Zumigo is the leading provider of authoritative mobile identity and location information to seamlessly verify authentic users while preventing fraudsters from creating fake accounts, stealing user credentials, impersonating valid customers and completing costly transactions.
Founded in 2009, Zumigo is a trusted partner of the largest mobile operators, financial institutions, and retail merchants.
Zumigo is backed by some of the leading VC’s including Aligned Partners, Wells Fargo Ventures, Intel Capital, and Capital One Growth Ventures.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Susan is a co-founding partner of Aligned Partners, an early-stage venture fund focused on the highly capital-efficient companies made possible by mobile and cloud computing. Founded by experienced investors with deep venture and operating backgrounds, Aligned Partners helps founders maximize traction while minimizing capital intake. By starting lean and staying lean, founders and investors alike see better returns on their time and money. Aligned Partners is based in Menlo Park, California.
Keith provides Executive Consulting services in the PC and Mobile graphics industry. Keith started his career at Intel in Product Management. He then held various Management, General Management and Corporate positions at semiconductor pioneer Chips and Technologies which was subsequently acquired by Intel in 1998. During his second Intel sojourn, he worked as a Director at Intel Capital, where he was involved in various Intel investments, acquisitions and mergers before embarking as an independent consultant. Keith has an MSEE from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
Zumigo was founded by Chirag Bakshi, a veteran of the mobile industry and Silicon Valley, and previously Vice President & General Manager of the VeriSign Mobile Messaging business. He helped the company build a world-class scalable and robust Wireless Platform driving significant revenue for Mobile Operators and Enterprises. Chirag also served as a General Manager at EFI, Director at Apple for their LaserWriter line of products and in Engineering at Rolm Corp developing distributed PBX switch software. He has his B-Tech degree from IIT Bombay, and M.S. degrees from Stanford and the University of Michigan. He holds several patents in software and mobile technologies.