BioCatch appoints former ThreatMetrix VP to its management team
BioCatch has appointed Bill Sytsma its Chief Revenue Officer, responsible for leading the global sales and professional services team and delivering on the company’s ambitious plan for growth.
Sytsma brings more than 20 years of software and security industry experience to his new role with the behavioral biometrics solutions provider. He most recently served for six years as Vice President of Americas Sales, Financial Services at ThreatMetrix where he established the company’s financial services vertical, then assumed responsibility for its Americas sales organization. Sytsma has also been Head of Global Sales for the Software Group at Emulex and has held senior sales roles at software companies including iPass, Aveksa, Lumigent Technologies and EMC.
“As we accelerate our plans for growth, Bill is the ideal person to lead the effort,” says Howard Edelstein, Chairman & CEO of BioCatch. “He has vast experience as well as a proven ability to scale global sales efforts, secure new client relationships and drive revenue, exactly what is needed to enhance the results generated by our seasoned and talented team to date.”
“I am very excited to be joining BioCatch,” Sytsma adds. “With a great team of people, its patented AI-driven technology, and superb data scientists, BioCatch is extremely well-positioned to help define next generation digital identity and continue its strong growth.”
BioCatch clients include four of the top five U.K. banks, seven tier-one banks in Latin America and a top three U.S. bank, supporting a full range of use cases including identity proofing, user authentication, preventing account takeover fraud and detecting vishing scams.