Cambridge UK, 11 June 2010 - Enterprise Screening and Data Management specialists, Datanomic, today announced that it one of its Independent Advisory Board Members, Keith Willetts, has received a special Editor’s Award at the annual Global Telecoms Business Awards 2010 for his personal contribution to the Communications industry.
As co-founder and Chairman of the TM Forum, Keith has been a prominent industry figurehead and the driving force behind the Forum’s continuous evolution for the past 21 years building it to be one of the largest and most influential communications and media industry associations in the world. With membership now exceeding 700 companies in 195 countries, the TM Forum, is now rapidly expanding beyond the communications and cable sectors to embrace multiple business verticals and the whole service value chain including content, defense, government and financial organizations.
“Keith is an integral part of our Advisory Board and his insight and expertise have been instrumental in helping us gain significant traction and momentum in the telecommunications market, enabling operators to gain a Single Customer View of their multiple data sources both internally and from acquired businesses,” said Dr Jonathan Pell, CEO of Datanomic. “The value of his independent views and his deep sector expertise are a tremendous asset. We are delighted to see his long standing personal contribution to the telecommunications and communications industry formally recognized.”
As the leading customer screening solution for Mobile Money Transfer, Datanomic is helping telecommunications companies mitigate their global exposure to risk and terrorist activities as mobile phone operators step in to fill the need for a secure money transfer service in emerging markets, such as Africa and the Middle East. Datanomic is widely deployed by Vodafone’s M-PESA using its dn:Director for Sanctions & PEP (Politically Exposed Persons) Screening solution. Datanomic is screening millions of customers every week in Afghanistan, Kenya, South Africa and Tanzania, and will be screening many more in Egypt, Fiji and beyond as the service is rolled-out to even more of Vodafone’s international markets. The scalability of Datanomic’s solution means it is capable of screening all of Vodafone’s 300 million customers globally. Datanomic’s solution checks customer names against international Sanctions and Politically Exposed Persons Watch Lists, to enable Vodafone to comply with worldwide anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing regulations.
This leading-edge technology is being offered by Datanomic to TM Forum members via the organisation’s prestigious industry events, which focus on showcasing best-in-class IT for services providers in the communications, media and cloud service markets, alongside its educational programme of business-critical information, best practices training and industry standards discussions.
Mr Willetts’s award reflects the dedication he has shown in developing TM Forum into a leading industry organisation, bringing together the world’s largest communications, technology and media companies, providing an innovative, industry-leading approach to collaborative R&D, along with wide range of support services including benchmarking, training and certification. In addition to its renowned international Management World conference series, Mr Willetts’s team also publishes thought-leading industry research and publications.
Datanomic’s flagship enterprise Compliance Screening and Data Management software, dn:Director, helps organizations to improve compliance performance, better manage business risk, save money, streamline business processes and seize more opportunities, by identifying and eradicating problems in customer, financial and product data. Headquartered in Cambridge, UK, with offices in New York, USA, and Singapore, Datanomic was founded in 2001 and is backed by DN Capital. www.datanomic.com
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