Brad Wiskirchen

Kount
Chief Executive Officer
Brad Wiskirchen KNOW Identity 2020

Bradley Wiskirchen is the co-founder and CEO of Kount, the leading digital fraud prevention company. As a thought leader in the fraud and cybersecurity space, he sets the standard with his dedication to bringing awareness and solutions to the fraud prevention industry. By putting partners and brands at the forefront of his decision making, he gives clients who work with Kount confidence knowing the technology seamlessly detects fraud so they can continue to be profitable. Since Kount’s launch in 2007 with Wiskirchen at the helm, the company has held dozens of patented technologies, among them the first patent on device fingerprinting. Among his many other community involvements, Wiskirchen was the Chairman of the Board of the Salt Lake City Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco in 2014 and 2015. He was a member of the board for three years prior to serving as the Chairman. He currently serves on the High-Level Advisory Group of the International Monetary Fund’s Interdepartmental Working Group on Finance and Technology. Brad’s leadership has kept Kount at the forefront of payment security with over 6,500 customers across 180+ different countries. Customers include Chase, PetSmart, Braintree, Staples, U.S. Polo Assn., Telstra and BlueSnap.