President, Consumer Information Solutions
As President of Experians Consumer Information Services, Steve Wagner is the business leader for Experians credit bureau operations in the United States. In this role, Wagner oversees the delivery and management of value-added credit risk, marketing, and collection products to help clients manage and optimize their customer relationships. Mr. Wagner also leads a variety of credit data expansion, alternative data acquisition and direct-to-consumer initiatives focused on empowering the consumer through consumer credit education, secure consumer directed credit file sharing, and consumer directed credit prequalification businesses. Mr. Wagner was responsible for the acquisition by Experian of RentBureau and the decision to bring consumer rental payments data into the credit file.
Prior to joining Experian in 2005, he was the Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel for ERisk, a risk capital management software company owned by JP Morgan Partners. ERisk is now part of the Sunguard group of businesses. Before that, Mr. Wagner practiced law in New York and London, leading corporate and capital market transactions throughout the US, Europe and the former Soviet Union. He last practiced law in 2000 with the global firm of Clifford Chance, LLP, where he was based in London as part of their US capital markets practice. Wagner graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. in Economics from the University of Massachusetts and holds a Juris Doctor from the New York University School of Law. He is admitted to practice law in New York.