Company Founder and CEO Chirag Bakshi to Present on Using Location Intelligence to Authenticate and Secure Commerce
SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA — Zumigo Corporation, a leader in mobile device location and identity verification, today announced that Founder and CEO Chirag Bakshi has been selected to present at the Location Intelligence Summit 2014, being held in Washington, D.C., from May 19-21.
Mr. Bakshi will present a session titled “Securing Commerce Using Location Intelligence” in the HERE Summit Track, in conjunction with Nokia. The session will take place on May 20 from 4:15 pm EDT to 5:30 pm EDT in Room 144B of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.
During the session, Mr. Bakshi will discuss trends around authenticating credit card users, even while traveling outside of their home areas. The latest approaches leverage mobile phone location technology using Global Mobile Operator networks and radio towers that service mobile users to associate and authenticate users, delivering secure commerce solutions for financial payments, online banking, online transactions, and more. Mr. Bakshi will also show how the HERE Location Platform helps accurately locate the mobile phone to enable this solution.
About Chirag Bakshi
Mr. Bakshi is the founder of Zumigo, a veteran of the mobile industry and Silicon Valley, and previously Vice President and General Manager of the VeriSign Mobile Messaging business. Mr. Bakshi joined VeriSign through their acquisition of Unimobile, where he was COO and a Founder. While there 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 where he established the very successful Network Graphics Server Business Unit; as Director at Apple for its LaserWriter line of products; and in Engineering at Rolm Corporation developing distributed PBX switch software. Additionally, Mr. Bakshi has served on the Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) Board and Wireless Internet Caucus (WIC) Leadership Council. He earned 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.
Zumigo is pioneering a new generation of mobile services predicated on providing a richer experience for customers through more relevant, context- based information. Its global solutions support marketing to customers with locations in context and securing financial transactions using mobile infrastructure. Founded in 2008, Zumigo is led by veterans of the mobile and financial industries with years of experience in developing and managing mobile solutions for some of the world’s largest carriers and enterprises. Headquartered in San Jose, Calif., Zumigo is a venture backed company. For more information, please visit www.zumigo.com.
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