San Jose, Calif., Jan. 12, 2017 — Signifyd, the fastest-growing provider of guaranteed fraud protection for e-commerce businesses, announced today the hiring of Chendong Zou, as its new Vice President of Engineering. This strategic addition comes just months after a $19 million round of Signifyd funding led by Amex Ventures, Menlo Ventures and TriplePoint Capital last September. For almost twenty years, Zou has used Artificial Intelligence, machine learning and big data science to empower businesses through automation and predictability. In his new role, Zouâ€™s aim will be to further advance Signifydâ€™s machine learning technology which eliminates fraud losses for ecommerce merchants and is backed by a 100% financial guarantee. Zou earned his PhD in Computer Science from Northeastern University.