Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Appoints Brad Wiskirchen as New Director

20-Dec-2010

CEO of ClickBank and Kount to Serve as New Director of Salt Lake City Branch

Boise, Idaho, December 20, 2010
The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco has named Brad Wiskirchen as the new Director of the Salt Lake City Branch, effective January 1, 2011. Wiskirchen will replace Edwin E. Dahlberg, who is retiring from the Branch’s Board.

The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco provides wholesale banking services to financial institutions in nine Western states through its headquarters in San Francisco and branch offices in Los Angeles, Portland, Salt Lake City and Seattle, as well as a cash processing office in Phoenix. As the nation’s central bank, the Federal Reserve System formulates monetary policy, serves as a bank, administers consumer protection laws, and is a fiscal agent for the U.S. Government.

Wiskirchen is CEO of Keynetics, Inc. and its subsidiaries, Kount, Inc. and ClickBank, Inc. Founded in 1998, ClickBank is a secure online retail outlet for more than 46,000 digital products and 100,000 active affiliate marketers. Kount provides advanced fraud fighting technology and is recognized by the industry for its ability to identify, track and defeat fraudulent orders that typically go undetected.

"I am extremely honored by this appointment and eager to work with the other board members across the Western United States to represent the interests of the public," said Wiskirchen.

Prior to joining Keynetics Inc., Wiskirchen was a Partner in the law firm of Holland & Hart LLP. Wiskirchen received a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Brigham Young University, and a Juris Doctorate Degree from Notre Dame Law School. He is a native of Boise, Idaho and is active in community affairs, including current and past service on numerous educational, corporate advisory and boards of directors.

About Keynetics

Keynetics is a premier inventor and developer of highly reliable and elegantly simple Internet businesses. A talented team of technologists and business veterans leads the company's internally-funded research and development activities. By focusing on innovative homegrown technologies, Keynetics has a remarkable track record of creating and operating highly profitable businesses. For more information, see www.keynetics.com.

About ClickBank

ClickBank's online marketplace for digital information products allows individuals and businesses to attract the customers they can't find anywhere else online, and provides affiliate marketers with secure ways to be successful and profitable.

ClickBank combines a diversified, established marketplace with an infrastructure that includes industry-leading fraud prevention tools, reliable payment processing and expert customer support for more than 46,000 digital products and 100,000 active affiliate marketers. ClickBank provides services in more than 200 countries around the world and is consistently ranked as one of the most highly trafficked sites on the web.ClickBank is privately held with offices in Broomfield, Colorado and Boise, Idaho. For more information, go to: www.clickbank.com.

About Kount

Kount provides the most advanced fraud fighting technology available today. Developed by Keynetics, Inc. with online and catalog merchant needs in mind, Kount defends against both traditional and emerging card-not-present fraud threats. The technology uses a formidable array of tools including two patented technologies—device fingerprinting, and proxy piercer™, geolocation techniques - along with Kount Dynamic Scoring™, risk evaluation, and real-time data streams from websites across the globe. For more information about Kount, please visit www.kount.com.

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