team to serve as president. Shawn’s entrepreneurial, values-driven and collaborative leadership approach will be a valuable asset to our team as we expand Consilient’s footprint by bringing federated machine learning to the financial crime space, ”said Gary M. Shiffman, PhD, Co-Founder and CEO of Consilient and Founder and CEO of Giant Oak.

Over the years, Holtzclaw has led global businesses in various industries and geographies including data, fraud, compliance, software, payments and supply chain. Holtzclaw was previously Managing Director and Senior Vice President of Fraud, Risk, ECM, and Financial Solutions at Fiserv (NYSE), a public payments company, and has held a number of executive positions in the United States and internationally with Equifax (NYSE), a public data company. Holtzclaw graduated from the University of Georgia Law School.

“There is a fundamental demand from financial institutions and regulators around the world for increased efficiency, effectiveness and security of the financial crime risk management system. We launched Consilient – and we have now recruited a respected leader like Shawn Holtzclaw – to offer an elegant solution to these challenges and innovate a new design for the AML / CFT regime, ”said Juan C. Zarate, Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board of Consilient and Global Co-Manager and Chief Strategy Officer of K2 Integrity.

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About Consilient

Founded in 2020 through a partnership between K2 Integrity and Giant Oak, Consilient provides the next generation of technologies and analytics for financial crime prevention. Consilient’s federated machine learning solution enables financial institutions to discover and manage risk more effectively and efficiently while preserving privacy, as well as collaborating and sharing information in real time without the challenges and vulnerabilities of the movement of data. Consilient is the 21st century answer for the best anti-money laundering and terrorist financing (AML / CFT) compliance solutions. Consilient is proud to work with Intel to bring this innovative solution to market. For more information visit

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