Jumio Hires European Marketing Director and Identity Verification Expert David Pope

25 April 2013, London – Jumio, Inc., the fast growing online and mobile identity verification and payment company, today announces that David Pope has joined as European Marketing Director.

David brings nearly 20 years of experience in B2B technology marketing and for the last ten years has worked in the identity verification industry. David brings expertise to ecommerce merchants, online gaming operators and financial services firms by helping them welcome good customers and spot cyber criminals, underage customers and money launderers.

“We’re already experiencing good take-up of our computer vision scanning technology across a range of industries,” said Marc Barach, chief marketing and strategy officer, Jumio. “David’s experience in key Customer Not Present industries and his insight into Know Your Customer regulatory requirements will help spread the word about our real- time payment card and ID document verification offerings”

David joins from Experian Decision Analytics where he was UK Marketing Director and prior to that David was part of the management team at 192business, the leading ID verification and fraud prevention vendor which was acquired in 2011 by Experian.

“Jumio’s credentials scanning and validation technology solves one of the most thorny problems businesses face today – how to reduce payment and identity fraud without creating more friction for consumers,” said Pope. “Solving this problem is even more important as consumers are conducting more purchase and account registration transactions on their mobile devices than ever before. Jumio’s mobile solutions address this head on.”

About Jumio

Utilizing advanced computer vision technology, Jumio is a next generation credentials management company offering payments and ID scanning & validation products for mobile and web transactions.  Designed to reduce fraud and increase revenue by minimizing friction in customer transactions, Jumio’s products integrate easily into mobile apps or websites and create great customer experiences. Jumio’s products are widely used by leading retailers, marketplaces and financial institutions.

Jumio’s Netswipe® enables customers to scan their cards in online and mobile checkout resulting in increased revenue and reduced fraud for the merchants. Netverify® supports real-time ID verification in over 60 countries to help clients meet a variety of know-your customer requirements. The company was founded in 2010 by CEO Daniel Mattes and is backed by top tier investors including Andreessen Horowitz, Citi Ventures and Facebook Co-Founder, Eduardo Saverin. Headquartered in Palo Alto, California Jumio operates globally with offices in the US, Europe and Asia.

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