Media Alert: Mitek's James DeBello Speaking at The Innovation Project 2013 on Harvard University Campus

Media Alert: Mitek's James DeBello Speaking at The Innovation Project 2013 on
Harvard University Campus

Mitek CEO Among Industry Visionaries Invited to Discuss the Future of Money
and Technology

SAN DIEGO, March 20, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mitek (Nasdaq:MITK)
(, a leading mobile imaging software solutions provider,
today announced that President and CEO, James DeBello will be speaking at The
Innovation Project™, an event hosted by, taking place March 20 and
21 that brings senior executives and elite innovators to the Harvard
University campus to discuss the dynamic changes taking place in the payments
industry. On March 21, DeBello will participate in a roundtable that will be
led by former Treasury Secretary, Larry Summers and includes other leading
payments executives. The group will discuss the importance of cash and
alternative payment methods for the unbanked and underserved.

The 90-minute roundtable will focus on how the estimated 2.5 billion people
who don't have access to a bank account can utilize mobile phones and access
to the Internet to create financial stability through banking and payment
technology. DeBello will share how Mitek's Mobile Deposit® and Mobile Photo
Bill Pay™ use the latest in mobile imaging technology to allow people to
conduct financial transactions and manage prepaid cards simply by snapping a
photo with a smartphone or tablet camera.


Roundtable: Innovating Cash | You're Not Getting Older, You're Getting Better!


James DeBello, President and CEO, Mitek


Thursday, March 21, 4:14 – 5:45 p.m. (EDT)


Harvard University, Memorial Hall, 45 Quincy Street, between Cambridge and
Kirkland Streets in Cambridge, MA


Mitek is also nominated for the Innovator Awards Best Check
Innovation, which will be announced by B.J. Novak at a gala celebration the
evening of March 21 at The Innovation Project.

About The Innovation Project

Over 2 days, 100 speakers and 500 senior members of the payments industry will
change the way that the payments and its broader commerce ecosystem thinks,
talks, delivers and ignites innovation. On March 20^th and 21^st the greatest
minds in commerce and payments will assemble at Harvard University near Boston
to kick the conversation about innovation up to an entirely different level at
a program called The Innovation Project. Speakers and delegates are among the
most senior executives and elite innovators from literally every established
payments company worldwide, along with the CEOs of the most innovative
startups in the space. One of its five modules includes pairing industry CEOs
with external thought leaders such as Al Gore (former U.S. VP), Steve Levitt
(Freakonomics), Eric Reis (The Lean Startup), Rosie Rios (U.S. Treasurer),
Russell Simmons (Rush Card), Raj Date (CFPB), and Josh Lerner (The
Architecture of Innovation) to challenge the conventional wisdom around what
it will take to get merchants and consumers to adopt new ways to shop and pay.
Warren Buffett is the program's keynote. The Innovation Project also hosts the
industry's 2013 Innovator Awards, given to 15 of the industry's top
innovators over dinner, which this year will be emceed by B.J. Novak of The
Office and will introduce delegates to 40 of the hottest "next generation"
payments innovators.

About Mitek

Headquartered in San Diego, CA., Mitek (Nasdaq:MITK) is a mobile imaging
software solutions provider that allows users to remotely deposit checks, pay
their bills, get insurance quotes, and transfer credit card balances by
snapping a picture with their camera-equipped smartphones and tablets instead
of using the device keyboard. Mitek's technology increases convenience for the
consumer by eliminating the need to go to the bank branch or automated teller
machine, and dramatically reduces processing and customer acquisition costs
while increasing customer retention. With a strong patent portfolio, Mitek is
positioned as the leading innovator in mobile imaging software and currently
provides its solutions to Fortune 500 financial services companies. For more
information about Mitek, please visit

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