Kount, a leading innovator of solutions for fraud and risk management, today announced industry veteran Tom War as the new Vice President of Worldwide Sales. In this post, War assumes responsibility for revenue growth and profitability of the company, identifying new areas for expansion, and owning the vision, strategy and sales team execution to ensure Kount is servicing its growing customer and partner needs. War will report directly to Kount’s CEO Brad Wiskirchen.
“The explosive impact of fraud in everyday transactions is what attracted me to the opportunity to work with Kount,” said War (@TomWar1). “Kount’s patented technology is at the forefront of fraud detection before it ever impacts a merchant’s bottom line. I am excited to work directly with Kount’s customers to ensure that our technology is helping grow revenue by eliminating fraud and creating a great customer experience.”
Prior to joining Kount, War was executive director for TEKsystems Global Services West Region, an Allegis Group company that is a leading IT managed service provider. Over the course of 22 years, Tom held several management and leadership roles within TEKsystems, responsible for developing new markets and service lines. War is credited with opening two branch offices with TEKsystems (Westminster, Co and Boise, Idaho), as well as launching the Managed Services Organization in the Western U.S. and all of Canada. Tom also designed and launched the mobile and Cloud DevOps offerings with TEKsystems Global Services. War attended the University of Notre Dame where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Science.
“We’re absolutely delighted to have Tom join our team,” said Wiskirchen. “Tom’s deep sales experience, global leadership, knowledge of enterprise markets and demonstrated ability to build a customer-focused organization will help Kount’s customers continue to grow with confidence as they manage their online presence.”