SheerID CEO Goes to Washington to Represent Tech Industry’s Interests
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Eugene, OR – April 27, 2014 – Today Jake Weatherly, CEO of SheerID, is in Washington DC to meet with elected officials and educate them about the growing mobile economy. SheerID is the leading provider of eligibility verification solutions for e-commerce web sites, mobile, POS, and internal customer service support systems. SheerID currently provides verification services to many commercial enterprises like Spotify, Costco, PGA TOUR, and Foot Locker.
Weatherly joins leading entrepreneurs from across the country to participate in the Association for Competitive Technology Fly-In. Over 50 entrepreneurs will descend on the nation’s capital to help lawmakers recognize the incredible impact that small technology companies are having on the nation’s economy. They plan to address policy concerns like intellectual property and patent reform, data security and privacy, and regulatory obstacles to growth, as well as look to areas where technology and policy can combine to meet the needs of industry and consumers.
“I’m traveling to our nation’s capital to ensure that lawmakers are aware of the needs and concerns of our industry,” explains Weatherly. “The innovation and job growth coming out of small tech companies is remarkable. I’m confident that our representatives on Capitol Hill will want to support our efforts after we share our achievements with them at the Fly-In.”
SheerID’s technology transforms existing, protected private data into an omnichannel service that benefits commercial enterprises and the public, while still keeping the information safe and secure. By acting as a bridge between secure databases, SheerID allows commercial enterprises to accurately, instantly verify whether or not their customer qualifies for a special offer like student, active duty military, veteran, or teacher offers – protecting the exclusivity of the offer and eliminating fraud.
For more information on SheerID’s student verification services visit http://www.sheerid.com/we-verify-for-you/ or email info(at)SheerID.com.