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buguroo strengthens focus on French-speaking market with new hire

Written by buguroo | Oct 27, 2020 2:21:11 PM

Richard da Silva joins as EMEA Sales Director. 

buguroo, the leading provider of customer identification solutions to prevent online fraud for the financial sector, today announced that Richard da Silva is joining the company as EMEA Sales Director. Richard’s appointment steps up buguroo’s commitment to the francophone market, as the region continues to drive strong performance led by behavioral biometric solutions.

A seasoned business leader, Richard has a strong track record of driving sales in IT, Cybersecurity and Fraud Detection industries for the past 15 years. Before joining buguroo, he had a long tenure at RSA Security where he spearheaded Business Development in the French financial sector, following his roles as Head of EMEA Channels for RSA’s Fraud and Risk Intelligence unit and managing Business Strategy for the French and Iberian Channels.

Richard has a deep understanding of the technology drivers, best trade practices and business culture across Europe, having lived and worked in five countries of the region. His professional experiences and passion for technology means he understands unique customer pain points and will capably support buguroo’s sales and strategy objectives across EMEA.

“I am thrilled to be joining buguroo at such an exciting time, and to educate the market about the ways its technology solutions, backed by the most advanced behavioral and computer science, make not just banking but the world itself safer,”

“My focus will be on further entrenching the company’s leadership position in the EMEA cybersecurity landscape.”

said Richard da Silva.


“2020 has been a strong year for buguroo, despite the wide-spread economic uncertainty, which is evidenced by our ability to continue to attract and incorporate top talent.”

“Richard’s expertise and knowledge of the region makes him a natural fit for buguroo. His appointment will support our EMEA growth strategy as we double down on our commitment to French-speaking countries.”

said Pablo de la Riva, CEO of buguroo


About buguroo

Headquartered in Madrid, Spain, and with offices in the US, UK, Mexico, Brazil, Poland and Colombia, buguroo helps protect more than 64 million banking customers across the world from online fraud. The company’s customer identification and fraud prevention solution utilizes Deep Learning technology combined with behavioral biometrics, device assessment and malware detection to create a unique profile of each customer, enabling banks to continuously check that the user is who they claim to be and is not being manipulated by fraudsters. It offers anti-fraud protection at all parts of the customer journey, from login to logout and during the onboarding process.

Specializing in developing online fraud prevention solutions since 2015, buguroo’s investors include Ten Eleven Ventures, Seaya Ventures, Inveready Technology Investment Group and Conexo Ventures