Leader in Transforming Financial Services with Blockchain Technology
Providing Guidance on Business Growth and Blockchain Development
PHOENIX, March 23, 2021 — ZorroSign, Inc., a global leader in blockchain-based digital signatures, today announced the addition of Figure President, Asiff Hirji, as Strategic Advisor to the company. Hirji joins five-time Chief Marketing Officer, Arra G. Yerganian, and retired Timex Corporation Vice President and Director of International Markets, Bashir Manji, to round out ZorroSign’s strategic advisory council. Hirji will provide guidance on business growth and blockchain technology advancement for ZorroSign, and strategic counsel to CEO and Co-Founder, Shamsh Hadi.
“Our leadership team is thrilled to have Asiff’s wisdom and experience supporting ZorroSign’s vision,” said Hadi. “His repeated success in driving technology companies to dominate their markets will help accelerate the global adoption of ZorroSign’s ultra-secure digital signatures and documents. Asiff’s deep background in disruptive technologies will shape ZorroSign’s aggressive goals for growth.”
For governments, companies, and individuals that desire to securely transform paper-based workflows, ZorroSign’s digital signature and document management platform can decrease costs, reduce errors, and increase productivity. Unlike other electronic signature solutions, ZorroSign’s platform is built on Hyperledger Fabric to secure digital assets and deliver security certificates with robust audit trails and lifetime document escrow.
“Blockchain is the future,” said Hirji. “Not just for financial services, but for governments, private-sector organizations, and businesses that need secure, immutable records for their digital transactions. I am excited to support ZorroSign’s commitment to bringing blockchain technology to the masses.”
ZorroSign's digital signatures on blockchain deliver superior user privacy, data and document security, user authentication and validation. ZorroSign customers safely and securely sign digital documents, build workflows, request signatures and automate approval processes for businesses, governments, and personal transactions.
More About Asiff Hirji
Mr. Hirji is the President at Figure in San Francisco—a financial technology company leveraging blockchain, AI, and analytics to deliver innovative home equity release solutions and other financial products. Figure is the fourth largest originator of HELOC loans in the United States and continues to expand financial products it offers directly to consumers.
Previously, Hirji was President and COO at Coinbase, where he scaled the largest cryptocurrency broker, exchange, and custodian to over $1B in revenues and raised $300M while growing the company and management team.
He has worked as a faculty member teaching Private Equity courses at the Haas School of Business at the University of California-Berkeley, served as Chairman of the Board at Saxo Bank in Copenhagen, Denmark from 2010 to 2018, acted as Operating Advisor at venture capital firm, Andreessen Horowitz, and reported directly to Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg White from 2014 to 2017 as Chief Restructuring Officer.
From October 2006 to April 2007, Hirji served as the President of TD Ameritrade Holding Company, a publicly traded provider of securities brokerage services. He has also served as a Senior Advisor at Bain Capital, Founder or Partner at Inflekxion, TPG Capital, Bain & Company, Netfolio, and Mitchell Madison Group, and Director at Advent Software, Citrix Systems, Eze Software Group, RentPath (formerly PRIMEDIA), and TES Global Limited in London.
Hirji currently serves as an advisory board member for Nubank in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and Director at Forge and Lefteris Acquisition Corp. He holds an MBA from the Ivey Business School at Western University and a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from the University of Calgary.
ZorroSign, Inc. is a leader in digital signature technology and the global provider of ZorroSign DTM—a secure platform delivering digital signature and digital transaction management. ZorroSign’s patented 4n6 ("forensics") technology offers post-execution fraud detection, verification and authentication of legally binding electronic signatures, digital signatures and documents using proprietary blockchain tokenization. ZorroSign DTM streamlines end-to-end digital transactions with bank-grade protection and security certificates that never expire—allowing governments, corporations, and individuals to eSign documents, request signatures on documents and forms, build workflows, automate approval processes, and more leveraging machine learning and artificial intelligence. For more information, visit www.zorrosign.com.