Los Angeles, California and Belgrade, Serbia — March 25, 2013 — The U.S. Embassy Serbia announced today that TeleSign, an Internet security and authentication leader, has opened an Operations Centre in Belgrade for its mobile services division, TeleSign Mobile. In honor of this occasion, US Ambassador in Serbia Michael D. Kirby organized a reception in his residence. Among numerous invitees, representatives of the government of Serbia were present, as well as domestic and foreign companies – present and future partners of TeleSign.
Headquartered in Marina del Rey, California, TeleSign recently established the TeleSign Mobile division with a head office in London, UK. As the company expands, TeleSign Mobile recognized Belgrade, Serbia as an ideal location for its operations center. Belgrade was chosen for its highly educated, motivated, and multilingual workforce, many of whom have deep industry knowledge and experience in telecommunications.
Significant investments will include:
- Ambitious hiring plan as part of regional expansion with more than 100 employees planned for Belgrade
- Extensive employee training and knowledge transfer
- New state-of-the art facility in VIG Plaza, New Belgrade
- Significant investments in system infrastructure using local suppliers
- Integration and collaboration with US-based counterparts
“We are constantly impressed with the quality of the labor market in Serbia,” said Steve Jillings, CEO of TeleSign. “Given the work ethic and technology acumen of the workforce, we see Serbia as a key growth area for the company. In addition to expanding our operations center, TeleSign is adding strategic roles in sales, marketing, and support to serve TeleSign’s growing international presence.”
Every second, of every day, TeleSign protects the world's largest Internet and Cloud properties against fraud. TeleSign’s security and authentication products provide an easy-to-implement and powerful method for identifying and substantially reducing online fraud and spam. The company protects 2.5 billion downstream accounts in more than 200 countries and territories, offering localization services in 87 languages and dialects. In 2012, TeleSign ranked #23 on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ and was named Visionary in Gartner’s User Authentication Magic Quadrant. For more information visit telesign.com
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Brenna Lenoir – TeleSign Corporation
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