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Ekata’s VP of Product, Vivek Kumar, Honored at the 2022 BIG Innovation Awards



We are excited to announce that Vivek Kumar, Vice President, Product has been recognized at this year’s BIG Innovation Awards presented by the Business Intelligence Group. This annual awards program recognizes the best and brightest organizations, products, and people bringing new ideas to life in innovative ways. ​​Nominations were judged by a select group of business leaders and executives who volunteered their time and expertise to score submissions.

Vivek has earned this honor for his innovative contributions to the Ekata Identity Engine. In his role overseeing Product, Vivek develops the vision, strategy, and roadmap for the Ekata Identity Engine, builds and manages machine learning models and platforms, and collaborates with stakeholders to bring innovations and product launches to the market.

To enable trust in digital transactions globally, Vivek’s team built a real-time global fraud risk assessment engine leveraging data from Ekata’s 2,000+ customers. This one-of-a-kind engine uses machine learning to analyze activity patterns of an identity to provide a fraud risk assessment in real-time.

“A metrics- and data-driven leader, Vivek approaches every problem with a strategic sensibility and strong customer empathy,” said Varun Kumar, Senior Vice President of Engineering at Ekata. “Vivek is also a great team player, building and managing a high-performing product team that is responsible for growing the digital identity verification product, engine, machine learning products, and platforms at Ekata.”

Vivek has been key in simplifying and executing a very complex technical challenge to give real-time network insights to customers. Well done, Vivek! We couldn’t be more proud and grateful for the work you do.

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