Authenteq appoints a new Chief Marketing Officer
Primed for market growth, Authenteq appoints a new Chief Marketing Officer
Authenteq, a leading provider of identity verification solutions that do not compromise on usability, security or privacy, is pleased to announce that Pall Palsson has joined the company’s executive team as Chief Marketing Officer. Pall joins Authenteq from NOVOMATIC Lottery Solutions, a subsidiary of NOVOMATIC Group, one of the biggest international producers and operators of gaming technologies with a turnover of around 5 billion euros. In this newly created role and his entry into start-up life, Pall will lead strategic marketing and brand communication efforts for Authenteq’s brand and product portfolio.
“Pall is an accomplished marketing executive who brings with him a proven track record of successful brand building and effective B2B marketing of innovative technology solutions. Informing the market of the great work the team has done building Authenteq’s identity verification solution could not be in better hands” – said Kari Thor Runarsson, Authenteq’s Founder and CEO.
Pall is an experienced director of marketing, innovation, corporate and product strategy and a 20-year software development veteran of highly complex software industries. He was a key member of the senior management team of NOVOMATIC Lottery Solutions where he led the global marketing and product management groups. Prior to NOVOMATIC, Pall worked with world-renowned brands like Vogue, Disney and Leapfrog developing video games and consumer-facing smartphone apps.
“Authenteq is on its way to revolutionize the identity verification and authentication industry and I am thrilled to join such a talented and close-knit team at this exciting moment in the company’s history. Authenteq offers a true Omni-Channel eID solution, built without compromising on crucial principles such as security and privacy by design and it is time for the market to take notice. Together with the marketing team, I intend to put Authenteq at the top of mind of any company looking for an identity verification solution.” – said Pall.
Pall will work with Agnieszka Rylska, Head of Marketing and Communication, and Serena Chan, Content Marketing Manager, who joined Authenteq in recent months. Agnieszka holds an MSc in Management and Marketing and has 15 years of experience of marketing in highly regulated trust-based industries. Serena is an experienced content marketing professional who holds a BSc in Communication (Journalism) and an MSc in Media Management.
“Leading such a talented team of marketeers is a true privilege. We share the knowledge and expertise to really educate the market about Authenteq and the identity verification solution that the development team has crafted without compromises over the last three years.” - concluded Pall.
About Authenteq (authenteq.com)
Authenteq is a leading provider of automated identity verification and KYC solutions that enable fast and frictionless customer identification and authentication. Authenteq offers a true Omni-Channel solution that is fully GDPR compliant and built without compromising on crucial principles such as security and privacy by design.
Authenteq’s Series A funding was led by Draper Associates and Capital 300 and closed in January 2019. Tim Draper, known for his long term visionary investment record and seed investments in successful startups such as Skype, Tesla, SpaceX, Baidu, Coinbase, Robinhood and Twitch, among others, commented: “I believe that Authenteq is the beginning of the solution to true and pure identity, which may eliminate many of the security concerns in the market today. Their product is simple and elegant.”
The company has people in six different countries and its main offices are in Berlin, Germany and Reykjavik, Iceland.
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Head of Marketing and Communication