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Payfone CEO Rodger Desai to Speak at Mobile World Congress Americas 2017

September 12, 2017
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Desai will share insights into how the identity authentication leader, which is on track to authenticate 50,000,000 transactions a day for top banks, insurers, and cryptocurrency and high-tech companies in the U.S., is extending its capabilities internationally

SAN FRANCISCO (September 12, 2017) – Payfone, the world’s leading invisible multi-factor authentication company, announced that its chief executive officer, Rodger Desai, will be speaking today at Mobile World Congress Americas 2017 in San Francisco. Desai will be presenting at the event as part of a discussion entitled Global Mobile Connect deployments – showcasing successful commercial models and cross border initiatives at 2-3pm at the Moscone Center. The talk will highlight Payfone and Mobile Connect’s roles as pioneers in breaking down borders to extend the reach of its patented identity authentication technologies across the globe.

“As we’ve seen from recent events, seamless and secure identity authentication and the protection of data is more crucial now than ever,” said Rodger Desai, Chief Executive Officer, Payfone. “Payfone is on track to analyze 50,000,000 authentication events a day in the United States and now we’re breaking down borders to bring our patented technology to 35 worldwide markets.”

Produced by the GSMA in partnership with CTIA, the inaugural Mobile World Congress Americas conference will take place from September 12-14 in San Francisco. The event will feature a program of C-level speakers and leading industry experts. An estimated 30,000 people are expected to attend.

About Payfone | Delight users. Defeat hackers.
Payfone is the leader in mobile and digital identity authentication for the connected world. We are trusted by the world’s largest banks, insurers, brokerages and technology companies to enable effortless user experiences by instantly authenticating new user account openings, mobile and web logins, text and chat sessions, and inbound and outbound call center calls. It’s all done through our patented platform, which dynamically analyzes millions of digital signals against multiple authentication factors to generate our proprietary Trust Score for each mobile identity—the only measure of mobile and digital trust of its kind on the market today. Learn more at

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