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DataVisor Appoints New Vice President of Sales to Lead Expansion to New Key Markets and Partnerships for Hyper Growth and Scale

April 17, 2019

David Cassady to lead Global Sales For Award Winning AI/ML Fraud Detection Company and Drive Massive Growth for Channel and Enterprise Customers

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. April 17th — DataVisor, the award-winning company delivering comprehensive AI-powered fraud management solutions across industries, today announced the appointment of David Cassady as Vice President, Business Development, Partnerships, and Sales. David will report directly to Dr. Yinglian Xie, chief executive officer and co-founder of DataVisor. Cassady, a proven growth leader with 25-years’ experience, most recently led Europe and Asia sales for Greenlight Technologies, an integrated risk management software provider. He’s held leadership roles in several high-growth startups and led many through successful IPOs and acquisitions, including Virsa Systems (acquired by SAP) and Interwoven (acquired by  Autonomy, in turn acquired by Hewlett-Packard). Cassady looks forward to bringing DataVisor to the masses, continuing his pattern of breaking booking records, and helping to lead another visionary company through a massive growth stage.

“We recognize that fraud is a global problem, and we are ready to deliver a global solution,” says Dr. Yinglian Xie, chief executive officer at DataVisor. “We’re accordingly thrilled to welcome David Cassady to DataVisor. David is a highly impactful sales and partnerships leader who has proven time and again his ability to drive global success. With our newly-released DCube product already experiencing great traction and market adoption, we’re looking forward to David expanding our partnerships, increasing our sales, and growing our client base. As exciting as this all is, it’s only the beginning!”

Belief in the product’s ability to solve a critical problem is the first leg of what Cassady refers to as the “three-legged stool” approach. After that, it’s market opportunity, and execution:

“Joining DataVisor at this growth stage is truly exciting,” says Cassady. “My goal is to bring our visionary technology to the biggest platforms out there—to bring DataVisor to the masses.” Cassady is especially energized by DataVisor’s market-leading work in AI and machine learning: “DataVisor’s solutions are beyond what is currently available to the market. We’re leading the way to a new vision for fraud management; one that prioritizes proactivity. Fraud is everyone’s problem, and only the most sophisticated, scalable solutions can empower organizations to stay ahead of rapidly-evolving fraud attacks. DataVisor’s AI-powered approach and use of proprietary unsupervised machine learning algorithms set the bar for delivering the kind of performance global enterprises need. I look forward to representing a truly world-changing solution.”

As detailed in DataVisor’s latest Fraud Index Report, fraudsters are launching increasingly complex attacks with greater coordination and more sophisticated tools than ever before. Fraud and risk management teams face accordingly face critical challenges as they strive to detect and prevent complex, massive-scale threats while simultaneously maintaining frictionless user experiences. David Cassady joins DataVisor at a time when the need for a comprehensive fraud management solution that can stay ahead of fast-evolving fraud has never been greater. Says Cassady, “I am thrilled to join this team and look forward to helping businesses across the globe proactively defeat fraud before any damage can occur.”

About DataVisor

DataVisor is the leading fraud detection platform powered by transformational AI technology. Using proprietary unsupervised machine learning algorithms, DataVisor restores trust in digital commerce by enabling organizations to proactively detect and acton fast-evolving fraud patterns, and prevent future attacks before they happen. Combining advanced analytics and an intelligence network of more than 4B global user accounts, DataVisor protects against financial and reputational damage across a variety of industries, including financial services, marketplaces, e-commerce, and social platforms.