Kount Appoints Tricia Phillips as Senior Vice President of Product & Strategy

24-May-2018

Kount Inc., a leading innovator of solutions for fraud and risk management, today announced Tricia Phillips as Senior Vice President of Product & Strategy. Phillips brings extensive industry experience, having worked in executive roles in product strategy and management, fraud operations, and client services for ecommerce retailers, payment management and fraud prevention service providers, and a major credit card brand. She most recently was a research director at Gartner, where she focused on fraud detection and identity solutions. In her new role, Phillips, reporting directly to CEO Brad Wiskirchen, will be tasked with defining and implementing Kount’s product strategy to ensure that it aligns with the company’s growing customer base.

“Tricia’s long history working in digital commerce and fraud prevention will be a huge asset for us as we continue to build industry-leading products to help our customers successfully keep pace with the evolution of fraud in digital businesses,” said Wiskirchen. “Her multifaceted background, which includes roles as an analyst, technology leader, and manager, ensures she is well-equipped to help lead Kount’s product roadmap and forward-thinking strategy to remain at the forefront of fraud prevention.”

Phillips’ work across a diverse set of organizations enables insights into fraud prevention and management from various perspectives, ensuring a balanced focus on customer experience, fraud losses, integration and technology costs, as well as operational expenses and efficiencies. She has consulting and hands-on experience with integration and implementation of SaaS-based payment and fraud prevention technologies and services, as well as operational experience training, staffing, and managing fraud teams for ecommerce retailers. Prior to Gartner, Phillips was Vice President, V.me Product Design and Strategy at Visa.

“I’m thrilled to join the Kount team as I believe the company is uniquely positioned to solve some of the most complex emerging fraud threats facing today’s digital businesses,” said Phillips. “Kount’s 10 years of successful ecommerce fraud prevention, combined with their flexible technology and AI platform, serve as the perfect base to fight sophisticated fraud attacks for any digital business. I’m looking forward to helping Kount continue building on its success and driving value for CNP businesses across all industries.”

About Kount

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 billions 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 http://www.kount.com.