Idaho Business Review: Linda Fayne Levinson joins Kount’s board


Linda Fayne Levinson has been appointed to the board of directors for Kount, the Boise company that recently announced an $80 million growth equity investment from CVC Growth Fund.

Levinson is chairman of the board of Hertz and a director at Ingram Micro, Jacobs Engineering Group, NCR, and Western Union. She is also the chairman of the compensation committee for Hertz, NCR, and Jacobs Engineering Group.

Earlier, Levinson worked at McKinsey & Company where she became the first woman partner. She was also an executive at American Express Travel Related Services Co., where she ran the leisure travel and tour business; a partner at Wings Partners, a merchant bank that took Northwest Airlines private; and a partner at GRP Partners, a venture capital firm where she led investments in e-commerce, online travel and payments.

Kount Inc. provides cloud-based fraud detection solutions that enable merchants to reduce fraudulent online transactions.