Samer Atassi (USA), Vice-President LATAM Jumio /

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With more than 25 years of experience in international sales and marketing for the Latin American region, Samer Atassi has been the Vice President of Latin America at Jumio since 2019.

His mission is to promote the regional expansion of Jumio, offering comprehensive eKYC (know your user), fraud, anti-money laundering and digital identity verification solutions to fintechs, financial services organizations, sharing economy companies, healthcare institutions and gaming operators in the LATAM region.

Before joining Jumio, Samer worked at NetScout Systems, Network General, and 3Com.

He is an Electrical Engineer with a minor in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Miami. He completed postgraduate studies at the Liceo Franco Argentino Jean Mermoz and completed the Executive Leadership and International Business Leadership Program at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

He is fluent in English, Spanish, French, Portuguese and Arabic.


The power of digital identity for the Fintech ecosystem

In the past, verifying a person’s identity with a sophisticated tool such as biometric authentication was sufficient, but today, new fraud schemes and increasingly stringent anti-money laundering (AML) regulations mean that a simple document validation identity is not enough.

Financial institutions require a variety of digital tools to ensure they adequately confirm a customer’s identity. Risk, fraud and anti-money laundering policies make up the triple threat of the Fintech world. Jumio’s latest study explores the changing demands of identity authentication in the region’s digital ecosystem