Kount Adds Seasoned Industry Executive Lisa Dean as SVP of Sales
Boise, Idaho – July 14, 2016 – Kount Inc., a leading innovator of solutions for fraud and risk management, today announced that Lisa Dean has joined its team as Senior Vice President of Sales. Dean has extensive knowledge working in sales in the payments and fraud industries, previously working at digital identity company ThreatMetrix. Dean will be responsible for worldwide revenue at Kount, leading the company’s sales team as it continues to expand its global footprint.
“Kount is the proven leader in the growing fraud prevention space, with a highly competitive, robust platform solution,” said Dean. “I’m thrilled to join such an innovative, agile company and look forward to the many opportunities to scale their sales force and help the team further their impressive growth trajectory.”
Prior to joining Kount, Dean was Vice President of Corporate Sales, Americas at ThreatMetrix, where she was responsible for building a new corporate sales team, as well as the Worldwide Inside Sales Leader for WebSphere at IBM. Under her leadership at IBM, the Inside Sales program grew its revenue 91 percent year over year and contributed over $85M in revenue.
“Lisa has a long track record of growing revenue and improving operational models in e-commerce, technology, and payments companies, where she has led successful teams in SaaS Sales and sales operations,” said Brad Wiskirchen, CEO of Kount. “Her strong background in building and managing teams that promote growth and results will be a valuable addition to our leading fraud prevention team.”
Before working at IBM, Dean served as Vice President of Worldwide Sales for the Java Division of Actuate Corporation, where she achieved record sales as Vice President of Corporate Sales in North America, successfully implementing a repeatable inside sales business model that played an integral part in the company's growth from $20 million to $200 million. She has also served in sales management roles at a variety of other technology companies, leading teams in the areas of SaaS, direct and channel sales, as well as sales operations.
Kount helps businesses boost sales by reducing fraud. Our all-in-one, SaaS platform simplifies fraud detection and helps online businesses accept more orders. Kount’s turnkey fraud platform is easy-to-implement and easy-to-use. Kount’s proprietary technology has reviewed hundreds of millions of transactions and provides maximum protection for some of the world’s best-known brands. Merchants using Kount can accept more orders from more people in more places than ever before. For more information about Kount, please visit www.kount.com.