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René Hendrikse

René Hendrikse

Vice President & Managing Director, EMEA & LATAM at Mitek
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Bio I head Mitek's business in EMEA. I work with big businesses striving to achieve ambitious digital transformation goals. Career History In my 20-year career, I have worked for global technology companies such as BMI and Verizon. In the ever changing world of fintech, businesses must keep growing security threats in check. To achieve this, boardrooms need to put identity verification at the top of their agendas.


Digital Identity Management

Why the Zoom cat filter raises banking security questions

25 Mar 2021

Since the onset of pandemic, digital tools have been a means of survival across many industries. Remote working, distance learning, online shopping, virtual GP appointments, and even digital court hearings have all enabled us to continue to function as a society – albeit with a few changes here and there. However, the shift has been far from a se...

The future of Payments in Europe

Lockdown 3.0 shopping: building trust with customers

28 Jan 2021

While the Christmas rush may be over, with 51.3m transactions recorded by the Post Office in December, the arrival of Lockdown 3.0 means online shopping will continue to be on the rise yet again. As non-essential shops remain closed, older generations, the vulnerable, working parents, and many more will turn to online spending. Retailers and busin...

Digital Identity Management

Could selfies be the key to fighting COVID-19 fraud?

23 Jun 2020

From social media scams to fake government texts, phishing links in business emails and false phone calls, fraud has risen sharply since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. More than 2,500 scams had been reported to investigators in the UK by the start of April alone. The threat doesn’t show signs of slowing down either. By early May, more than 16...

Financial Services Regulation

Curing the KYC compliance challenge with AI

04 Feb 2020

Jokingly dubbed "deal prevention units" by some front-office staff, compliance teams now have the third most-stressful City jobs after that of an investment banker and a trader. Pre-crisis, pre-Brexit and pre-cybercrime, compliance used to be (almost!) a stress-free job with regular hours. As regulatory pressure intensifies and personal ...