BehavioSec makes board changes
14 December 2020 15:52 GMT

BehavioSec, which develops behavioral biometrics and continuous authentication, today announced additions to its executive leadership team and Board of Directors, naming Alberto Yepez Chairman of the Board and John McCormack as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). These additions will help lead the company in expanding its capabilities to help safeguard users, create a better customer experience, and digitally transform today’s remote and mobile workforce.

Alberto Yepez, Co-Founder and Managing Director, ForgePoint Capital, is one of the pioneers of the cybersecurity industry (founded enCommerce in 1995) and brings experience as a serial entrepreneur, public company CEO, board member and venture capital investor. He is widely recognized as one of the leading investors in cybersecurity and for his company building skills. Yepez serves on the Boards of numerous leading technology companies, and joined the BehavioSec Board of Directors in 2018, prior to being named Chairman.

“BehavioSec is one of the pioneers in behavioral biometrics and supervised machine learning to enable continuous authentication for digital transformation programs,” said Yepez. “It is a privilege to work closely with the team of entrepreneurs protecting millions of user identities for some of the world’s most sophisticated financial institutions, telecommunications service providers, online retailers and national ID programs. After all, greater cybersecurity will ensure economic prosperity and protect individual privacy.”

Joining BehavioSec as CFO, John McCormack brings decades of experience as a CFO, Executive Vice President, and Operations Executive in global high technology environments. McCormack’s areas of expertise include financial management, strategic planning and execution, mergers and integrations, supply chain management, business processes, information systems, and more. Most recently, McCormack served as CFO of 4iQ and as Consulting CFO at BishopFox. He will augment CEO Neil Costigan’s leadership team with responsibility for managing the company’s finances while offering strategic insight on the company’s position in the market, including helping the company through future funding.

“As Chief Financial Officer my role is to help the company accelerate in today’s marketplace,” said McCormack. “BehavioSec offers me a unique and exciting opportunity to work with an established startup whose services play a significant role in the future of the industry and authentication.”

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