Nashville, TN (April 12, 2016) – mSIGNIA announced today recent additions to its team as the user authentication company positions itself for growth.
Thayer Phipps has joined mSIGNIA as vice president of sales. Phipps brings nearly 20 years of sales experience, most recently with Glassbeam, a machine data analytics company. He also has extensive sales experience in fraud solutions for the banking and payments industries. Based in Boston, Phipps is responsible for helping mSIGNIA grow by focusing on the payments, banking and e-commerce industries.
Konstantin Yurchenko Jr. is mSIGNIA’s senior iOS engineer. He has several years of experience building apps for iOS, most recently as a developer and consultant on projects including Pick Six, a sports pool and predictions game app, and Switcharoo, a college parking app. Yurchenko, who holds a Master of Science degree in engineering from the Rochester Institute of Technology, will manage projects and provide leadership to a growing team of developers.
LeAnn Stephenson has been hired as director of marketing. She has more than 20 years of strategic marketing experience in financial services, payments and B2B with companies such as Bank of America and Comdata. Stephenson will drive mSIGNIA’s messaging as well as content strategy and development.
Joel Langlois was most recently hired as a QA lead, performing quality assurance and testing of software development kits (SDK) for iOS, Android and browser. Langlois, a graduate of Belmont University, was most recently a data transformation specialist with Change Healthcare.
“Our team is growing to reflect mSIGNIA’s current and future opportunities,” said Paul Miller, CEO. “Our patented and privacy-compliant, mobile-first solution addresses two concerns – user authentication and customer experience – that are top-of-mind for our target audiences. We are now focused on refining and proving the technology while getting the word out that we offer the best platform to prevent fraud while reducing password dependence.”