PayExpo Europe 2018

8-9 October 2019
Business Design Centre, London


Thomas Pernot

Thomas Pernot

Online Business- Fraud and Billing Manager, Square Enix Europe
United Kingdom

Thomas is an online gaming and e-commerce specialist offering more than 10 years' experience in the gaming industry.
He started as a QA tester at Ubisoft Shanghai on the critically acclaimed Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: double agent back in 2006.

He then studied Web and digital design in Thailand for a year where he created his own e-commerce website and business consulting company.

In 2009, he joined Square Enix Europe as a Game Master reaching the senior position within 2 years. He has the opportunity to work on ones of the most successful subscription based MMORPG in the world: FINAL FANTASY XI & FINAL FANTASY XIV. During this time, he specialised in fraud prevention and created fraud prevention procedures to fight Bot /Cheat and RMT activities in game.

After spending 5 years as a Game Master, he moved to the online business development department.

For the past 6 years in the online business development Thomas has been working on Fraud prevention, Billing support and digital distribution.

He has developed a solid knowledge in online fraud prevention, studying the fraud trends, implementing fraud prevention methods and strategies for the European and Oceanian markets.

He also have an extensive experience in billing and e-commerce, managing high volume of transactions and payment inquiries.

Thomas is also an experienced speaker specialized in Fraud prevention and Billing in Online gaming.

  • PayExpo is fantastic because it has thought provoking discussions and is a great place to connect with other leaders in the industry.
    Megan Caywood
  • Very well organised, covering all the key topics with an inclusive and relevant speaker and exhibitor base.
    Helene Panzarino
    Rainmaking Colab Fintech
  • Very wide ranging and varied content with a good mix of fact and opinions, hotly debated.
    Ian Dawson
    Hays Travel Limited
  • This is both a networking event and a trade show, and should be in everyone's diary.
    Paul Love Twelves
    Open Payments Cloud
  • Had a great time across the two days, very well looked after and heard some interesting things about the industry. Look forward to returning next year!
    Jon Ellis
    Atom Bank
  • PayExpo 2018 was fantastic with a great variety in exhibitors as well as content for talks and debates. We found some very good potential partners that will help us make a major impact in the banking industry over the next few years.
    Simon Phillips
    Money Global Limited
  • I really liked the sessions and panel discussions and I am looking forward to some more presentations.
    Liisi Kirsipuu
  • I found the event very interesting and lively, I really liked the presentations in theatre 2 as I am coming from a payments area I found them very informative.
    Martynas Rajuncios
    Lietuvos Bankas


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