Jumio, Socure, Veriff, OCR Labs, and SITA have every taken on new expertise, together with three c-suite executives and two regional gross sales leaders. Taken collectively, the hires might be seen as a sign of biometrics suppliers’ recruiting energy inside a extremely aggressive market.
Jumio faucets new CFO amid excessive development
Jumio has introduced Susan Walker onboard as chief monetary officer, including expertise in monetary technique with scaling know-how firms because it marks elevated enterprise development.
“Jumio is entering a new phase of growth and development and we are delighted to welcome Susan at such a critical moment in the company’s evolution,” feedback Robert Prigge, CEO of Jumio. “Susan’s experience in leading financial strategy in scaling technology organizations will support our high-velocity goals.”
Prior to her position at Jumio, Walker was most lately CFO at enterprise data loss prevention firm Digital Guardian. She additionally served as CFO at Telestream, Avention, and Novell, and vp of finance and company technique at Aspen Aerogels in a profession spanning over 20 years.
Jumio confirmed sturdy enterprise leads to April with gross sales development for its face biometrics identity proofing service leaping above 140 p.c within the first quarter of 2022. It additionally employed Stuart Wells as its new chief know-how officer and opened its Innovation Lab in San Diego.
Socure brings on new CISO to advertise safety and belief
Socure has introduced the appointment of Chad Kalmes as its new CISO to direct its technique and operations throughout the safety, know-how, and threat and compliance features and assist foster a tradition of safety and belief inside the firm.
Kalmes brings over 20 years of expertise within the info know-how and safety industries, serving senior roles at Protiviti, MobiTV, Optimizely, Twilio, and most lately, vp of know-how and threat at PagerDuty.
His position at Socure will entail management with the corporate’s safety and compliance technique for its Socure ID+ selfie biometrics platform and collaborate with the product and engineering groups to implement finest practices, ideas and insurance policies into the product improvement course of, in response to an organization announcement.
“Knowing exactly who it is that you’re transacting with is critical to building trust in the digital economy – and Socure is the proven gold standard for enabling businesses to achieve just that,” Kalmes says. “It’s an honor to join the market leader during such a phenomenal growth period, and I look forward to continuously elevating Socure’s cybersecurity capabilities and to redefine the underlying standards and frameworks driving today’s digital economy.”
Kalmes joins Brendan Peter, the vp of presidency relations, as one among Socure’s government hires in 2022.
Veriff provides Qualtrics, Google veteran as advertising head
Veriff has appointed Caroline Mogford as chief advertising officer to steer international demand technology for its selfie biometrics and identity verification, and improve model consciousness.
Mogford’s expertise spans over 5 years as head of promoting for Google’s Maps for Business in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and Google for Education. She served government advertising roles at Qualtrics earlier than being employed by Veriff.
“I believe that Veriff has the best ID verification technology — whether to ensure that your children are safe online playing video games, or that your taxi driver is who they say they are. This is something that should make all of our lives safer and easier,” says Mogford.
Kaarel Kotkas, founder and CEO of Veriff, says, “Caroline brings a proven track record for helping companies — and individuals — to successfully scale. She will play a critical role in helping further strengthen Veriff’s position in the U.S. market and lead Veriff’s adoption in new markets.”
Veriff raised $100 million in a funding spherical in January with the intent to assist international development and assist analysis and improvement to develop Veriff’s product portfolio.
OCR Labs recruits new EMEA gross sales director
OCR Labs has recruited Adam Desmond as gross sales director for the EMEA area following an earlier fundraising spherical held to propel its international development.
Desmond brings vital expertise within the biometrics business, having beforehand served at GBG, together with managing the acquisition of the IDscan answer, and as nation supervisor at Mitek Systems to assist development with UK banks.
He will handle a devoted EMEA gross sales staff in industries like monetary providers, gaming, insurance coverage, and telcoms. OCR Labs raised $30 million in February partly to assist its EMEA market growth.
“I’ve watched OCR Labs for the past five years and have always respected the product and team,” says Desmond. “The market is shouting out for the solution OCR Labs offers, with a fully automated global solution. It’s an exciting and busy time to join the company as they look to scale quickly in EMEA, and I relish the challenge of leading sales and growing a team across all regions and sectors.”
SITA books new Americas president to steer digitization
Matthys Serfontein, who earlier served as an government at SITA, returns from a two-year hiatus to tackle the position of president, Americas to make sure that digitization of the air transport business can take flight.
Serfontein was the president of air journey options and regional vp for airport options in Africa at SITA, and held senior administration positions at Airports Company South Africa, e.Airports, and OSI Airport Systems.
He says about his new position, “As travelers return to the skies, our customers are eyeing digitalization as the key to returning to growth while meeting the new expectations of today’s passenger. With its innovative portfolio, SITA is uniquely positioned to support them. SITA has been, and continues to be, a trusted partner to the industry, and I look forward to this new opportunity to build on our exciting partnerships with customers in the Americas.”
With the growing digitization of air journey and air transport, SITA has praised Apple’s digital ID, aviation business biometrics, and digital well being passes because the adjustments making everlasting digital ID potential within the business. Its Air Transport IT Insights 2021 report expects a return to development in 2022 after the turmoil of the COVID-19 pandemic, with biometric boarding, well being passes, and airport biometrics to grow to be extra well-liked within the close to future.
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