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We are a company of talented people with a mission to protect the identities of Americans who have placed their trust in us

Meet the people

Our team includes technology innovators, certified professionals, & industry luminaries, all focused on serving the needs of our clients & customers.

Tom Kelly

President and CEO

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Rick Kam

Founder

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Heidi Nelson

Human Resources Manager

Paul O’Mara

Sr. VP, Sales and Professional Services

Doug Pollack

Chief Marketing Officer

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Brent VanLoo

Chief Technology Officer

Norman Willox

Managing Partner/Chief Executive Officer, Bluewater International

Theodore (Ted) Lundberg

Founding Partner, Peloton Equity

Justin Yang

Partner, Peloton Equity

Sean Cunningham

Managing Director, Trident Capital Cybersecurity

Mike Spadafore

Managing Director, BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners

Chris Zock

Managing Director, BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners

Peloton Equity, LLC (Peloton)

Trident Capital Cybersecurity (TCC)

BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners

Jeremy Henely

Vice President, Identity Protection Services

Jeremy Henely

Kimberly Holmes

Sr. Vice President, Counsel - Cyber Insurance, Liability & Emerging Risks

Kimberly Holmes

Paul Norton

Government Sales Director

Paul Norton

Jorge Zelaya

Chief Information Security Officer

Jorge Zelaya

Justin Albano

Digital Marketing Specialist

Justin Albano

Tom Kelly

President and CEO

Tom Kelly

Tom is a Silicon Valley serial entrepreneur having led both public and private technology companies through all stages of growth. He has led companies through IPOs as well as other successful exits via acquisition. With decades of experience as CEO in enterprise software companies, Tom most recently was CEO at security software company AccelOps and Moxie Software. Tom has a BS from Santa Clara University and lives in Atherton, California.

“Given the cyber security risks that all of us face every day, I’m pleased to have been selected to take ID Experts through its next stage of growth."

Norman Willox

Managing Partner/Chief Executive Officer, Bluewater International

Norman Willox

In 2009, Norm founded Bluewater National, a growth management firm that specializes in the rapid scaling of businesses in the cybersecurity and information risk markets. Previously, he built the risk management and fraud analytic business for LexisNexis, and was the CEO and first chief privacy officer for the organization. Norm also served as the CEO and chairman of the National Fraud Center for over 10 years. Norm’s expertise includes organizational development, intelligence, risk information, and cyber risk. He holds a BA from West Chester University, and is a certified fraud examiner and certified international investigator.

Theodore (Ted) Lundberg

Founding Partner, Peloton Equity

Theodore (Ted) Lundberg

Ted is a founding partner at Peloton Equity. He joined Ferrer Freeman & Company (FFC) in 2000, where he also serves as a partner. Ted currently serves on the Boards of AeroCare Holdings, Arcadia Solutions, Health Plan One, ID Experts, and IC Axon. He also serves as a board observer at AgaMatrix. Prior investment activity includes Genova Diagnostics (acquired by Levine Leichtman Capital Partners), Webmedx (acquired by Nuance Communications), and K2M (NASDAQ: KTWO; IPO), among others while at FFC. Prior to joining FFC, Ted worked as a financial analyst at Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette (DLJ) from 1997 to 2000 with responsibilities in healthcare investment banking. Ted holds a BA degree from Princeton University.

Peloton Equity, LLC (Peloton)

Peloton Equity, LLC (Peloton)

Founded in 2014, Peloton Equity, LLC (Peloton) is a private equity firm dedicated to providing growth capital to innovative healthcare companies. Peloton’s founding partners worked together for 14 years at Ferrer Freeman & Company (FFC), a firm that was among the pioneers in providing growth capital to healthcare companies. Peloton’s investment team brings over 75 years of combined healthcare industry experience and over 50 years of combined healthcare private equity investing experience. While at FFC and Peloton, the investment team was responsible for 28 portfolio company investments across the healthcare industry, of which 14 have been realized through company sales and five have been realized through IPOs. It is from this experience that Peloton draws its expertise in building market-leading, strategically valuable healthcare companies.

Justin Yang

Partner, Peloton Equity

Justin Yang

Justin is a partner at Peloton Equity. He joined Ferrer Freeman & Company (FFC) in 2006 and also serves as a partner at FFC. Justin currently serves on the board of ID Experts and is a board observer at Arcadia Solutions and Reliant Renal Care. Justin also worked on Peloton’s investment in Health Plan One and FFC’s investment in AgaMatrix. Prior investment activity includes GeneraMedix (acquired by Actelion Pharmaceuticals), Medical Depot (acquired by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice), and Preferred Care Partners (acquired by UnitedHealth), among others while at FFC. Prior to joining FFC, Justin worked at UBS Investment Bank with responsibilities in healthcare investment banking. Justin holds a BA degree from Cornell University.

Sean Cunningham

Managing Director, Trident Capital Cybersecurity

Sean Cunningham

Sean joined Trident Capital Cybersecurity in 2015 from Intel Capital. While at Trident, Sean has invested in Appthority and ID Experts and is on their board of directors. He was cited as one of the top cybersecurity investors by market analyst firm CB Insights and is listed in their “Board of Directors: Who’s Who in Cybersecurity.” In addition, Sean’s venture unit at Intel Capital was identified by CB Insights as the most active cybersecurity investor from 2009-2014. While at Intel Capital, Sean invested in 22 companies and led 13 successful startups to exit. Sean joined Intel in 1994 and had been making equity investments with Intel Capital since 2000. Sean holds a bachelor’s degree and an MBA from Gonzaga University.

Mike Spadafore

Managing Director, BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners

Mike Spadafore

Mike serves as a board member of Patientco. He also helps manage the Fund’s investments in ArroHealth, Axial Healthcare, CareCentrix, ID Experts, Theranos, Wellspring, and Payfone. Prior to joining Sandbox, Mike was an Experienced Associate with PwC and Diamond Management and Technology Consultants in their healthcare strategy practices. During Mike’s management consulting career, he led projects and work tracks for a number of projects in IT strategy, mobile strategy, and information strategy. Mike holds a BBA from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business.

Bob Gregg

Chief Executive Officer

Bob Gregg

Bob brings 30 years of general management, financial and public company experience to ID Experts having previously served as CEO, CFO and EVP with several technology companies. Prior to ID Experts Bob was the founding CFO at Sequent Computer Systems and took the company public prior to an acquisition by IBM. He currently serves on the board of trustees of the OHSU Foundation and the board of the Oregon Sports Authority.

“What is so cool about ID Experts is all of our employees’ passion to do the right thing—that is, making everyone’s life easier and safer in this complex world of privacy and information security."

Rick Kam

Founder

Rick Kam

As the founder of ID Experts, Rick is an expert in privacy and information security, with extensive experience leading organizations to address the growing problem of protecting PHI/PII and remediating privacy incidents, identity theft, and medical identity theft. With over 30 years of experience in the technology industry, Rick leads and participates in several cross-industry data privacy groups, speaks at conferences and webinars, and regularly contributes articles to industry and business publications.

"I had a vision for creating a company that reduces the risks to privacy and security of personal information that we all face in today's world. I’m proud that we’re now a leading software and services player in security and privacy incident response."

Heidi Nelson

Human Resources Manager

Heidi Nelson

For more than 25 years, Heidi has helped organizations meet their business objectives. She joined ID Experts at its launch in April of 2003 and was tasked with heading both the Human Resources and Accounting departments. Heidi earned her bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management with a minor in Psychology from Portland State University. Before joining ID Experts, she worked for large organizations such as Intel and Graphic Arts Center, as well as running her own consulting firm.

"I am so pleased when a new employee tells me: 'Hey, Heidi, you were right; it’s the people that make ID Experts great!' The shared enthusiasm to do all the right things is what makes our company successful and a joy to work at!"

Paul O’Mara

Sr. VP, Sales and Professional Services

Paul O’Mara

With 37+ years of experience in a broad range of technology companies, and with extensive experience in global roles, Paul is responsible for the Sales and Professional Services organization at ID Experts. He has held executive roles in several functional areas, notably Sales, Service and Operations with companies such as FEI, Tektronix, Sequent Computer Systems, and startup companies such as Rulespace and DataChannel. Most recently, Paul was VP Global Sales and Service with Cascade Microtech. He holds a BS in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Sussex, UK.

"I love working at ID Experts. In a world where bad things happen to good people, I am proud to be with an organization that so positively impacts people."

Trident Capital Cybersecurity (TCC)

Trident Capital Cybersecurity (TCC)

Trident Capital Cybersecurity (TCC) is the world's largest venture capital fund dedicated solely to cybersecurity early stage investing. The firm is a spinout of Trident Capital, which became one of the pioneers in cybersecurity venture capital investing in 1998. Managing Directors Alberto Yépez, Sean Cunningham and Don Dixon jointly lead the investment team. Collectively, the team has more than 50 years of investment experience. This experience translates into an excellent record: 30 investments and 16 exits. These exits generated returns greater than six times the invested capital.

BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners

BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners

BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners (BCBSVP) is a corporate venture fund program to which 29 BCBS entities have committed over $500 million across three Funds. The Funds invest in promising emerging companies of strategic relevance to Blue Cross and/or Blue Shield Plans and provide access to its portfolio to deploy innovation at scale. BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners is sponsored by the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, an association of independent Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies. BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners is focused on innovating in the healthcare industry and provides a unique value proposition to emerging companies and health plans looking to innovate within a dynamic marketplace.

Doug Pollack

Chief Marketing Officer

Doug Pollack

As chief marketing officer, Doug is responsible for the strategic direction and marketing of our innovative software and services. He has over 25 years of experience in the technology industry, having held senior management and marketing roles with Apple, Inc., 3Com Corporation as well as several venture-backed enterprise software startups. He holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

“At ID Experts, we work very collaboratively with a singular focus—to provide our customers with exceptional software and services to manage privacy incidents and reduce associated risks. It is most fun and satisfying work.”

Brent VanLoo

Chief Technology Officer

Brent VanLoo

Developing software and bringing to market innovative solutions that will mitigate risks. VanLoo’s unique expertise in healthcare and security will help ID Experts accelerate the development of technologies that address identity theft protection risks facing healthcare, government, and education.

Our software and technologies embody what ID Experts is all about—protecting individuals and organizations against the dangers of identity theft, data breaches, and fraud. At ID Experts, we get to innovate and make a positive difference.

Chris Zock

Managing Director, BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners

Chris Zock

Chris serves as a Board Member of Aspire Health and Picwell. He also helps manage the Fund’s investments in Allay, Benestream, EveryMove and Phreesia. Chris brings extensive negotiation and deal structure experience from his time in the real estate industry. Additionally, he gained deep operating experience while serving as the CFO of a private equity backed, technology-first consumer packaged goods company. Chris earned an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a BS in Finance from Arizona State University.

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