Kount Announces Inaugural Digital Protection Summit featuring keynote Daymond John of Shark Tank - Kount

Boise, Idaho- March 12, 2019- Kount, a leading fraud prevention solution, announced its first annual Digital Protection Summit will be held April 16-17, 2019 in Austin, Texas. In addition to a lineup featuring experts in fraud prevention and digital innovation, Kount revealed Daymond John of ABC’s four-time Emmy Award-winning show “Shark Tank” will give a keynote address.

The Digital Protection Summit hosts industry leaders, executives, and front-line technology architects who are shaping the digital protection experience. Featured speakers include Kount founding CEO Brad Wiskirchen, an expert in digital commerce and financial technology. His expertise spans beyond his 12 years with Kount; Wiskirchen previously served as Chairman of the Board of the Salt Lake City Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. Senior Vice President of Product and Strategy, Tricia Phillips, will also present on Kount’s fraud prevention solution, drawing from her previous experience as Gartner’s Research Director for the fraud protection industry as well as her role as Vice President for V.me Product Design and Strategy at Visa.

Attendees will select from three tracks regarding digital innovation, growth and innovation, or fraud trends. Discussions include customer engagement through mobile, social, and other channels, strategies for internationalization and product expansions, and overcoming emerging and persistent fraud trends.

John’s keynote address will kick off the summit on April 16, 2019. In addition to his role on “Shark Tank,” John is widely recognized for his accomplishments as an entrepreneur and branding expert following the success of his groundbreaking lifestyle brand, FUBU®. He was named a Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship under the Obama Administration and is a two-time New York Times Best Selling Author, most recently for his book “Rise and Grind.” John remains committed to helping aspiring entrepreneurs, which landed him the affectionate nickname of “The People’s Shark.” In recognition of his impact in the entrepreneurial space, John has been bestowed the NAACP Entrepreneurs of the Year Award, the Congressional Achievement Award for Entrepreneurship and more.

“As businesses work to grow, innovate and expand, it is essential for entrepreneurs to be proactive in fraud prevention. It is easy to underestimate just how prevalent fraud can be” said John.

“Kount’s Digital Protection Summit features leaders in digital innovation,” said Wiskirchen. “The partners, companies, and guests leading sessions will share insights into how the right fraud prevention strategy can be a revenue driver for businesses.”

To register, view a full list of speakers, or learn more about Kount’s Digital Protection Summit, visit www.kountsummit.com.

About Kount: Kount’s award-winning digital fraud prevention solutions are used by 6,500 brands globally, helping them to reach their digital innovation goals. Kount’s patented technology combines device fingerprinting, supervised and unsupervised machine learning, a robust policy and rules engine, self-service analytics, and a web-based case-management and investigation system. Kount’s solutions stop fraud and increase revenue for digital businesses, acquiring banks, and payment service providers.



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