San Diego, California, October 11, 2023 — Mitek (NASDAQ: MITK) is pleased to announce the appointment of Gillian Channer as the Vice President of Identity Product Management. With a distinguished career spanning product management, business operations, and technology thought leadership, Gillian brings a wealth of experience and industry insight to her new role.
Prior to joining Mitek, Gillian served as the Chief Product Officer for Capita, a leading United Kingdom-based consulting, transformation and digital services business. In this capacity, she led a customer-centric approach to product management across multiple business lines and held the position of Division Product Architecture Director, responsible for defining the company's technical product roadmap for both public and private sectors.
Gillian's impressive career also includes leadership roles at Oracle, where she most recently served as Senior Director of Business Operations. She played a pivotal role globally, driving growth, sales excellence, and customer satisfaction for Oracle's software technology and systems business in the United Kingdom, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.
In her new role as Vice President of Identity Product Management at Mitek, Gillian will play a strategic part in shaping and delivering the company's roadmap of innovative consumer identity solutions. She will lead a global team of technologists and business experts, driving innovation to protect the global fintech, financial services, and shared economy sectors from the growing threats of fraud and other financial crimes.
"Gillian's vision, record of achievement, and industry insight perfectly complement Mitek’s mission to safeguard the global fintech, financial services and shared economy industry sectors and our customers from online security threats,” said Mitek CEO Max Carnecchia. “While fraudster tactics may evolve, our commitment to innovation remains unwavering."
Channer holds an MBA and a Master of Science degree in coaching and behavioral change, both from the esteemed Henley Business School in the U.K. She is also a certified facilitator of human-centered design by the LUMA Institute.
“In addition to being an experienced product professional, Gillian gives us a fresh perspective and brings a broad skill set, combining executive presence with well-researched candor,” said Mitek SVP Chris Briggs. “We operate in a complicated technology environment. She can speak to customers about identity solutions with the insight, clarity and focus they need to make intelligent business decisions.”
Mitek was recently named a leader in Javelin Strategy & Research’s 2023 Know Your Customer Solution Scorecard and was named leader by Liminal, an advisory and market intelligence firm specializing in the digital identity, cybersecurity and fintech markets.
Mitek (NASDAQ: MITK) is a global leader in digital access, founded to bridge the physical and digital worlds. Mitek’s advanced identity verification technologies and global platform make digital access faster and more secure than ever, providing companies new levels of control, deployment ease and operation, while protecting the entire customer journey. Trusted by 99% of U.S. banks for mobile check deposits and 7,500 of the world’s largest organizations, Mitek helps companies reduce risk and meet regulatory requirements. Learn more at www.miteksystems.com.
Angela Romei, Mitek Senior Director