April 25, 2013 03:00 ET

Jumio Hires European Marketing Director and Identity Verification Expert David Pope

LONDON--(Marketwired - Apr 25, 2013) - 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 mobile & online payment and ID validation products designed to meet KYC requirements, reduce fraud and increase revenue by minimizing friction in customer transactions. Jumio's products are widely used by leading retailers, marketplaces and financial institutions.

Jumio's Netswipe® enables merchants to easily integrate credit card scanning and validation into their mobile apps and websites. This results in increased revenue, reduced fraud and a superior customer experience than offered in traditional checkout pages.

Netverify™ is available for websites or mobile apps and supports real-time ID scanning and verification of passports, driver licenses and other documents to enable clients to 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 and Europe.

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