Valid CEO discusses digital transformation at the FICO Forum in Brazil

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Valid will be taking its experience in digital transformation to the FICO Forum, the largest global conference on analytical decision management, being held for the first time in Brazil. Organized by FICO, a pioneering company in the use of predictive analyses and data science to improve operational decision making, the event will take place on March 13 in São Paulo, at the Sheraton WTC Hotel São Paulo.

During the forum, CEO Carlos Affonso D’Albuquerque will be presenting Valid’s daily efforts in staying on top of the evolution of the technology and the challenges the company faces in staying in the lead. Some of the topics he will cover include biometrics, digital payments, and transfer of data from paper to the cloud.

“The purpose put forth by Valid is to participate even more actively in the “age of connected life.” We want to help bring our clients’ innovative ideas to life, creating or improving on their strategies, their products, and services,” explains Carlos Affonso.

About Valid:

Valid (BM&FBOVESPA: VLID3 ON) is a global company with more than 60 years on the market and a broad portfolio of security-related technological solutions for the financial and banking markets, as well as in mobile telephony, identification of persons, objects and transactions, data management, Internet of Things (IoT) and Track & Trace. Valid has more than 6,000 employees and a presence in 16 countries; it had a revenue of R$ 1.6 billion in 2017.

The company is the largest in terms of issuance of identification documents in Brazil, it is the fifth-largest producer of SIM Cards in the world, and it is among the world’s ten largest manufacturers of banking cards Valid’s services take into account the particularities of each region and culture to create personalized and integrated solutions for its clients. To learn more, visit

About FICO:

FICO strengthens the decisions that help people and businesses around the world to prosper. Founded in 1956 and based in São Paulo, the company is a pioneer in the use of predictive analyses and data science to improve operational decision making. FICO holds over 180 global technology patents that increase profitability, client satisfaction, and business growth in financial services, telecommunications, healthcare, retail, and many other fields. Using FICO solutions, companies in over 100 countries perform a wide range of transactions, from protecting 2.6 billion payment cards against fraud, to helping people obtain credit, to ensuring that millions of rental cars and airplanes are in the right place at the right time. Learn more at