LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - May 6, 2014) - TeleSign, the Mobile Identity Company, has today announced the appointment of two new senior leadership roles, underlining the company's aggressive growth recently highlighted by its latest investment round.
Matthew Kozlov has joined TeleSign as Vice President, Product Management. In this new role, Matt will be tasked with driving TeleSign's product roadmap and go-to-market strategy for TeleSign's new offerings, as well as managing the strategies for existing solutions.
Kozlov has significant experience across a range of international consumer and technology brands, including Yahoo! and Sony Music Entertainment. Prior to his time at TeleSign he was CEO of Moonshark, a mobile entertainment company founded by Qualcomm and CAA.
Nancy Vitug has been promoted to the role of Vice President, Engineering. In her new role, Nancy will provide technical and managerial leadership for the company's rapidly growing global engineering team.
Vitug has more than 20 years' experience in software development at some of the world's leading internet companies, including Skype, Microsoft, and FrontBridge. Nancy has been working as TeleSign's Director of Program Management for the past three years, where she was responsible for delivering new products and features including key components of TeleSign's PhoneID Suite.
"Following our recent $40 million Series B investment, we are very excited to announce two new leadership roles," said Steve Jillings, CEO of TeleSign. "Securing talent like Nancy and Matt is key to our mission of making the internet a safer place by protecting digital businesses and users from fraud."
TeleSign's rapid innovation and highly reliable services have earned the trust of the world's largest companies, protecting 3.5 billion accounts in more than 200 countries. TeleSign provides services to more than 500 clients including nine of the top ten US web properties and 19 of the top 25 globally.
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Every second, of every day, TeleSign protects the world's largest Internet, mobile app, and cloud properties by establishing and verifying Mobile Identity.
TeleSign's Mobile Identity platform gives digital businesses the ability to connect a unique identity with every account to verify new registrations and authenticate existing users. TeleSign created Mobile Identity to help businesses preserve their ecosystem by detecting a suspicious user before account creation, and to better protect their existing user base from account compromise.
TeleSign is trusted by the world's largest companies and protects 2.5 billion accounts in more than 200 countries and in 87 languages.