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Trulioo CEO Named Industry Leader of the Year at 2018 KNOW Identity Awards

Industry Leader KNOW ID 2018

April 5, 2018  

Industry Leader KNOW ID Award

The movers and shakers from across the identity space recently gathered in Washington D.C. for the second annual KNOW Identity Conference, organized and hosted by One World Identity. Touted as the nexus of ideas and policies that will fundamentally change identity around the world, this year’s conference also featured the KNOW Identity Awards.

We’re thrilled to share the news that Trulioo’s CEO and founder, Stephen Ufford, was named Industry Leader of the Year at the awards ceremony held the evening of March 27.

“Over the past year, Stephen has effectively leveled up the entire community through his thought leadership and business contributions, specifically in mobile identity and KYB compliance,” said Travis Jarae, founder and CEO of OWI in presenting the award.

The Industry Leader of the Year award is presented to the person who made the greatest impact on the identity community through academic, business or thought-leadership contributions. Stephen was included among an outstanding list of finalists for the award, including:

  • Tammy Cohen from InfoMart
  • Vinny Lingham from Civic
  • Kathleen Peters from Experian
  • Steve Polsky from Juvo

Our congratulations to all the finalists, as well as the individuals and organizations that received KNOW Identity awards.

2018 KNOW Identity Award Winners

Category award winners for individuals include:

  • CEO of the Year – Reed Taussig, CEO at ThreatMetrix
  • Government Leader of the Year – Beverly Dicks, Assistant Deputy Minister for ServiceBC
  • Trust Leader of the Year – Rimma Perelmuter, CEO at Mobile Ecosystem Forum (MEF)
  • Investor of the Year – David Fields, Managing Partner at PTB Ventures
  • Rising Innovator – Thomas Nicholas, CEO and co-founder, Alloy

Organizational winners include:

  • Best New Startup – Nova
  • Greatest Social Impact Through Identity – AirTM
  • Greatest Social Impact Through Identity, Non-Profit – ID2020
  • Greatest Impact on Trust – Airbnb
  • Trailblazer – Danal

“I am truly honored and humbled to be recognized among such a distinguished group of innovators and leaders in the identity space,” said Stephen. “By bringing together changemakers and influencers, the KNOW Identity Conference is fostering an environment in which we can work together to solve today’s identity challenges – and the challenges of the future.”

In the past year, Trulioo launched several products and features onto its GlobalGateway platform, including our Global Business Verification solution for KYB due diligence and our MobileID solution for eKYC.

The KNOW Identity Awards recognize and celebrate the most compelling startups, individuals and identity organizations. This award demonstrates Trulioo’s continuing success in leadership and innovation in the identity space and technology sector – including inclusion as a 2017 CNBC Disruptor 50 Company, recognition as Best ID Verification Solution at the CNP Awards, and ranking #1 for Top Identity Verification Provider in the 2017 RegTech Supplier Report for a second year in a row.