Company

Company

We were born with the belief that customers deserve a seamless online experience that keeps them protected.

NuData Security is an award-winning passive biometrics and behavioral analytics company based in Vancouver, B.C. Our technology identifies users based on their online interactions – behavior that can’t be replicated by a third party. We have proudly pioneered the field of passive behavioral biometrics and are tirelessly evolving to keep our clients away from growing online risks.

In 2017, Mastercard acquired NuData to integrate our intelligence into their robust suite of fraud management and security solutions in their drive to protect and innovate the digital space. Today, NuData is trusted by some of the largest global brands in the world to verify users, keep environments safe, and bring trust to the online space.

Michel Giasson

Michel Giasson

SVP, CEO

Michel is a NuData Security co-founder and is responsible for the overall strategy and day-to-day operations. Over the last 17 years he has been involved with technology and entertainment companies in various capacities ranging from Advisory Board member, Director, Business Development, Business Affairs, and CEO.

Michel was previously a partner in a major law firm where he founded and led the Technology Group.

Christopher Bailey

Christopher Bailey

SVP, CTO

Christopher is a NuData Security co-founder and is responsible for the strategic vision and direction of technology solutions. At the age of 19 he founded H2O, a developer of video game products for top tier publishers such as THQ, Nintendo, and Sony. He was a founder of Secure Networks, a web security company acquired by Network Associates. He was also an investor and early participant in Security Focus which was acquired by Symantec Corp in 2002. Prior to co-founding NuData Security, Christopher was involved in several other software ventures in consulting, contract programmer, and management roles.

Jules Campeau

Jules Campeau

Chief Business Development Officer

Jules is responsible for managing all business development and strategic partnerships. Jules has been working in the high tech sector for over 25 years. He has founded a number of companies including USConnect Vancouver which was acquired by IKON Office Solutions. He also cofounded and led the marketing efforts at EntireNet LLC which was subsequently acquired by Veritas Software. In 2005 Jules was named Ernst and Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year for Emerging Entrepreneur category.

Lisa Baergen

Lisa Baergen

Director, Area Marketing

As NuData’s Director, Area Marketing, Lisa is responsible for setting strategy, developing and implementing marketing, PR, media, analyst and communications programs that align with broader company and brand goals.

Lisa’s 20 years of experience in technology, combined with a business acumen make her a major contributor to elevating the brand to support rapid global expansion.

Ryan Wilk

Ryan Wilk

VP, Delivery - Customer Success

Ryan is the Vice President of Delivery - Customer Success at NuData Security where he is responsible for ensuring the success of every NuData customer during the lifetime of the partnership.
In his previous role, Ryan was the Manager, Trust and Safety at StubHub, an ebay company. Prior to joining StubHub, Ryan spent 8 years with Universal Parks & Resorts where he established and implemented the eCommerce Loss Prevention teams at both Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Hollywood.

Donna Klecker

Donna Klecker

Director of Finance Integration

As Director of Finance Integration and Business Partner, Donna is responsible for all finance-related activities at NuData. She has over 20 years of experience with a proven track record successfully developing and integrating strategies to drive business results, improve processes, build relationships, and identify and deliver innovative solutions. In 2016 Donna was the winner of the distinguished Annual CFO award.

Derek Houg

Derek Houg

VP, Business Process Improvement

Derek Houg is a multi-talented business administrator with a focus on process improvement and implementation. For the past ten years, Derek has worked primarily with technology start-ups, building and implementing business processes and policies for areas such a Human Resources, Finance, and Operations. He is motivated by finding better ways to do things and developing lightweight solutions that achieve a balance between the business needs and the overhead cost.

Robert Capps

Robert Capps

VP, Business Development

As NuData Security’s Vice President of Business Development, Robert is responsible for developing and nurturing company partnerships and channels.

Robert is a recognized technologist, thought leader and advisor with over 20 years of experience in the design, management and protection of complex information systems – leveraging people, process and technology to counter cyber risks. In his previous role at RedSeal as a Senior Director, Robert was responsible for technical, security and customer operations. Prior to RedSeal, Robert was Senior Manager, Global Trust and Safety at StubHub.

Jens Hinrichsen

Jens Hinrichsen

VP, Business Development

Jens is VP, Business Development at NuData, having most recently served as VP of Marketing & Business Development for Versafe (acquired by F5 Networks). His background in the online threats and fraud space includes having headed up global marketing for the FraudAction (Cyota) suite of services at RSA, the Security Division of EMC, during which time its Anti-Trojan and Intelligence were brought to market. He is a frequent speaker on the topics of malware, social engineering, and proactive security approaches across the web and mobile channels.