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Our leadership team

Our leaders bring deep industry experience, passion for innovation, proven operational excellence, and total dedication to a collaborative, customer-centric culture.

Outseer Leadership

  • Reed Taussig

    Chief Executive Officer

    Reed is a 35 year technology industry veteran, responsible for the overall strategy and execution of the Outseer business. He was most recently an operating executive at Marlin Equity Partners. Prior to that Reed was CEO of ThreatMetrix, a SaaS company and a leader in fraud prevention solutions based on digital identity intelligence where he drove innovation and led growth.

  • Jim Ducharme

    Chief Operating Officer

    Jim is responsible for product strategy and leads the associated product management and engineering teams at Outseer. He has nearly two decades of experience leading product organizations in the Identity marketspace, and has held executive leadership roles at Netegrity, CA, and Aveksa.

  • Armen Najarian

    Chief Marketing Officer

    Armen is a 15-year Silicon Valley veteran with deep experience leading the marketing function for fast-growing fraud prevention, predictive analytics, and cybersecurity companies. His most recent leadership roles include CMO positions at Agari and ThreatMetrix, the latter of which he established as the definitive category leader for digital identity solutions.

  • Ellen Purdy

    Chief Financial Officer

    Ellen is a seasoned financial executive with a track record of driving growth and achieving profitable returns for middle-market businesses. She has over 25 years of financial and operations management experience including middle-market, high-growth information services companies, an early stage clean technology company, and a multi-billion dollar global chemical company.

  • Nigel Ng

    Chief Revenue Officer

    Nigel Ng, Chief Revenue Officer, is an accomplished technology industry veteran with deep go-to-market experience leading global sales and presales. He has worked extensively in both the technology and financial industry having worked previously at Dell EMC, Computer Associates and Westpac Banking Corporation. Nigel holds an MBA from the Australian Institute of Management and a Bachelors Degree in Information Technology, majoring in Software Engineering.

  • Dan Welch

    Vice President of Global Client Services

    Vice President of Global Client Services is an award-winning executive whose tenured experience in the cybersecurity space includes leadership roles at ThreatMetrix and Adara. Dan began his career in field sales, then migrated to technical roles in product management and engineering. He has spent the last 20 years focused on managing client services leading to multiple successful exits.

  • Leah Evanski

    Global Head of Business Development & Strategic Alliances

    Leah Evanski, Global Head of Business Development & Strategic Alliances has spent her career building successful teams in sales, channels, strategy, product management and services. She brings a wealth of go-to-market experience in data, analytics, identity and fraud decisioning, having led teams at FICO, Experian, BioCatch and ThreatMetrix.

  • Shiri Schneider

    Vice President of Engineering, Outseer 3-D Secure

    Shiri Schneider, Vice President of Engineering and Israel Site Lead, manages the engineering organization of Outseer’s ecommerce products in addition to managing Outseer’s biggest site, with over 200 employees. Shiri has 17 years of experience in engineering, including 14 years at NICE, where she was responsible for more than 200 engineers globally.

  • Adarsh Kumar

    Head of Engineering – Outseer Fraud Manager & Outseer FraudAction

    Adarsh is an engineering and product strategy executive with more than 25 years of experience. He brings deep expertise in product development, is a trusted advisor and partner to customers, and provides leadership to global teams delivering highly complex and innovative products to the market.

    Adarsh has been an instrumental leader in advancing the fraud prevention capabilities at RSA. In his previous role, he was the Head of Product and Engineering for RSA Identity Governance and Lifecycle, delivering IAM capabilities to enterprises across the world. Prior to that, Adarsh held software leadership roles in Telecom, Data Networking, EdTech and Healthcare space at companies like Avaya, Nortel and Liaison Edu and others.

    Adarsh received his MBA from Babson College and BTech from PEC, India.

  • Lori Van Deloo

    Vice President, WW Market Strategy

    Lori is a global product, marketing and innovation executive with deep experience in Fintech and Payments. She spent a number of years at Visa and later founded and led a real-time, video banking SaaS startup.

    Previously, Lori held leadership roles at BEA Systems (acquired by Oracle), Openwave Systems and Accenture. Lori received her MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management, where she also serves as a Distinguished Visiting Professor of Global Payments and Fintech Innovation.

  • Lesley Samara

    Head of Human Resource

    Lesley is the global HR Director for Outseer, bringing more than 15 years HR experience to the team. She has extensive experience in all areas of HR to include Strategic HR Business Partnering, Leading Global Organizational Development and Change Programmes. Employee Relations, Diversity & Inclusion, Workforce Planning & compensation & benefits.

    Before joining Outseer she spent 7 years working as the Senior Global HR Business Partner, supporting the Senior Leadership teams in the Marketing, Finance, Legal & IT functions for Sophos, a developer and vendor of security software and hardware, providing endpoint, encryption, email, web, mobile and network security as well as Unified Threat Management products. Prior to this she spent 6 years working as the HR Manager for a small Pharmaceutical company.

    Lesley is a member of the CIPD and received her MSc in Human Resource Management & Development from the Nottingham Trent University.

  • David Spokane

    Head of Operations, Security, and Compliance

    David is a customer-focused technology executive with over 30 years of experience across a wide range of industries. He is expert at leading change across Operations, Program Management, and Engineering to improve customer outcomes.

    David’s deep understanding of “ways of working” has been key to the Agile and DevOps transformations at EMC and RSA. At RSA, he worked across Product, Services, Sales and Operations to build the Customer Experience program from the ground up. Prior to joining the Outseer team, David held leadership positions at Lockheed-Martin, Avid Sports, Compuware and EMC.

    David received his MBA from Boston University and BS in Computer Engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology.

  • Albert Choy

    Head of Legal

    Albert Choy is a highly motivated and proactive commercial attorney with 15+ years of experience representing public and private companies in the software, telecommunications, and technology service industry.

    Albert brings high value-add pragmatic legal advice and business judgment to Outseer’s leadership. Exhibiting a track record of excellent leadership and effective negotiation skills, Albert brings significant contributions to strategy and execution.