Feedzai Brings On Head Of Sales For U.S.
San Mateo, Calif. – April 5, 2016 – Feedzai, a data science company that uses real-time, machine-based learning to analyze big data and minimize risk in the financial industry, announces the addition of Anthony Lanham to its leadership team. Lanham will become the head of sales in North America. Globally, the company has more than doubled its staff over the past year, and Lanham will be tasked with continuing to fuel the company’s 300 percent year over year (YOY) growth and building out the company’s sales strategy and team.
Industry Veteran, Anthony Lanham, Joins Team to Shepard North American Sales Growth
“Feedzai is proud to be able to attract the best and brightest talent,” said Nuno Sebastiao, CEO of Feedzai. “Anthony brings with him a vast array of industry knowledge both in the financial services as well as in igniting successful sales strategies. We are excited to have him as part of our team.”
Before joining Feedzai, Lanham worked at Jumio, an identity verification company, where he led development efforts that poised the market for online identity verification. During his three-year tenure, he and his team consistently grew the company 300% YOY throughout the finance, travel and shared services markets with companies such as Western Union, United Airlines and Airbnb.
Prior to Jumio, Lanham worked at Dunn & Bradstreet for over 15 years, starting out as an inside sales representative and then leaving as the Vice President of Sales. Known as a credit information services company, Lanham created a disruptive business model to help big companies like Amazon, Microsoft, Google and Expedia mitigate and lessen the impact of “credit card chargebacks.”
“Fraudsters are more sophisticated than ever, but Feedzai’s machine learning fraud platform is lightyears ahead of the industry,” said Anthony Lanham, head of sales for Feedzai. “My goal is to maintain the company’s aggressive growth path, build out a strong team and continue to sell into issuing banks, acquiring banks, payment service providers and large e-commerce players. I am thrilled to be part of the team and look forward to introducing our future clients to the most advanced machine learning fraud system that exists today.”
To learn more about Feedzai, visit www.feedzai.com.
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Every day, the world produces petabytes of data, and Feedzai enables businesses to accurately analyze this information to keep their customers’ data and transactions safe at any place in real-time. Customers use Feedzai’s Fraud Prevention That Learns™ software to reduce risks associated with banking and shopping, whether it’s in person, online or via mobile devices, by detecting fraud through deep historical and behavioral analysis of the organization’s data. Feedzai’s customers, consisting of payment networks, processors, banks, and retailers have found that Feedzai’s machine learning software detects fraud by as much as 10 days earlier than other solutions and exposes up to 60 percent more fraud cases with lower false alarms, which can save millions of dollars in fraud loss. Feedzai is a global company with US headquarters in San Mateo, and is backed by OAK HC/FT, Sapphire Ventures, Data Collective and other international investors. For additional information, visit https://feedzai.com.
Dotted Line Communications on behalf of Feedzai