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DataVisor Awarded as Technology Pioneer by World Economic Forum

June 16, 2020

  • The World Economic Forum announced its selection of 100 of the most promising Technology Pioneers of 2020, who are shaping industries from agriculture to healthcare while also working on sustainability issues and much more.
  • Many Technology Pioneers are also using their tech to support COVID-19 responses around the world. 
  • DataVisor, the leading fraud detection company with solutions powered by transformational AI technology, made it to the selection for its contributions in the field of fraud and risk management and protection. 
  • The full list of recognized Technology Pioneers can be viewed here. 

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA –16 June, 2020DataVisor, the leading fraud detection company with solutions powered by transformational AI technology, was selected among hundreds of candidates as one of the World Economic Forum’s “Technology Pioneers”.  DataVisor restores trust online by enabling organizations to proactively detect and act on fast-evolving fraud patterns and prevent future attacks before they happen.

The World Economic Forum’s Technology Pioneers are early to growth-stage companies from around the world that are involved in the design, development and deployment of new technologies and innovations, and are poised to have a significant impact on business and society. Technology Pioneers community is an integral part of the larger Global Innovators community of start-ups at the World Economic Forum.

Following its selection as Technology Pioneer, CEO Yinglian Xie is invited to participate at World Economic Forum activities, events and discussions throughout the year. DataVisor will also contribute to Forum initiatives over the next two years, working with policymakers and private sector leaders to help define the global agenda on key issues. 

“We’re excited to welcome DataVisor to our 20th cohort of Technology Pioneers,” says Susan Nesbitt, Head of the Global Innovators Community, World Economic Forum. “DataVisor and its fellow pioneers are developing cutting edge technologies all over the world. Beyond their innovations, these firms are contributing greatly to improving the state of the world.”

“It’s an honor to be acknowledged as a pioneer by the World Economic Forum,” said Yinglian Xie, CEO at DataVisor. “We are proud to be a global organization that is committed to technology innovation, and this prestigious award is confirmation of the importance of our contributions in the area of Ai and Machine Learning. It underscores our commitment to using technology to make the future of digital safe for everyone and making an impact worldwide with transformative AI-driven technologies that help organizations fight the battle against fraudsters and malicious actors while protecting the consumers who interact with them.”

This year’s cohort selection marks the 20th anniversary of the Tech Pioneers community. Throughout its 20-year run, many Technology Pioneers have continuously contributed to advancement in their industries while some have even gone on to become household names. Past recipients include Airbnb, Google, Kickstarter, Mozilla, Palantir Technologies, Spotify, TransferWise, Twitter and Wikimedia.

2020 Tech Pioneer firms are shaping the future by advancing technologies such as AI, IoT, robotics, blockchain, biotechnology and many more. The diversity of these companies extends to their leadership as well, as over 25% of 2020 Tech Pioneers are female led. The firms also come from regions all around the world, extending their community far beyond Silicon Valley. The full list of Technology Pioneers can be found here. 

Technology Pioneers have been selected based on the community’s selection criteria, which includes innovation, impact and leadership as well as the company’s relevance with the World Economic Forum’s Platforms

All info on this year’s Technology Pioneers can be found here: http://wef.ch/techpioneers20 

More information on past winners, information on the community and the application link can be found here

About DataVisor: DataVisor is the leading fraud detection platform powered by transformational AI technology. Using proprietary unsupervised machine learning algorithms, DataVisor restores trust online by enabling organizations to proactively detect and act on fast-evolving fraud patterns and prevent future attacks before they happen. Combining advanced analytics and an intelligence network of more than 4.2B global user accounts, DataVisor protects against financial and reputational damage across a variety of industries, including financial services, marketplaces, e-commerce, and social platforms.

About World Economic Forum: The World Economic Forum, committed to improving the state of the world, is the International Organization for Public-Private Cooperation. The Forum engages the foremost political, business and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas. (www.weforum.org).

About the Global Innovators:

The Global Innovators Community is a group of the world’s most promising start-ups and scale-ups that are at the forefront of technological and business model innovation. The World Economic Forum provides the Global Innovators Community with a platform to engage with public- and private-sector leaders and to contribute new solutions to overcome current crises and build future resiliency.

Companies who are invited to become Global Innovators will engage with one or more of the Forum’s Platforms, as relevant, to help define the global agenda on key issues.