Paul Patterson to lead sales and meet rising demand for unsupervised fraud detection

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA–(May 12, 2016) – DataVisor today announced that veteran sales leader Paul Patterson has joined its executive team as vice president of sales and success. Patterson, with more
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DataVisor is a leading online fraud detection service utilizing unsupervised big data analytics to identify attack campaigns before they conduct any damage to consumer-facing online services. DataVisor’s unsupervised solution redefines the security landscape by enabling companies to proactively discover threats hiding within their online services. Patterson will be guiding the sales strategy and helping enhance and support customer relationships, ensuring they are successfully reducing fraud and fraudulent users. DataVisor’s attack-agnostic unsupervised detection engine is widely applicable to a variety of use cases across different sectors, so Patterson will be focused across a number of verticals including social, financial, gaming, and advertising.

Prior to DataVisor, Patterson was vice president of sales and account management at Captricity and was instrumental in their launch into the insurance vertical. Patterson was also previously the strategic advisor to the CEO of GLMX, and held sales positions at Adobe and Quantivo. Patterson also founded Eyeona, an ecommerce startup focused on price transparency.  

“Paul is a proven leader with a track record of helping propel companies forward, and not by just closing deals, but by meeting the needs of customers and clients,” said Yinglian Xie, CEO and co-founder, DataVisor. “We are confident in Paul and, given his expertise and experience, know he can help drive our sales program to reach our next phase of growth.

“The fraud industry is massive and constantly evolving, costing companies and consumers billions of dollars per year,” said Patterson. “DataVisor is doing something truly innovative to help solve this problem, something no one else is doing, and I hope to make an immediate impact by helping our customers and prospects in the fight against fraud.

Curious how DataVisor can help you bring your online fraud prevention to the next level? Request a trial today at www.datavisor.com.

About DataVisor

DataVisor is a leading online fraud detection service utilizing unsupervised big data analytics to identify attack campaigns before they conduct any damage to consumer-facing online services.  DataVisor protects some of the largest online properties in the world from cyber attackers. The company is founded by the world’s experts in Internet security and is backed by NEA, the largest venture capital firm by assets under management, and GSR, a venture capital firm that specializes in disruptive technologies serving global markets.