Mitek Joins PayPal, Deloitte and Alphabet on Panel at Mobile World Congress Americas

SAN DIEGO, CA and LONDON, UK, Sept. 12, 2017 – Mitek (NASDAQ: MITK,, a global leader in mobile capture and identity verification software solutions, announced that Chairman and CEO, James DeBello, will present as part of a panel featuring global digital transformation experts at Mobile World Congress Americas on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017.  

“Mitek is a key player in the digital revolution, creating innovations that transform the way consumers and businesses establish trust, conduct safer transactions and verify identities in a digital world,” said James DeBello, Chairman and CEO, Mitek. “Identity is the fabric of the digital economy and I look forward to discussing this concept during the panel on how the digital transformation is impacting society.”

DeBello’s panel, titled “Digital Inclusion, Transforming Lives Around the World,” will take place at 1 p.m. PDT in Auditorium 4, Esplanade Level at Moscone South. Additional panel participants include:

  • Anne Bray, Director, Business Development Loon, X at Alphabet Inc.
  • David del Val, CEO, R&D, Director, Product Innovation, Telefonica
  • Nico Barawid, Head of International Partnerships and Business Development, Nova Credit
  • John Kunze, VP, Global PayPal Consumer Products, Xoom and TIO Networks, PayPal
  • Jennifer Tescher, President, CEO, Center for Financial Services
  • Edgardo Yu, Chief of Beneficiary IT Solutions Service, World Food Programme
  • Mike Wyatt, Managing Director, Cyber Risk Services Identity Management, Deloitte

Mobile World Congress Americas is the first time the GSMA Mobile World Congress, in partnership with CTIA, has hosted a large-scale U.S. event of this nature. It was created in response to the North American mobile industry being the strongest performing of any developed region globally, leading innovation in hardware, access technologies, operating systems and new apps and services. This new event will highlight core mobile technologies, consumer and industrial applications and the leading role of the Americas region in driving global mobile innovation.


About Mitek

Mitek (NASDAQ: MITK) is a global leader in mobile capture and identity verification software solutions. Mitek’s ID document verification allows an enterprise to verify a user’s identity during a mobile transaction, enabling financial institutions, payments companies and other businesses operating in highly regulated markets to transact business safely while increasing revenue from the mobile channel. Mitek also reduces the friction in the mobile users’ experience with advanced data prefill. These innovative mobile solutions are embedded into the apps of more than 5,800 organizations and used by more than 80 million consumers for mobile check deposit, new account opening, insurance quoting, and more. For more information, visit or (MITK-F)


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