Los Angeles, CA – October 27, 2010 – TeleSign, a global leader in Internet Security, announced that Steve Jillings has been appointed as CEO to lead TeleSign in its next stage of growth. A successful executive with an advantageous track record of growing start-ups and growth stage companies to highly profitable ventures, Mr. Jillings joins TeleSign to lead corporate strategy. Mr. Jillings brings a wealth of business-building experience, specifically in the areas of corporate finance, sales, marketing and technology.
Mr. Jillings most recently served as Chairman and CEO of Vantage Media, a search-marketing firm. Under his leadership, Vantage Media grew into one of the largest performance-based online marketers in the country. Prior to that, he served as CEO of FrontBridge Technologies where he oversaw the lucrative sale to Microsoft in August 2005 for more than $200M. Mr. Jillings has also served as Co-Founder and Executive Vice President of Voyus, a recurring revenue IT services company based in Vancouver, B.C.
“He brings a wealth of relevant experience in the security industry, along with a proven record of helping grow fast-moving companies.” stated Darren Berkovitz, Vice President of Business Development.
TeleSign enables organizations to protect customer’s accounts with state-of-the-art technology that is used to prevent fraud and secure user access. The seamlessly integrated technology allows customers to have a frictionless yet secure online experience. TeleSign ensures quality products and assistance that is available worldwide.
TeleSign is a global Internet security company providing phone-based authentication and verification services to help web-based organizations identify and substantially reduce online fraud and spam. TeleSign products provide an easy-to-implement and powerful way to stop fraud using the telephone – the simplest and most widely deployed technology available worldwide. TeleSign serves organizations of all sizes, including some of the world’s largest and most prominent web businesses, and has transacted more than a billion authentication and verification transactions to over 200 countries in over 50 languages. TeleSign guarantees enterprise-level uptime and provides industry-leading global deliverability rates.