Tim Messerschmidt

Tim Messerschmidt
Head of Developer Advocacy, EMEA, PayPal + Braintree

Website | @SeraAndroid

As a long time mobile and web developer, Tim channels his knowledge and experience as PayPal’s Lead Developer Evangelist in EMEA. He is passionate about startups and serves as mentor at multiple incubators and accelerators.

Prior joining PayPal Tim used to work with Neofonie Mobile and Samsung focussing on several mobile projects. In his spare time, he leads and creates training classes in all sorts of developer-oriented topics, contributes to Open Source projects and is one of the authors of the Mobile Developer’s Guide to the Galaxy, as well as numerous articles published in print magazines.


5:15pm–5:45pm Wednesday, 04/22/2015
Location: Salon 8
Tim Messerschmidt (PayPal + Braintree)
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In this talk the security flaws and UX implications of passwords will be discussed and it will be presented which alternative tech exists that can offer a mobile friendly flow. Highlighting authorization and authentication techniques like OAuth and hardware features like Bluetooth LE, this talk will be interesting for anyone being interested in security and user authentication techniques. Read more.