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Entrust Datacard to Participate at BFSI CTO Summit




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MINNEAPOLIS—(Aug. 19, 2016)—Entrust Datacard today announced that the company will participate at the BFSI CTO Summit on August 23, 2016 at the Vivanta by Taj – President, Mumbai, India. The event brings together CTOs of leading commercial banks across India, senior level executives, technology innovators and solution providers to discuss emerging bank technology trends, to share innovative ideas and solutions and build their network.

Speaking at the event will be Tapesh Bhatnagar, business head, financial instant issuance – South Asia for Entrust Datacard. With over 18 years in payments industry, Tapesh has experience in the payments domain including leading product teams with a card technology company and a position leading point of sale (POS) solutions for a bank. At the conference, he will give a presentation titled, “Instant Issuance: An Essential Strategy.”

“Instant issuance of payment cards has become an important piece of the evolving omnichannel experience that banks today are expected to accommodate,” said Ajay Kumar, regional managing director, financial instant issuance and branch transformation – Asia Pacific for Entrust Datacard. “By incorporating an instant issuance program, financial institutions are able to increase customer satisfaction, while also increasing their payment card activation rates, top-of-wallet placement and consumer spending.”

Entrust Datacard offers a variety of technology solutions for financial institutions, including card issuance systems and software, mobile authentication and transaction security solutions. To learn more about the variety of solutions available, visit

For more information about the BFSI CTO Summit, visit

About Entrust Datacard
Consumers, citizens and employees increasingly expect anywhere-anytime experiences — whether they are making purchases, crossing borders, accessing e-gov services or logging onto corporate networks. Entrust Datacard offers the trusted identity and secure transaction technologies that make those experiences reliable and secure. Solutions range from the physical world of financial cards, passports and ID cards to the digital realm of authentication, certificates and secure communications. With more than 2,000 Entrust Datacard colleagues around the world, and a network of strong global partners, the company serves customers in 150 countries worldwide. For more information, visit