TeleSign was an early pioneer in phone-based identity solutions used by major web and mobile brands. Stacy Stubblefield, co-founder of TeleSign, found that startup success was a combination of perseverance and seizing moments of serendipity along the way. Stubblefield reflects on TeleSign’s 15-year journey from a small incubator to an acquisition by BICS for $230M, and lessons learned along the way.
Join Stacy for insights on:
- Gaining credibility as an early-stage startup
- Leveraging your first big client for long-term gains
- Knowing when to pivot or spin off new products
- Balancing growth with maintaining high-quality relationships
- Using common sense to make strong strategic choices
About Stacy Stubblefield
Stacy Stubblefield co-founded TeleSign in 2005 and helped to drive TeleSign’s product strategy and identify opportunities for innovation. As part of TeleSign’s founding team, she was instrumental in conceptualizing and developed its platform and patented technology.
While developing TeleSign’s technology, she also oversaw an engineering team at an internet incubator that launched several fast-growing web properties. She remains an active consultant, advising internet start-ups and consumer product sites and is a frequent speaker at industry events, including Mobile World Congress and Mobile Computing Summit.
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