Emma Jelley joins fast-growing tech startup to help provide secure digital identification worldwide
In her new role at Onfido, Emma will work closely with the co-founders to guide the company’s expansion into new markets, with focus on legal and compliance issues spanning everything from deals, to data protection and diversity.
Husayn Kassai, CEO of Onfido, said: “We are thrilled to welcome Emma to the Onfido team. Her expertise and experience will help us grow our presence in both the US and European markets as well as expand globally, and it’s a privilege to have such a high-calibre and accomplished individual join us on our journey.”
Onfido’s team now totals over 145 team members across offices in London, San Francisco and Lisbon. Founded in 2012 by three Oxford graduates, the Identity Verification platform has since garnered over $30 million in funding from investors including Salesforce Ventures, Idinvest Partners and CrunchFund.
Providing next generation Know Your Customer (KYC) and background checks, Onfido’s Identity Verification solution is powered by proprietary Machine Learning technology. The company services customers across the Sharing Economy and Financial Services markets, including Uber, Deliveroo, JustGiving and Pockit Bank.
Onfido delivers next-generation identity verification, helping businesses verify that their customers are who they claim to be in a digital world. In particular, Onfido specialises in streamlining the KYC & AML process for financial clients. Through intelligent automation and a machine-learning powered Document Check, Onfido’s solution helps businesses onboard more customers, increasing revenue and reducing manual overheads.
Onfido works with 1,000 clients globally including LendInvest, GoCardless, Nutmeg and Pockit Bank.