Kount, a leading provider of fraud prevention solutions, announced today that industry leader Gary Sevounts has joined its executive team as Chief Marketing Officer. Reporting directly to Kount CEO Brad Wiskirchen, Sevounts will drive the overall brand and marketing strategy, leveraging data and insights to uncover new opportunities that build on the company’s increasing growth and further expand the extensive network of customers and partners.
Sevounts brings more than 20 years of enterprise technology experience to his new role at Kount as a seasoned marketer, industry thought leader, and spokesperson, having successfully positioned multiple leading technology brands in the marketplace, transforming revenue and demand generation models, and launching new brands and products. Having held leadership roles in the security and privacy space, he has worked closely with government bodies, agencies, and the enterprises outlining and applying security, privacy, and compliance blueprints and best practices. Sevounts joins Kount at time when new industries and audiences are looking for technologies to automate and fine-tune the fraud prevention process, as fraud has outpaced standard prevention and evolved alongside the advent of new payments methods. Sevounts will be crucial in expanding Kount’s presence in the market.
“We’re excited that Gary will be joining Kount’s leadership team, as he has an established track record of achieving impressive growth and transformation of a variety of software and SaaS products in security, privacy and networking spaces,” said Wiskirchen. “Gary’s experience and strategic insight will be a huge asset to our leadership team, strengthening Kount’s position as a leading provider of fraud prevention technology in the market and broadening our reach to new audiences.”
Prior to joining Kount, Sevounts served as CMO of Aryaka Networks, where he achieved 400%+ revenue growth, repositioned and drove leadership in the SD-WAN category, resulting in strong brand recognition for the company. Before Aryaka, Sevounts held positions at both startups and global corporations, spearheading the vision and development of some of the industry’s most successful brands including Symantec, Panda Security, and Hewlett-Packard.
“Kount is a leader in protecting digital interactions around the world and a respected partner in fraud prevention, which is a critical component for digital companies striving to keep up with the rapidly changing payments and technology landscape,” said Sevounts. “I’ve been impressed with the company’s innovative technology, continued revenue growth, and expanding customer base. I look forward to further accelerating growth, elevating Kount’s brand awareness and highlighting the major impact our solutions make for thousands of customers and partners.”
Kount’s all-in-one, SaaS platform simplifies fraud detection and helps online businesses accept more orders to improve bottom line benefits. Kount’s turnkey fraud platform is easy-to-implement and easy-to-use. Kount’s proprietary technology reviews billions of data points 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, visit https://www.kount.com