Bradley J. Wiskirchen is the CEO of Keynetics and Kount and the Chairman of the Board of Directors for Clickbank.
Wiskirchen joined Keynetics in 2005. His skills and experience in business, technology, and law give Keynetics an edge in strategic planning and negotiation in the Internet sector. Under his guidance Keynetics has become one of the Pacific Northwest’s largest privately held technology companies. Kount has become the premier fraud prevention solution for card-not-present merchants, and affiliate marketing giant ClickBank has grown to be one of the world’s largest online retailers.
Among his many industry and community involvements, Wiskirchen is the co-founder and former Chair of the Idaho Software Employers Alliance (ISEA). ISEA is a partnership between business and Boise State University designed to expand the economic vitality of Idaho by increasing the availability of skilled software professionals and promoting the opportunities available in the state’s rapidly growing software industry. Additionally, Wiskirchen has held board positions with the Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce, Boise State University Office of Technology Transfer, FUNDSY, Discovery Center of Idaho, Intermountain Venture Forum, and many other organizations.
Prior to joining Keynetics, Wiskirchen was a partner in the law firm of Holland & Hart, where he managed the firm's Business Entities and Transactions Practice Group. His experience includes mergers and acquisitions, technology transfer and licensing, and debt and equity financings.
He was awarded a J.D. from the University of Notre Dame, and a B.A. from Brigham Young University.
His resume is online here.
Vice President of Technology
Jim Gasaway is Vice President of Technology at Kount and parent company Keynetics.
Gasaway joined Keynetics in 2006. He has a B.S. in Computer Science from Oregon State University. He has been instrumental in creating a world-class development team to bring ideas to market quickly. His experience has allowed him to grow Kount into the enterprise fraud control solution it is today.
Prior to joining Keynetics, he served as both Senior Development Manager and Architecture Manager for two business units within Credit Recovery Services (CRS), a division of Capital One Financial Services. At CRS he was responsible for designing and building large fraud systems to enable recovery of debt.
Vice President of Operations
For more than a decade Rich has been involved in developing fraud mitigation, compliance and big data strategies. Rich came to Kount after 14 years with a fortune 50 retailer. His background in enterprise-class systems has helped shape Kount’s into an industry leading platform that helps clients boost sales and beat fraud. Kount has been recognized as an award winning, reliable and highly-scalable platform.
In his role as VP of Operations, Rich oversees the product roadmap, patent portfolio, technical sales, service delivery and compliance. He works with executives from all areas of the payments ecosystem including, merchants, acquirers, payment service providers, gateways, card brands and compliance officers to monitor trends, develop best practices and review policy.
Rich has been a highly sought after speaker and has addressed audiences around the world.
Vice President of Human Resources
Kate Lenz is Vice President of Human Resources at Kount, ClickBank, and parent company Keynetics.
Lenz joined Keynetics in 2005. She attended Brigham Young University and maintains Professional, Human Resources (PHR) certification.
Lenz is responsible for all recruiting, retention programs and employee benefit vendor selection and management for the Keynetics family. She has ten years of human resources experience in the Pacific Northwest.
Prior to joining Keynetics, Lenz was a Human Resources Manager with Plexus, an electronic manufacturing services provider where she worked for eight years overseeing all local recruitment and staffing needs for a team of 500+ employees.
Her resume is online here.
Vice President of Marketing
Donald Bush is the Vice President of Marketing at Kount.
Don joined Kount as the Director of Marketing in October 2010 and became Vice President of Marketing in December 2012. Don attended Brigham Young University studying Business Administration and Marketing.
Prior to joining Kount, Don was the Director of Marketing at CradlePoint, a leading manufacturer of wireless routing solutions in the mobile broadband industry. Don has worked in several management roles within the technology segment for over 20 years with both hardware/software manufacturers and as a partner in two top technology marketing agencies. He has led products launches and marketing programs for dozens of companies around the world such as Citi, HP, IBM, Kodak, Motorola and Weyerhaeuser and co-authored the seminar series, “Common Launch Disasters and How to Avoid Them.”
Vice President of Sales
Jack Alton is the Vice President of Sales at Kount.
Jack joined Kount in 2010 as the Vice President of Sales. He attended the University of Montana earning a Bachelors Degree in Communications.
Alton is responsible for business development and sales for Kount. His 15 years of experience in building and leading large account sales organizations has helped several companies accelerate growth and move to leadership positions within their respective industries.
Prior to joining Kount, Alton was the Vice President of Sales, North America for CradlePoint, a wireless hardware company, where he directed his team to double-digit growth annually. Before moving to CradlePoint, Alton developed a team of over 70 at Wayport, Inc. (acquired by AT&T) as Vice President of Sales and grew sales from $7M to over $75M annually in less than three years.
Director, Merchant Services
Kelly Reynolds is the Director of Merchant Services at Kount.
Kelly joined Kount as the Director of Merchant Services in May 2009. Kelly received his Bachelor’s of Business Administration degree from Boise State University.
Prior to joining Kount, Reynolds spent the last six years in the corporate domain industry as the Sr. Director Client Relations for MarkMonitor Inc. Reynolds was responsible for overall management of MarkMonitor’s client services organization and he has worked closely with some of the world’s largest corporations to develop their internal processes, procedures and guidelines. Reynolds has also worked in the contract manufacturing and banking industries during his post-collegiate career.
His resume is on line here.
Tim Barber is Chief Scientist at parent company Keynetics.
Dr. Barber founded Keynetics in 1998. He has a Ph.D. in Mathematics from Princeton University, and degrees in Philosophy and Physics from the University of Virginia. He is the inventor of device fingerprinting and numerous other technologies that underpin the stability of electronic commerce as we know it today. His unique foresight has shaped the success of leading anti-fraud solution Kount, and affiliate marketing giant ClickBank.
Prior to launching Keynetics, he spent seven years as part of an elite federal research group selected to solve some of the most difficult computational problems facing U.S. national security. His current research is in artificial intelligence, and the diagnosis of the algorithms that underlie the human capacity for abstract reasoning.
His resume is online here.
Mark Changizi is Visiting Scientist at Kount Inc
Dr. Changizi has unique expertise in cognitive science, neurobiology, vision, and language. He has a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics from the University of Maryland, and degrees in Mathematics and Physics from the University of Virginia. He is an accomplished science author, with articles about his work in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Scientific American, and the London Daily Telegraph. His incisive approach to science, and unique take on human cognition, gives Keynetics an advantage in artificial intelligence applications.
His interdisciplinary skills have earned him prestigious academic roles in multiple fields, including appointments in Computer Science at Cork University, Theoretical Neurobiology at Caltech, and, currently, Cognitive Science at Rensselaer.
His resume is online here.