Mobile Identity APIs: The Road to Success

Mobile Identity APIs: The Road to Success

Start: Monday 27 February 2023 11:30

End: Monday 27 February 2023 12:30

Venue: CC7 Fira Gran Via, Barcelona

Location: Barcelona, Spain

Mobile identity APIs are delivering the next generation of mobile authentication, fraud detection and prevention. Solutions are available in many markets and benefit users across verticals. The mobile identity ecosystem will flourish through global expansion and key partnerships.

In this seminar, we’ll hear from leading operators and industry partners about the solutions that are currently on the market. Speakers will feature mobile identity APIs such as Number Verify – a SIM-based authentication solution, SIM swap protection, and more.

Discover the mobile identity strategy of leading mobile operators and industry partners. Find out how they navigate the unique mobile identity landscape, from technology through data protection to partnerships. Join us and be prepared for an interactive session that will propel your mobile identity business to the next level.

Our Speakers:

Charlie Rowland

Senior Director, International, Prove

Charlie has enjoyed a successful 20yr+ career in the technology and services sectors. Having spent a long time building and running successful global sales teams for organisations in the software and technology industries, in 2014 Charlie ventured into the world of Digital Identity, starting his own successful business providing consultancy and solutions to global enterprises. Charlie now works as Senior Director for International for Prove, driving the growth strategy throughout Europe.

Gautam Hazari

CTO, Sekura Mobile Intelligence

Gautam Hazari is a technology enthusiast and a futurist & is the CTO of Sekura Mobile Intelligence, the global leader for mobile identity services. He absolutely believes in humanising of the technology world and is passionate about this. He works with the mobile operators around the world and with the industry players on mobile identity and holds patents on Identity and access control. He was the Chief Architect of the Mobile Connect initiative when he was in GSMA and led the implementation across the world, creating the Mobile Connect specifications along with the industry. Gautam had also been advisor to startups in digital identity, healthcare, Internet of Things and Fraud and Security management. He recently did a TEDx talk to share his dream of a world without passwords and is the author of several blogs on the humanisation of technology, including metaverse, web3 and IoT. He is a thought leader for digital identity, advocating solving the identity crisis in the digital world and speaks on making the digital world a safer place.

Glyn Povah

Founder & Director, Global Product Development Smart Digits, Telefónica

Glyn is an experienced global product leader and agitator with 20 years’ experience working in both business and consumer product development, product marketing, commercial development.

Glyn is a recognised leader and frequent speaker on Digital Identity, Cybersecurity and the API economy. He has pioneered multiple product innovations, most recently leading and collaborating with global Telcos to develop and deploy commercially successful Digital Identity and Attributes B2B API services in multiple European markets.

Marc Gonzalez

Account Security Specialist, Twilio

Marc is the Account Security Specialist for several EMEA territories at Twilio, the global CPaaS and Customer Engagement Platform (CEP) leader and the #1 platform for developers. Marc has led several Mobile Identity pilot projects and commercial deployments over the last years within a variety of industries at Twilio.

Adri Loloci

Senior Global Product Manager, Vodafone

Adri Loloci, a Senior Global Product Manager at Vodafone, is a highly experienced leader in the field of innovative API development. Currently heading up a product team at Vodafone, Adri is dedicated to creating cutting-edge solutions that empower enterprises to combat fraud and revolutionize authentication.

Helene Vigue

Identity and Data Director, GSMA

Helene Vigue is Identity and Data Director at the GSMA. Since 2014 she has assisted mobile operators worldwide with their mobile identity initiatives. Her purpose is to connect the mobile identity ecosystem and facilitate collaboration. Before joining the GSMA, Helene held multiple technology and business roles at Orange. This included mobile handset launches, global strategy and digital services delivery.

For any questions feel free to reach out to GSMA Identity and Data Director, Helene Vigue at

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Topic Duration Speakers
Mobile Identity APIs: gaining momentum 5 mins Helene Vigue, Identity and Data Director, GSMA
Unlocking the Power of Mobile Network APIs 10 mins

Adri Loloci, Senior Global Product Manager, Vodafone

The Future of Authentication is Now 10 mins Charlie Rowland, Senior Director, International, Prove
Panel discussion: Why and how to pursue a Mobile Identity API strategy? 35 mins Moderator:
Helene Vigue, Identity and Data Director, GSMASpeakers:

  • Gautam Hazari, CTO, Sekura Mobile Intelligence
  • Glyn Povah, Founder & Director, Global Product Development Smart Digits, Telefónica
  • Marc Gonzalez, Account Security Specialist, Twilio

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