On January 24th the board of directors of BIIA have elected Markus Bergthaler as a director of BIIA. 

Markus Bergthaler is Vice President of Solutions Strategy at Global Data Consortium. He has over 14 years of risk, fraud, and payments knowledge and has worked with numerous fortune 500 e-Commerce companies as well as Federal Agencies including the FBI, Interpol and the Secret Service. Markus previously spent over 6 years as the Global Director of Programs at the Merchant Risk Council and also lead Risk, Fraud, and Payments departments at Wizards of the Coast, E. Breuninger, and Amazon.

About Global Data Consortium (GDC):  GDC is  a  data-as-a-service  company that delivers real-time, locally sourced identity  and  business  verification  for  financial  institutions, age restricted services, ecommerce, regtechs,  and  more  around  the  globe.  From swift  customer  and  business  identification  for  online  account  opening  to  identity  verification  for  global  money  transfer  to  verifying  ages  for  online  gaming  and  age-restricted  commerce,  our  local  data  providers  reach  deep  into  their  markets  to  find  unexpected  sources  of  identity  information,   confirming   anyone   from   thin-file   clients to prominent persons of interest. Beyond the   product   itself,   our   Consortium   of   data   providers,   channel   partners,   and   customers   supply  a  continuous  flow  of  knowledge  and  meaningful connection.

About BIIA:  The Business Information Industry Association (BIIA) is a trade association for providers of a wide range of business information services which help other businesses manage growth and reduce risk.  BIIA is one of the largest information resources for business information and credit information professionals – The BIIA Network Consists of 4,500 Members

Our members’ services spectrum includes information content, platforms, workflow software, decision systems, identity and authentication services, compliance and risk assessment tools.  The largest member segments are business information, b2c and b2b marketing services, risk management, fraud prevention, compliance services, consumer credit bureaus, commercial credit information companies and software providers supporting digital commerce.

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