Anna Potapova

Anna Potapova

Head of Strategic Partnerships

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Education

Université Grenoble Alpes 
Licence, Economics 
2018 - 2021

Expertise

Telecom Fraud Prevention | Strategic Partnership | Business Enablement | Go-To-Market | AI | Tech

About Anna

Anna Potapova is the Head of Strategic Partnerships at AB Handshake, where she leads multiple anti-fraud projects involving Tier-1 MNOs. She formulates innovative and customer- specific strategies, forges alliances, and is constantly involved in the interaction with national telecom regulators and international industry organizations.

Anna actively participates in GSMA FASG and SEGFLA working group meetings, contributing to the discussions focused on voice and SMS fraud prevention; she also coordinates the cooperation between AB Handshake and the T- ISAC subgroup. Her comprehensive knowledge and experience across multiple regions contribute to the company’s global vision of creating a fraud-free global community.

All articles by Anna

Telecom fraud trends discussed at 2023 CFCA event

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Telecom fraud trends discussed at 2023 CFCA event

Did you know that 71% of consumers rank fraud prevention as their top priority when considering a new service provider? This was reported in a recent FICO survey and presented by Supriti Singh during CFCA's conference last week in San Francisco, California.
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Interconnect Bypass and SIM Box Fraud Explained: Prevention and Detection

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Interconnect Bypass and SIM Box Fraud Explained: Prevention and Detection

Interconnect bypass fraud, also known as toll bypass fraud or international bypass fraud, poses a significant threat to telecom operators.
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AB Handshake Wins at 10th Annual Global InfoSec Awards 2022

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AB Handshake Wins at 10th Annual Global InfoSec Awards 2022

The Global InfoSec Awards honors top efforts in the fight for cyber security. This year, AB Handshake won the ‘Next Gen Telecom Fraud Prevention’ award.
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Robocalls and Spam Calls Prevention: Robocalls on the Rise

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Robocalls and Spam Calls Prevention: Robocalls on the Rise

Robocall mitigation is a necessity, especially for telcos in low-rate destinations. Learn about robocalls and how we stop them.
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Toku has joined the AB Handshake community as APAC region pioneer

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Toku has joined the AB Handshake community as APAC region pioneer

We at AB Handshake are pleased to welcome each new community member as it draws us closer to our main goal – a global fraud-free community.
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AB Handshake Wins Globee Awards

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AB Handshake Wins Globee Awards

AB Handshake is delighted to announce that we have won an award in the Cyber Security Global Excellence Awards by Globee.
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AB Handshake is listed by the European intergovernmental organization (CEPT) as one of the effective solutions to fight CLI Spoofing

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AB Handshake is listed by the European intergovernmental organization (CEPT) as one of the effective solutions to fight CLI Spoofing

A big milestone for AB Handshake was listing of our solution in the recommendations of the European intergovernmental organization (CEPT) in a report submitted for public consultations in the context of the fight against CLI Spoofing.
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AB Handshake has won in the PTC Awards 2022

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AB Handshake has won in the PTC Awards 2022

It's with great honor that we announce that AB Handshake Corporation received the award for 'Outstanding Start-up' in the PTC Awards 2022!
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AB Handshake shortlisted at GloTel Awards 2021

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AB Handshake shortlisted at GloTel Awards 2021

It's with great pleasure that we announce that AB Handshake has been shortlisted in one of the biggest telecom industry events of the year – GLOTEL Awards 2021!
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Eliminating SIM Box Fraud, Once And For All

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Eliminating SIM Box Fraud, Once And For All

Our article "Eliminating SIM Box Fraud, Once And For All" has been published on the CFCA website.
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AB Handshake is shortlisted at Global Carrier Awards

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AB Handshake is shortlisted at Global Carrier Awards

We are honored to be shortlisted for Best Anti-Fraud Innovation in the Innovation & Technology category of Global Carrier Awards 2021 by Capacity Media.
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AB Handshake Wins Gold and Bronze Stevie Awards at 2021 International Business Awards®

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AB Handshake Wins Gold and Bronze Stevie Awards at 2021 International Business Awards®

Winners to Be Celebrated During Virtual Ceremony on 8 December
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AB Handshake is featured on the Mobile World Live media portal

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AB Handshake is featured on the Mobile World Live media portal

A new article about AB Handshake solution has been recently published on one of the largest information portals in the telecom community - Mobile World Live by GSMA.
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Stop SIM-Box fraud in your network with AB Handshake

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Stop SIM-Box fraud in your network with AB Handshake

Do you want to solve the SIM-box fraud problem?
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AB Handshake awarded at Cybersecurity Excellence Awards 2021

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AB Handshake awarded at Cybersecurity Excellence Awards 2021

We are delighted to announce that AB Handshake Corporation has been awarded as a Gold Winner at Fraud Prevention in NORTH AMERICA and a Silver Winner at Best Cybersecurity Startup in NORTH AMERICA subcategories at Cybersecurity Excellence Awards 2021.
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AB Handshake is nominated to the Cybersecurity Excellence Awards

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AB Handshake is nominated to the Cybersecurity Excellence Awards

We are happy to inform you that the AB Handshake solution has been nominated to the Cybersecurity Excellence Awards
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AB Handshake awarded at TelecomLead.com Innovation Leaders 2020

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AB Handshake awarded at TelecomLead.com Innovation Leaders 2020

It is our great honor to announce that AB Handshake has won the TelecomLead.com Innovation Leaders 2020 Award.
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AB Handshake Article in the Black Swan Journal

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AB Handshake Article in the Black Swan Journal

As the project grows, we further enter the telecom media sphere, promoting AB Handshake across various industry-specific magazines.
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AB Handshake gets covered on Capacity Media blog

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AB Handshake gets covered on Capacity Media blog

As the project evolves, we get more media coverage in telecom journals.
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AB Handshake presented at CFCA event

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AB Handshake presented at CFCA event

The AB Handshake project is now well underway and our current goal is to build widespread awareness: not simply of our product, but rather of the massive problem of fraud that faces the entire industry.
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AB Handshake recognized by operators at GSMA event

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AB Handshake recognized by operators at GSMA event

We have officially launched AB Handshake — a novel call validation solution. In extensive development for quite some time, this solution is geared to eliminate many types of telecom fraud on a global scale.
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Meet the other authors

Dmitry Sumin

Dmitry Sumin

Head of Products

Dmitry has over 15 years’ experience in international roaming, interconnect and fraud management.

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Nadejda Papernaia

Nadejda Papernaia

CEO

Nadejda Papernaia is a versatile and experienced CEO in the telecom and tech industries. She is the founder of the AB Handshake Corporation – a global system of products and solutions that eradicates all types of voice and SMS fraud.

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Sergey Okhrimenko

Sergey Okhrimenko

CTO

Sergey is the inventor of the AB Handshake Call Validation technology and a global expert in fraud management and revenue assurance. He has over 20 years of experience in the telecom industry in sales, R&D, and operations and holds an MS in Electrical Engineering.

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Iakov Maurov

Iakov Maurov

Director Of Business Development

Iakov Maurov is the Director of Business Development at AB Handshake, responsible for expanding market presence and creating strategic opportunities.

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Oleg Pokrishchenko

Oleg Pokrishchenko

Chief of Onboarding and Support Operations

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Shai Calev

Shai Calev

Business Development Manager

Risk Management professional – experienced in analysts team management, fraud prevention, revenue assurance, Business Development, presale, project management. 

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