Tim VanTassel

Tim VanTassel is a vice president at FICO (, overseeing solutions, advisory, and special sales. His responsibilities span the global credit lifecycle, fraud, and marketing lines of business.

Articles by Tim VanTassel

Today, the idea of picking up the phone to call a travel agent to plan out a vacation seems archaic. It used to be that everyone used a travel agent, but nowadays it's an occupation that caters mainly to the wealthy. Yet there was something about it that was uniquely valuable, something that the legions of vacation-planning websites and travel-booking apps—powered by oceans of data and cutting-edge algorithms—haven't been able to fully replicate.

Posted April 05, 2021