Patrick Cox

Chief Executive Officer
Patrick Cox

With 27 patents in telecommunication and authentication technology to his name, Patrick Cox has made an indelible mark on the industry.

Before founding TRUSTID, Inc. in 2007, he launched and led two other companies in the authentication and telecommunications industries. The first became a billion dollar publicly traded business. The second was successfully sold to a leading financial services firm.

Pat approaches every day as an opportunity to learn. He thrives on the constant challenge of his work and feels lucky to collaborate with some of the brightest minds in the industry.

Education
Certified Class 1 NARTE Telecommunications Engineer
Executive Institute for the Management of High Technology Companies - Stanford University

Memberships
World Presidents Organization (WPO)
Young Presidents Organization (YPO) - Past chapter chair

Rich Greene

Chief Technology Officer
Rich Greene

For over 20 years, Rich has led technology divisions for large and small companies in financial services, big data, authentication and telecommunications industries.

In the six years prior to TRUSTID, Rich was the Chief Technology Officer of a multi-billion dollar global payments company. He is an accomplished leader in building architectures and teams that securely process billions of transactions.

Education
Bachelors of Science, Computer Science and Math - California State University-Long Beach

Debbie Parigian, CPA

Chief Financial Officer
Debbie Parigian, CPA

Debbie brings 29 years of accounting and consulting experience helping software and telecommunications start-ups grow into publicly traded companies. She has served domestic and international firms including a Pacific Telesis consumer products subsidiary.

Education
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting - Humboldt State University

Memberships
American Society of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Oregon Entrepreneur Forum

Brent Godfrey

Senior Vice President, Sales
Brent Godfrey

Brent brings 15 years of sales experience encompassing telecommunications, fraud detection, investment banking and call center expertise.

Prior to joining TRUSTID, Brent held senior sales positions with several leading companies, including Memento Security (now FIS) and Adeptra (now FICO). He spent over 10 years at The Kessler Group as Vice President in the investment banking unit developing credit card portfolio acquisitions. He also led a call center consulting team that coordinated partnerships with credit card brands.

Education
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration -  Kent State University.

Memberships
Brent actively serves on several boards in Boston, his hometown.

Lance Hood

Chief Marketing Officer
Lance Hood

Lance is responsible for marketing at TRUSTID. He has over 20 years of marketing experience spanning technology, healthcare and security markets.

Before joining TRUSTID he led marketing for GetInsured and Array Health. Prior to this, he led product marketing at EDI leader Edifecs and held multiple executive positions at security vendor Epok.

Education
Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing - University of Puget Sound
Master of Business Administration in Finance - Foster School of Business, University of Washington

Will Finley

Vice President, Professional Services
Will Finley

A technology operations professional, Will brings over 20 years of experience to the TRUSTID team leading IT initiatives.

Prior to TRUSTID, Will led numerous initiatives in the Financial Services sector implementing mobile banking solutions at Clairmail (now Fiserv) as well as operational roles at Capital One and Compaq Computer (now HP).

Education
BS degree in Marine Engineering - U.S. Coast Guard Academy
Master Business Administration - J.L. Kellogg Graduate School, Northwestern University
Masters of Engineering Management - Robert R. McCormick School of Engineering, Northwestern University

Art Barger

Senior Vice President, Client Services
Art Barger

On the global stage, Art has made his name synonymous with superior financial services fraud management. He has over 30 years of experience operating and implementing leading-edge fraud detection and prevention systems for banks.

Prior to joining TRUSTID, Art was Senior Vice President and Head of Fraud Operations, North America for HSBC (Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited).

Education
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration-Information Systems Management - California State University, Hayward.

Memberships
MasterCard Global Fraud Committee (past)
United Way of Monterey County Board (current)

Dan Stone

Vice President, Software Engineering
Dan Stone

For over 15 years, Dan has excelled in robust systems design and operation, high-volume transaction processing and engineering management. At TRUSTID, he focuses on delivering world-class software solutions for the call center industry.

Prior to TRUSTID, Dan led development in the research arm at the Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA) contributing to the latest implementation of NWEA’s computer-adaptive testing platform. Earlier, he led software teams in the development of Contact Identity services at a leading credit bureau.

A Certified ScrumMaster, Dan employs a range of agile methodologies to ensure predictive processes and software.

Education
Bachelor’s degree in Communications  - University of California, San Diego

Shreyas Saitawdekar

Chief Architect
Shreyas Saitawdekar

An information technology professional and evangelist, Shreyas offers over 17 years of experience in enterprise-grade software architecture development and IT management.

Prior to joining TRUSTID, Shreyas was the Principal Architect at a leading global credit bureau. There, he invented Massive Data Linking, which facilitates searches of terabytes of data with cloud-based distributed computing.

Education
Master’s degree in Electronics Engineering - Shivaji University, India
Bachelor’s degree in Electronics Engineering - University of Bombay, India

Chris O’Leary

Vice President, Sales
Chris O’Leary

Chris brings three decades of business development and sales expertise across the payment services, financial institutions, and investment banking industries.

Prior to joining TRUSTID, Chris held senior sales and sales management positions with Card Services for Credit Unions, Brookwood Capital, The Kessler Group and First Data Resources. His principal focus has been on bringing growth, profitability, and risk mitigation strategies to financial institutions’ payments programs.

Education
Bachelor of Business Administration - North Adams State College