Kevin Knott

Chief Operating Officer

Kevin is the Chief Operating Officer for 2nd Order Solutions. Prior to becoming the full-time COO, he spent more than 15 years in the financial services industry as an operator and consultant. While at 2OS, he led numerous engagements with lenders ranging from fintechs to top 20 global banks to significantly improve their fraud strategy and operations.

Prior to joining 2OS, he held multiple roles at Capital One, including US Card Fraud Strategy & Analytics, where he managed Identify Fraud P&L for the US Card portfolio, transformed application fraud strategy through implementation of best-in-class ID and Synthetic fraud models, and led restructuring of transaction fraud strategy reducing fraud related declines for heavy spenders by 50% while remaining loss neutral. Kevin also worked in Enterprise Fraud Risk Management, owning 2nd line fraud oversight for US Card, International Card, Commercial Card, Home Loans, and Auto financing; as well as US Card Subprime Acquisitions where he managed P&L for Subprime internet acquisitions channel and lead implementation of a direct main strategy targeting near prime customers. Kevin graduated from Penn State University and now lives in Richmond, Virginia.

Kevin’s free time is primarily dictated by his 2 year old’s favorite activities, which currently include riding bikes, reading books, and building magna-tile houses. As a major sports fan, Kevin will gladly watch any live sporting event but is especially passionate about Penn State football and Yankees baseball. He also enjoys working out and sampling Richmond’s amazing craft beer scene – his top recommendation is Triple Crossing’s Falcon Smash IPA!