FinDEVrNewYork 2016 / Nexmo

Presenter Profile:

Nexmo is the global leader in cloud communications, providing innovative APIs and SDKs for SMS, Voice, Chat App, and Phone Verification. Nexmo enables applications and enterprises to communicate with their customers reliably and with ease, no matter where in the world they are located. Leading financial and banking companies including Commonwealth Bank, WorldRemit, Swift, and use Nexmo APIs to reliably scale their customer communications, globally.


Using the Cloud to Decrease Fraud, Secure Transactions, and Protect User Identity

Despite additional security introduced by banks to protect customer transactions, SIM swap fraud is on the rise. Many fintech companies are now turning to the Nexmo Verify SDK, which allows them to add phone verification with a single function call and combines phone numbers with unique mobile device ids to detect SIM-swaps. Verify SDK is the only white-labeled SDK that manages user identities across multiple devices and platforms without building a complex user management backend and adds a new level of security by tying phone numbers to unique device IDs.

What You’ll Learn

  • Phone number based identifiers coupled with phone-based verifications can help businesses easily implement strong authentication to increase security, significantly decrease fraud & protect users.
  • Quickly and easily integrate Nexmo’s powerful APIs into most fintech app flows.
  • Future-proof your engineering efforts by using best practices to be ready for scale from the start, regardless of the size of your user base.


Srivatsan Srinivasan, Product Leader  |

Srivatsan Srinivasan is currently a Product Leader for Verify and Number Insight at leading cloud communications company, Nexmo. Previously, he held product marketing positions at mobile companies including Druva, Motorola, RIM, and Qualcomm. Srivatsan holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, an MS from UT-Austin, and a BE from NIT-Trichy.

Sidharth Sharma, Mobile Development & Developer Relations  |

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