Francisco Martins

Francisco Martins

Francisco Martins is a commercial executive and communicator. In his role as IDnow’s Senior Executive, his mission is to expand the already successful IDnow’s identity proofing platform into unicorn status in the UK and the EU.

Prior to IDnow, Francisco worked for the likes of Fiserv, Visa and Idemia and has an extensive knowledge of the payments and identity market sectors.
Now, he helps financial institutions comply with KYC/AML regulations by offering a pan-European identity proofing platform. At IDnow, they provide themselves for being the number one player in the sector when regulatory compliance is at stake.

Francisco Martins is a graduate of the FADIPA School of Law in Sao Paolo, Brazil, where he holds a degree in Law. His areas of focus are innovation and regulation within the identity sector.


IDnow is a leading identity proofing platform provider in Europe with a vision to make the connected world a safer place. The IDnow platform offers a broad range of identity verification and document signing solutions combined with a comprehensive service offering. Ranging from automated to human-assisted, from purely online to point-of-sale, the identity proofing methods are optimized to assure the highest security standards with maximum user conversion.

In 2021, IDnow acquired the French market leader for identity verification technology, ARIADNEXT, and the German identity verification provider identity Trust Management AG. Jointly the IDnow group can offer its customers one of the broadest portfolios of identity proofing solutions through a single, integrated platform.


SiGMA World celebrated the iGaming industry’s resilience even in the most troubling of times. With this we also congratulate the efforts made to make the iGaming world ethical, fraud-free and lawful.

Affiliate Grand Slam congratulated the brilliant marketers and influencers bringing much needed attention to a massive portfolio of industries and rejuvenating the economy one click at a time.

AIBC brought together the pioneers of a bright new age of emerging technology ready, able and willing to be the vanguard of Tomorrow. Other than just the established names, we also hosted many an entrepreneur seeking to expand the frontiers of AI and the Blockchain ever forward.

Finally, Med-Tech World united the medical professionals of many disciplines to combine their keen minds and inexhaustible passion for a better tomorrow with the entrepreneurial spirit of investors who also dream of a world free from disease and cancer.

The Week also saw many a networking dinner, speaking panel, drink gatherings and other opportunities for our hard-working delegates to unwind. A few highlights include the awards that congratulated those whose dedication, skill and acumen made them a leading figure in their industry as well as the fact that the conferences where graced by titans such as John Karony, Nolan Bushnell, Djibril Cissé, Akon and Mark Blandford who was awarded an Outstanding Contribution of the Year award for his pioneering work in the iGaming industry.