Security & fraud management marketing leader appointed with focus on authentication & transactional fraud platform
BEDFORD, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Outseer, a leading provider of payment authentication and monitoring solutions, announced today the appointment of Scott Olson as Chief Marketing Officer. In his new role, Olson will spearhead Outseer’s mission to liberate the world from transactional fraud and build on the company’s heritage of innovation.
Throughout his career Olson has served as an innovator and marketing leader at security and fraud management companies that have delivered solutions to the financial services, ecommerce, and public sector industries among many others. Olson joins Outseer after serving as VP of Global Product Marketing at TransUnion overseeing go-to-market strategy for seven global solution lines with teams across the world.
Prior to TransUnion Olson was a pioneer in security and fraud management where he led marketing at multiple successful companies including iovation. Olson oversaw marketing and product strategy at iovation which was a market leader in using device intelligence and reputation to fight online fraud.
Among Olson’s other experience, he was also a co-founder of WheelGroup in the late 1990’s where he helped drive market success for intrusion detection solutions culminating in an acquisition by Cisco Systems. Olson also was VP of Marketing at WholeSecurity that delivered solutions to fight trojan horses and other malware. WholeSecurity’s success led to an acquisition by Symantec. In 2007 Olson was the recipient of the Duke University Distinguished Young Alumni Award for Engineering for his work in cyber security.
“We feel fortunate to have found Scott,” said John Filby, CEO at Outseer. “He has an impressive track record of leading high-performing marketing teams at innovative private and publicly traded companies. Notably, much of his track record was built in transactional fraud management businesses serving our core customer markets.”
“I’m honored to be appointed to this role during this exciting time for Outseer,” said Olson. “The need for innovative solutions that combat financial crime in traditional as well as emerging payments has never been greater. I’m eager to begin working with our team, our customers, and our partners.”
Outseer is on a mission to liberate the world from transactional fraud. Our market-leading payment and account monitoring solutions protect over $200 billion in annual payments while increasing revenue and reducing customer friction for card issuing banks, payment processors, and merchants worldwide. Leveraging billions of annual transactions from more than 6,000 institutions across the globe, our identity-based science delivers the highest fraud detection rates and lowest customer intervention in the industry. See what others can’t at outseer.com.