Hanko.io wins industry insider Shery Ghahraman to build up sales team as company continues to grow

Following the successful completion of the latest financing round announced in December, the startup for passwordless authentication solutions is now building up its sales team, in addition to other central roles. Shery Ghahraman will be the new Senior Sales Executive at Hanko and takes over the lead for worldwide enterprise sales development.

Shery Ghahraman joins from US-based identity specialist OneLogin, where she was responsible for the DACH sales activities. In total, she has over 12 years of sales experience within SaaS companies. Felix Magedanz, founder and CEO of Hanko, is pleased about the addition: "With Shery, we are gaining a very experienced sales strategist. With her, we can take the next step to building a successful sales organisation.”

Shery is also very excited about the new role and a firm believer in the startup's passwordless authentication solution. “Hanko has huge potential in becoming the market leader for passwordless authentication tools targeting developers all around the world. I’m looking forward to helping with that”, says Shery Ghahraman. 

In addition to the enterprise solution, which addresses especially banks and larger corporations, Hanko also offers a self-service solution for developers and smaller businesses with a free entry-level price tier.

About Hanko

Hanko is a Software-as-a-Service startup offering solutions for easy-to-use and secure authentication without passwords. Hanko’s Authentication Platform enables an effortless transition to password-free multi-factor logins and thus helps to increase the usability of authentication processes and to close security gaps. The company is a member of the international FIDO Alliance and the first European provider of a certified FIDO solution. With a developer API as its core product, Hanko is helping software developers to build and run their identity solutions without the complexity of implementing everything on their own. Hanko’s customers include international software and cloud providers, the public sector, and companies in the financial and healthcare sectors.


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