ShoCard, a leading blockchain-based identity management system (IMS), announces that industry leader Bob Tinker has become a member of the board of ShoCard. Tinker was the CEO of MobileIron (NASDAQ: MOBL), the leading publicly listed mobile security provider for apps, content and devices. In addition to his work as a member of the Executive Board, Tinker is an investor in the company.
Following the announcement of the successful funding round from ShoCard and the new company IMS, ShoBadge, Tinker’s leading experience in enterprise software will be an invaluable addition to the ShoCard Board. For over eight years, Tinker MobileIron led from the first idea to a market-leading product with more than 12,000 corporate customers and more than $ 160 million in revenue. Through a successful IPO in 2014, he raised over $ 150 million in private capital and $ 100 million in public capital.
“Bob has rare experience – leading a company’s security company from an idea to a leading listed company,” says Armin Ebrahimi, CEO and founder of ShoCard. “We are pleased to have Bob’s product and marketing capabilities to help our business product ShoBadge transform the identity experience and help ShoCard become the future’s user-centric identity platform.”
Tinker joins ShoCard in a critical phase of corporate growth. ShoCard introduced the company’s digital identity card to consumers in 2015 and quickly developed applications for the solution for financial institutions, airlines, healthcare providers, call centers and more. With the creation of ShoBadge, the company now stands as an excellent provider of user-centered identity and multi-factor authentication, supported by blockchain that crosses the company’s limits and brings your own ID (BYOID) to the workplace.
“ShoCard technology combined with Blockchain has created a compelling product that expands secure multifactor authentication across enterprise boundaries while simplifying user end user consumption,” said Tinker. “ShoCard’s approach gives instant value to businesses and employees, and I’m especially pleased to be part of a company that will revolutionize the company’s identity to deliver the promise of a BYOID world.”
For more information about ShoBadge and to request a demo visit www.shocard.com/shobadge/.