back Back

SEON announced the appointment of a new Vice President of Engineering

By Joy Dumasia

August 12, 2021

  • Seon
  • UK
Share

SEON, the fraud fighters, has responded to a year of seeing both digital crime and interest in their products skyrocket by hiring Otto Toth as Vice President of Engineering. The former CTO of digital news outlet The Huffington Post and SVP and Chief Mobile Innovation Officer at AOL.

This key strategic appointment means SEON has passed the 100 employee milestone in a period of rapid growth for the fraud fighters since it secured €10 million (USD 12 million) Series A investment earlier this year and opened new regional offices in Austin, USA and Jakarta, Indonesia.

Over a 25-year tech career, Otto developed the first iPhone and iPad app for the New York Times, built AOL’s Content HUB prototype, and served as a board member of Verizon Media’s Patch.com and StudioNow programmes. He served as Chief Technology Officer of The Huffington Post during a major international expansion, building a scalable content management system and a data migration for a huge amount of content.

SEON helps online businesses of all sizes fight back against fraud. It was built out of necessity and aims to remove the barriers to fraud prevention that many companies face, with rapid integration times, rolling monthly contracts and a one-size-fits-all platform that is easy to operate and is accessible 24/7.

Otto Toth, VP of Engineering at SEON, said: “I wanted to utilise my expertise at a young, fast-growing company with an excellent product and vision for the future, providing opportunities for the talented Hungarian engineers working on world-class projects with the latest technologies without the need to leave the country.”

Tamas Kadar, Co-Founder and CEO at SEON, said: “SEON has been a huge success and is attracting the very best talent internationally. As former CTO of Huffington Post, Otto is a testament to this, and we’re proud to have him along on the ride to our further success.”

IBS Intelligence recently reported that SEON, the fraud fighters, announced its partnership with VCC Live, the cloud contact centre specialists. Media reports will help end fraud for contact centres in the banking, financial services, and insurance (BFSI) sectors.

Previous Article

August 12, 2021

3 promising FinTech start-ups to watch out for in Nigeria

Read More
Next Article

August 12, 2021

NPCI appoints Noopur Chaturvedi as CEO of NPCI Bharat BillPay

Read More







Advertise with us



IBSi Daily News Analysis

Web 3.0 in FinTech

May 20, 2022

Seon

Will Web 3.0 unlock the future potential of FinTech?

Read More

IBSi FinTech Journal

  • Most trusted FinTech journal since 1991
  • Digital monthly issue
  • 60+ pages of research, analysis, interviews, opinions, and rankings
  • Global coverage
Subscribe Now

Other Related News

May 20, 2022

Stripe joins the Snowflake Retail Data Cloud to unlock the value of payment data

Read More

May 20, 2022

Allegacy Federal Credit Union partners with NCR and Google Cloud

Read More

May 20, 2022

Current launches platform API; collaborates with Plaid to deliver Open Finance Solutions

Read More

Related Reports

Sales League Table Report 2021

£ 1,500.00 / year

Know More
Emerging Technologies in Capital Markets

£ 500.00

Know More
Global Digital Banking Vendor and Landscape Report Q1 2022

£ 1,500.00 / year

Know More
Wealth Management & Private Banking Systems Report Q1 2022

£ 1,500.00 / year

Know More
Treasury and Capital Markets Systems Report 2021

£ 1,500.00 / year

Know More