PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Jumio, Inc., the fast growing online and mobile credentials management company, today announced that global best selling author and banking industry thought leader Brett King has joined the company's advisory board. King has been tapped to assist Jumio with continued innovation in its technologies and strategies that allow financial service companies to offer more secure and seamless transactions to their customers.
"Brett has built a loyal following as a trusted advisor to banks because he has been able to interpret emerging technology and customer changes and apply these insights in a manner that helps banks stay abreast of these developments," said Marc Barach, CMO of Jumio. "His addition to our advisory board will be a tremendous asset as we continue to evolve our solutions to meet the growing needs of our clients in the banking sector."
King is a well-known thought leader on the future of banking, delivering keynotes at conferences in more than 40 countries for organizations like Google, Forbes, and Oracle, and having authored multiple bestselling books on the industry. He is currently the CEO of Moven, the world's first fully downloadable bank account. King was voted American Banker's Innovator of the Year, and was also nominated by Bank Innovation as one of the 10 Coolest Brands in Banking. He has been featured as an expert for a variety of media, including Fox News, CNBC, Bloomberg, and Wired, and regularly contributes to Huffington Post.
"The global identity and access management market is expected to grow to more than $18 billion in the next four years and Jumio is poised to be a major player in this burgeoning marketplace," said Brett King. "I've been impressed with the company's products and rapid growth to date, and am thrilled to provide guidance to Jumio through the next phase of its expansion in the financial services market."
Jumio is a leading identity management and credentials company that helps businesses reduce fraud and increase revenue while providing a fast, seamless customer experience. The company utilizes proprietary computer vision technology to reduce customer sign-up and checkout friction and verify credentials issued from over 120 countries in real-time web and mobile transactions. Jumio's products are leveraged by a wide range of clients; from the leading internet companies to start-ups, Fortune 500 and FTSE 350 organizations in the financial services, sharing economy, retail, travel and online gaming sectors. Jumio 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, and has been the recipient of numerous awards for innovation from leading industry associations. For more information, visit http://www.jumio.com/
SOURCE Jumio, Inc.