Kount Adds Sales Veteran to Manage Growth in 2011


Kount, Inc., a Boise, Idaho-based company specializing in card-not-present (CNP) fraud prevention, announced today the appointment of a new vice president of sales to manage substantial growth expected in 2011.

Jack Alton, an 18-year veteran of the technology and wireless industries, joins Kount during a time of expansion both in direct sales and partnerships through payment channels. Alton will manage a team of key account sales executives and guide the company's national and international business development efforts. "In 2010 we took major steps forward in our integration and implementation strategy with both clients and partners," said Brad Wiskirchen, CEO, Kount. "With Jack's extensive experience in leading teams for large account acquisition and business development, we have all the pieces in place to maintain our tremendous growth in 2011 and beyond."

"Kount Complete™is the most advanced card-not-present fraud detection and prevention system available. It's exciting to be a part of a team developing solutions that give merchants the tools to manage fraud risk as more and more consumers and businesses turn to the Internet as a primary method of making purchases," said Alton.

About Kount

Kount® is 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 piercing—along with Dynamic Scoring™, geolocation techniques and real-time data streams from websites across the globe. For more information about Kount, please visit www.kount.com.

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