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PALO ALTO, Calif., Feb. 26, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Jumio, the leading AI-powered trusted identity as a service provider, today announced it has been recognized as one of the 2019 Best Places to Work in Financial Technology by SourceMedia for the second consecutive year.
The annual awards program honors the best employers in the financial technology industry, which were determined by a two-part survey process. The first part evaluated workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems and demographics, and the second part measured employee satisfaction. The combined scores determined the winning companies and final ranking. This year, Jumio ranked ninth out of 50 companies on the list, who all offer unconventional perks and recreational time in the workplace.
Jumio’s mission is to make the internet a safer place by protecting the online ecosystem against fraud and bad actors. The company’s innovations, centered around augmented intelligence, machine learning, 3D liveness detection and the user experience, have enabled Jumio to become the global leader in online identity verification and user authentication, as it has verified more than 160 million identities to date by over 200 countries.
“Thanks to persistent data breaches, the dark web and evaporating online trust, the financial technology industry is thriving, and we are honored to be recognized as one of the best places to work in an industry with so many innovative companies,” said Stephen Stuut, CEO of Jumio. “Through our dedicated team, we are making a substantial impact on helping financial institutions fight fraud, while also creating a great place to work.”
2018 was a momentous year for Jumio, as the company grew its customer count by 60 percent and sales 70 percent year-over-year. Jumio recently launched Jumio Authentication, the first to market video-selfie authentication tool enabling users to verify themselves during high-risk transactions and unlock everything from online accounts to rental cars on any device. This continued momentum speaks to the significant market opportunity and demand for biometric-based identity verification and Jumio’s ability to help enterprise clients reliably and quickly verify a digital user is who they claim to be.
“Every one of the companies named to SourceMedia’s Best Places to Work in Financial Technology list demonstrated a culture focused on supporting and engaging employees,” said Richard Melville, Group Editorial Director at SourceMedia.
To learn more about opportunities at Jumio, please visit www.jumio.com/careers. For more information on SourceMedia’s Best Places to Work in Financial Technology program, visit www.BestPlacestoWorkFinTech.com.
When identity matters, trust Jumio. Jumio’s mission is to make the internet a safer place by protecting the ecosystems of businesses through cutting-edge online identity verification and authentication services that quickly and accurately connect a person’s online and real-world identities. Jumio’s end-to-end identity verification solutions fight fraud, maintain compliance and onboard good customers faster.
Leveraging advanced technology including augmented intelligence, AI, biometrics, machine learning, certified 3D liveness detection and human review, Jumio helps organizations meet regulatory compliance including KYC, AML and GDPR and definitively establish the digital identity of their customers. Jumio has verified more than 160 million identities issued by over 200 countries and territories from real-time web and mobile transactions. Jumio’s solutions are used by leading companies in the financial services, sharing economy, digital currency, retail, travel and online gaming sectors. Based in Palo Alto, Jumio operates globally with offices in the North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia Pacific and has been the recipient of numerous awards for innovation. For more information, please visit www.jumio.com.
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