Entersect, a global leader in customer and payment authentication solutions for preventing financial fraud, today announced the announcement of John Roskill, former CEO of Accumatica and former Microsoft executive. as part of its expansion in North America. In late 2021, Entersect raised significant funding from Axel KKR, a technology-focused private equity firm, to recruit executives, launch new brands, and accelerate its expansion into the region.
John Roskill joins the board of directors of Entersect
Roskill, a former corporate vice president at Microsoft and former CEO of Accumatica, will bring decades of executive and advisory experience to Entersect’s board as Entersect continues to deploy advanced customer and payment authentication solutions to the North American market as part of its global expansion. After eight years at Acumatica, a cloud-based ERP provider, Roskill is currently a senior advisor to EQT Partners.
Entersect CEO Shark Norte said: “Roskill comes at a pivotal time on our board of directors, and Entersect is at a turning point in its growth and expansion, particularly in North America. Roskill’s extensive experience in global go-to-market strategies adds tremendous value to our company.”
Roskill stated: “With its proven patented technology, superior leadership, strong global customer base and strong financial strength, Entersect looks forward to the next step in establishing itself as a global leader in preventing financial fraud.”
Strengthening management to drive a bullish growth strategy.
In addition, Entersect added new talent to its management team to support and accelerate the marketing of Context Aware™ certification in North America. Key adopters include Chief Revenue Officer Matt Ruth, Chief Product Officer Pradeep Sampato, and Chief Marketing Officer Frank Moreno.
The new management team has strong leadership experience in the financial services industry, including:
- Ruth has more than 20 years of executive experience at companies such as Fifth Third Bank and MasterCard.
- Sampato has 25 years of experience expanding SaaS, mobile, and API-based products for companies such as ID.me and GXS.
- Moreno has more than 20 years of senior marketing leadership experience at Bottom Line, Datawatch and other companies.
New Strategic Alliances as Global Growth Enablers
A number of new integrations and partnerships with strategic technology companies are currently underway. Most recently, Entersect’s biometric technology was integrated into Q2’s digital banking platform. Q2 is a leading provider of digital transformation solutions for banking and lending. These partnerships allow banks to quickly and easily implement Entersect’s state-of-the-art authentication technology through the assistance of integrated preprocessing.
Targeting the demand for enhanced security
According to a recent Forrester survey of 300 fraud decision makers in North America, all respondents said they had experienced authentication fraud in the past year. Norte concludes: “The investment from Axel KKR will enable us to meet the significant market opportunity and demand for Entersect’s renowned cloud-first global authentication solution.
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