Founder & CEOIproov Limited
Andrew Bud is Founder and CEO of London-based iProov, the world leader in spoof-resilient face authentication for login in and ID checking. He is a successful serial entrepreneur with a background in mobile, payments and financial services. In 2000 he founded mBlox Inc, which as CEO and then as Chair he grew to an over $100m turnover from enterprise SMS and mobile payments services worldwide. In 2016 mBlox was bought by CLX for $117m. Andrew is also Non-Executive Chair of smart energy business Passiv Systems, and served as a FCA CF2 approved Director on the Board of ETX Capital 2013-2017.From 2005-2008 he served as Non-Executive Director of Phonepay Plus, the Ofcom agency regulating the phone-paid services industry. From 1988-1996 he was head of mobile for Olivetti in Italy, and was first CTO of a new mobile operator there. He has a degree in Engineering from the University of Cambridge.