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Tuesday, September 13 • 3:30pm - 3:40pm
OPEN TALK: The Need for a Background Check API

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Background checks are often misunderstood and considered complex. In this session we will review how Accurate Background set out to change that perception and saw a need to create a simple, RESTful API in an industry that has historically relied on archaic system integrations. With the surge of the “sharing” or “on-demand” economy, largely built on trust between the app and the consumer, companies required the ability to connect to background checks more easily and faster than ever. Whether it is an organization focused on hiring or the sharing economy, companies rely heavily on building trust between their brand and their customer. Background checks aid in that effort to mitigate risk.

Speakers
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Alex Fung

VP of Engineering, Accurate Background
As VP of Engineering, Alex Fung is responsible for all Engineering activities at Accurate Background. In his role, he manages development teams and is responsible for the delivery of enterprise and international products and services. Alex has over 17 years of experience in architecting and developing software/application systems and leading high-performing development teams in such companies as LifeLock, Disney, and Sun Microsystems. He's... Read More →
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Katie Hartley

Director of Products: On Demand Platforms, Accurate Background
Katie Hartley has been in the background screening industry for more than 13 years and is Director of Products for On Demand Platforms at Accurate Background. Her experience in the industry includes cross-functional work in a variety of departments including operations, customer service, sales, account management, client onboarding, and product management. Over the course of Katie's career, she has demonstrated her ability to be proactive through... Read More →



Tuesday September 13, 2016 3:30pm - 3:40pm
API World: Main Stage