Attestiv Inc. selected to the Deep Analysis 2020 Innovation Index

Boston, December 3, 2020 – Attestiv Inc., a digital media validation platform provider has been recognized by Deep Analysis, an advisory firm that identifies innovative and disruptive technologies in the enterprise software marketplace within their inaugural 2020 Innovation Index list.

Deep Analysis Innovation Index

This list features trailblazing companies whose technologies and services are solving real-world problems, adding value and using ingenuity within their solutions. The Deep Analysis Innovation Index is fully independent, includes large and emerging vendors that focus on innovation and are helping to move their industries forward. 

“We are honored to be included within this group of truly exceptional companies. We value the expertise of the Deep Analysis team and their knowledge of new and innovative technologies” says Attestiv CEO, Nicos Vekiarides. 

Using blockchain as a system of record for fingerprinting media at the point of capture or after AI-based forensic analysis, Attestiv offers a foundational platform for any organization reliant on digital photos, videos and documents. Attestiv helps industries such as insurance accelerate digital transformation, reducing the threat of fraud from deepfakes and media alterations. Furthermore, Attestiv fills a growing need for self-service and remote operations.

“Today there are few practical and accessible blockchain applications on the market, Attestiv in this regard is ahead of the curve, and it has the potential to make a major impact in the insurance sector” says Alan Pelz-Sharpe, founder of Deep Analysis. 

Attestiv continues to grow its technology offerings which includes forensic scanning to detect fraud, document analysis to process text, object recognition and damage assessment of content for the insurance industry and industries that rely on digital media to make actionable decisions.

The full list of companies included in the 2020 Innovation Index can be found at

About Deep Analysis

Deep Analysis is an advisory firm that helps organizations understand and address the challenges of innovative and disruptive technologies in the enterprise software marketplace. Its work is built on decades of experience in advising and consulting to global technology firms large and small, from SAP, Oracle, and HP to countless start-ups. Led by Alan Pelz-Sharpe, the firm focuses on Information Management and the business application of Cloud, Artificial Intelligence, and Blockchain. Unlike traditional analyst firms, Deep Analysis takes a buyer centric approach to its research and understands real-world buyer and market needs.

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Nicos Vekiarides

Nicos Vekiarides

Nicos Vekiarides is the Chief Executive Officer & co-founder of Attestiv. He has spent the past 20+ years in enterprise IT and cloud, as a CEO & entrepreneur, bringing innovative new technologies to market. His previous startup, TwinStrata, an innovative cloud storage company where he pioneered cloud-integrated storage for the enterprise, was acquired by EMC in 2014. Before that, he brought to market the industry’s first storage virtualization appliance for StorageApps, a company later acquired by HP.

Nicos holds 6 technology patents in storage, networking and cloud technology and has published numerous articles on new technologies. Nicos is a partner at Mentors Fund, an early-stage venture fund, a mentor at Founder Institute Boston, where he coaches first-time entrepreneurs, and an advisor to several companies. Nicos holds degrees from MIT and Carnegie Mellon University.

Mark Morley

Mark Morley is the Chief Operating Officer of Attestiv.

He received his formative Data Integrity training at Deloitte. Served as the CFO of Iomega (NYSE), the international manufacturer of Zip storage devices, at the time,  the second fastest-growing public company in the U.S.. He served as the CFO of Encore Computer (NASDAQ) as it grew from Revenue of $2 million to over $200 million. During “Desert Storm”, Mark was required to hold the highest U.S. and NATO clearances.

Mark authored a seminal article on Data Integrity online (Wall Street Journal Online). Additionally, he served as EVP, General Counsel and CFO at Digital Guardian, a high-growth cybersecurity company.

Earlier in his career, he worked at an independent insurance agency, Amica as a claims representative, and was the CEO of the captive insurance subsidiary of a NYSE company.

He obtained Bachelor (Economics) and Doctor of Law degrees from Boston College and is a graduate of Harvard Business School.