About Acuant

The revolution of managing identity is here. Continued expansion of the digital economy commands the need for businesses and consumers to establish trust on demand. This means truly knowing who you are doing business with and enabling secure transactions from any location, at any time.

For more than 20 years Acuant has worked with leading global partners in every major industry to secure, scale and streamline trusted transactions. We have obtained a global footprint that provides the best coverage.

Acuant’s Trusted Identity Platform provides AI-powered identity verificationregulatory compliance (AML/KYC) and digital identity solutions that deliver unparalleled accuracy and efficiency.

Our solutions balance security with customer experience while fighting fraud across the physical and digital world. The result is the most accurate risk decisioning that allows businesses to move faster and deliver the best experience across all channels.


Executive Leadership

Yossi Zekri

President, Chief Executive Officer

Yossi joined the Acuant team in May 2008. As a seasoned executive leader, he is passionate about driving innovation and utilizing technology to solve real world problems in the burgeoning digital economy. He has guided Acuant’s evolution into a complete Identity Platform. Yossi’s extensive management experience includes many years at the helm of IPD and Maxsys Technologies, as well as Vice President & General Manager of Federal Mogul FP Diesel division. Yossi holds a B.S. in biological science and an MBA from the University of California, Irvine.

Kevin O'Connor

Chief Financial Officer

Kevin leads Acuant’s finance organization. As a veteran finance executive, he is focused on scaling technology companies for growth and delivering shareholder value. Most recently, Kevin was CFO at Ytel and previously has held finance and accounting roles with Synaptics, Conexant and Telogis. A licensed CPA (California), he began his career with Deloitte where he worked with a portfolio of technology clients. Kevin holds a bachelor’s degree in business economics from UC Santa Barbara and an MBA from the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California.

Stephen Maloney

Executive Vice President, Chief Revenue Officer

Stephen joined Acuant in May 2016 with the acquisition of AssureTec. Prior he was Co-founder, Director and President of SolutionPoint International, a diversified security and risk management company, and Chairman of Design2Launch, a pioneer in digital workflow software that was sold to Eastman Kodak Company (NYSE:EK). As EVP Chief Revenue Officer, a leader in explosive detection services, he was at one of the first companies to receive Safety Act certification by DHS. Earlier he co-founded and was CEO of i3 Mobile, a leader in wireless information leading the company to a successful IPO (NASDAQ:IIM). He graduated from Fordham, has an M.B.A. and holds or has held TS clearance.

Kieran Sherlock

Chief Technology Officer

Kieran Sherlock has over 30 years experience developing high-availability distributed systems, with his last 20 years being spent in the security, anti-fraud and compliance space. Prior to being IdentityMind’s first employee, he was a founding team member at Securify, where he built a next-generation network intrusion prevention product, and co-invented the associated patent suite. After Securify’s acquisition, Kieran was a Systems Architect defining McAfee’s next generation firewall strategy. He graduated with First Class Honors in Computer Science from Trinity College, Dublin.

Jose Caldera

Chief Product Officer

Jose Caldera has been developing products for the last 20 years. An entrepreneur at heart, his focus has always been on the Enterprise, developing products and services for Information and Payments Security, Risk Mitigation and Compliance. He started in application and network security, later moving on to payments, virtual currencies, anti-fraud, and anti-money laundering. He has developed and marketed products for a number of silicon valley companies including Securify, McAfee and IdentityMind. Jose earned a Masters of Science in Information Networking from Carnegie Mellon University.

Glenn Larson

Vice President of Engineering

Glenn is responsible for leading product engineering for Acuant. With more than 30 years of experience in software and hardware product engineering, he is highly knowledgeable in the digital imaging field, with expertise in identification document security and authentication, image analysis and processing, and optical character recognition. He joined Acuant through the acquisition of AssureTec. Previously, Glenn was part of the founding team at Imaging Automation and has also served in technical leadership capacities at MCI and Virtual Access Networks.

Malini Gujral

Vice President, Head of Marketing & Communications

Malini leads global marketing at Acuant, including managing the brand, go-to-market strategies, demand generation, digital marketing, field sales support, corporate communications and analyst relations. With more than 15 years of marketing experience, she is responsible for developing the global marketing strategy in coordination with sales, engineering and product management to drive business growth. Previously, Malini has worked with startups, premier global brands and service providers to successfully build and lead marketing teams to grow businesses. She holds an MBA from Vanderbilt University in strategy and marketing.

Kevin Vreeland

Vice President of Sales

Kevin is a proven industry leader with more than 20 years of technology sales experience. He is responsible for expanding Acuant’s global sales footprint, customer acquisition and sales enablement. His focus is building and managing a best-in-class sales team to generate revenue growth while meeting customer needs. Kevin joined Acuant through the acquisition of AssureTec and has a history of working in the security and SaaS industries to build profitable organizations. He holds a Bachelor of Science in computer engineering from Northeastern University.

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