Board of Directors
The Board of Directors brings the critical breadth of experience, skills and diversity to monitor ID Analytics' financial performance and the success of its products, services and overall business strategy. The Board is comprised of seasoned professionals with a solid range of industry, financial and business expertise.
Bruce Hansen co-founded ID Analytics in March 2002, bringing almost two decades of experience leading companies in the financial services and analytic software markets. Prior to founding ID Analytics, Hansen was President of HNC Software Inc., a $1 billion global provider of analytic software for financial services, telecommunications and healthcare firms to reduce fraud and credit risk. HNC was acquired by Fair Isaac in 2002.
Prior to HNC, Hansen was CEO of the Center for Adaptive Systems Applications (CASA) Inc., a privately-held advanced analytics company that developed analytic software and services for risk, operations and marketing applications within the financial services industry. CASA was acquired by HNC in 1999. Hansen's previous experience also includes executive roles at Citicorp (now CitiGroup), Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP) and Chase Manhattan Bank (now JP Morgan Chase).
Recognized throughout the industry for his work and leadership, Hansen was named the Ernst & Young's 2007 Entrepreneur of the Year for San Diego in the Emerging Growth category and the Los Alamos National Laboratory's Entrepreneur of the Year in 1998. Hansen is also a member of the Board of Directors for the San Diego Software Industry Council and the San Diego American Electronics Association (AeA) Technology Board.
- BA, Harvard University
- MBA, University of Chicago
Ted Alexander is a founding Associate of Mission Ventures and a Managing Partner of Mission Ventures III. Prior to joining Mission Ventures, Ted worked closely with the founders of Sandpiper Networks, in Business Development and Market Analysis. Sandpiper was subsequently acquired by Digital Island. Similarly, he assisted GE Information Services with the launch of an electronic data interchange service for the Internet.
Previously, Ted was a Platoon Commander in the US Navy SEALs, and a Division Officer aboard a US Navy destroyer.
Ted's investment focus has been predominantly in the areas of communications and infrastructure, and is currently serving as a Board Director for MaxLinear, ID Analytics, Networks in Motion, Ortiva Wireless, TelASIC Communications, Verimatrix and LeisureLink. Previously, Ted served on the Board of Zyray Wireless sold to Broadcom for $97M.
- BS, United States Naval Academy
- MBA, Duke University
Prior to joining Canaan Partners in 1995, John served as a Managing Director of Horsley Bridge Partners, a multi-billion dollar private equity investment firm headquartered in San Francisco, California. During his nine-year tenure at Horsley Bridge Partners, he was responsible for a wide spectrum of investment in venture capital partnerships, buyout partnerships and high technology companies. Earlier in his career, he was an engineer at Codenoll Technology Corporation, fiber communications start-up, and Digital Equipment Corporation.
- BS, Cornell University
- MBA, Cornell University
Phil joined Investor Growth Capital's Menlo Park office in February 2004 as a member of the technology investment team focusing on software and technology services investment opportunities.
Prior to joining IGC, Phil spent four and a half years with Morgan Stanley Venture Partners where he was responsible for sourcing and executing investments in later stage technology companies. Phil also spent two years before joining MSVP with Morgan Stanley Capital Partners focusing on investments in software, data communications, media, and specialty manufacturing for the $1.8 billion private equity fund.
- BA, Princeton University
- MBA, Stanford University Graduate School
Noel has been part of the Silicon Valley venture capital community for 35 years. He was co-founder of three successful venture capital backed technology startups, and CEO of two of them, Acurex and Covalent Systems.
- BS, Cornell University
- MBA, Stanford University
From 1987 until 2000, Mr. North served as CEO, President and Director of HNC Software (now Fair Isaac), guiding the company from a start-up to recognition from Forbes as one of the ten most dynamic software companies in the nation. Under North's leadership, the company went public in 1995 and grew to over 1,200 employees and $200 million in revenues by 1999. In addition, North spearheaded development and spin-off of the company's Retek Retail Solutions division, which went public in November of 1999. North serves as a Director for ID Analytics Inc., Profit Line Inc (a teleco outsourcing company), Even Finance (a Personal Loan automation company) and Neighborhood National Bank Corp (a regional Bank in San Diego). Prior to joining HNC, North developed his management skills as a senior executive at TRW for 21 years where he was Vice President and General Manager of the Electronic Systems Group, responsible for a P&L that included over 5,000 employees.
- BS, Stanford University
- MS, Stanford University