Chief Executive Officer
Ajay Nigam joined ID Analytics in May 2017 as Senior Vice President, Product and Technology and was appointed Chief Executive Officer in September 2018. In this role, Nigam is responsible for the full range of services the company provides to enterprises to reduce fraud and to enable enterprise growth.
Nigam brings a proven track record of more than two decades managing P&L, product management and engineering organizations for both large enterprise and early-stage start-up companies to his role. Prior to joining ID Analytics, Nigam served as senior vice president of Products for BrightPoint Security, later acquired by ServiceNow. Prior to BrightPoint, he served as Chief Product Officer for two successful security start-ups. Before leading those early-stage companies, Nigam held strategic and executive leadership roles within product management at Verisign, formerly a Symantec company. He was also the founding co-chair of the O-Auth open standard for authorization, and is a frequent speaker on security, privacy, mobile commerce/payments and cloud services strategies at industry events.
Nigam holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Telecommunications) from the University of Jabalpur, India and is a Fellow of the Institution of Electronic and Telecom Engineering.
Chief Compliance Officer
Ken Meiser is the Chief Compliance Officer for ID Analytics. As CCO, he directs regulatory analysis, compliance, and consumer support programs to ensure adherence to the FCRA, GLBA and similar state laws. Prior to this role he was ID Analytics’ Product Strategist, focusing on fraud, identity and privacy solutions. He has 20 years’ experience in designing and implementing fraud mitigation, compliance and authentication services and products at Cortera, LexisNexis, ChoicePoint and the National Council on Compensation Insurance.
He has provided expert testimony to state and federal regulators on the best practices in identity risk and the use of public records and private consumer data. Meiser serves on the Board of Advisors for the Center for Identity at the University of Texas and recently completed a Master of Science degree in the new Identity Management and Security program at UT. He is a graduate of Florida Atlantic University and served eight years in the U.S. Air Force.
Vice President, Data and Analytics
As Vice President, Data and Analytics for ID Analytics, Carrie Bennett leads the Data and Analytics Group and is responsible for the strategic and tactical operations of the data science and data management teams. In this role, she helps develop solutions that use innovative analytics and data technologies to address fraud and credit risk, and identity authentication and verification for banking, retail, automotive lending, telecommunications, and other industries. In partnership with business and technical stakeholders, she also manages the company’s data strategy.
Bennett started her industry career as a Data Scientist at ID Analytics working on a variety of data and model projects including identity fraud, entity identification and matching, and healthcare claims fraud. Bennett quickly moved into a leadership role as Director of Analytic Services where she oversaw client product testing and customer support analytics. From there she became a Senior Director of Data Analytics at CoreLogic where she worked closely with the Enterprise Data Team to stand up an enterprise-wide data warehouse, actively supported the Model Governance process, and ran a team that specialized in Compliance and Credit Product analysis. Prior to coming to the industry, she was a Project Scientist at the University of California San Diego working jointly in the Artificial Intelligence and Human Computer Interactions laboratories.
Bennett earned a BA in Visual Arts & Media and a PhD in Cognitive Science from the University of California San Diego.
Vice President of Product Management
As Vice President of Product Management for ID Analytics, Aaron Kline leads the company’s identity, credit, and innovation product lines. His extensive product development experience enables Kline to balance the need for optimal customer experiences with the requirements of risk management.
Prior to this role, Kline led the Innovation and New Ventures team as well as the eCommerce product lines at the Company. Prior to joining ID Analytics, Kline led product and innovation efforts at various companies including Intuit, Provide Commerce, and The Home Depot. Kline holds a BA and MBA from Emory University.
Senior Vice President of Sales
Matt McAluney assumed the role of senior vice president of sales at ID Analytics in December 2014. McAluney oversees all revenue generation and client relationship management functions at ID Analytics. He is responsible for enhancing our corporate strategy to help meet both near-term and long-term revenue goals. From November 2013 to December 2014, McAluney served as vice president of sales for the financial services business at ID Analytics.
McAluney has more than twenty years of sales and executive leadership experience in both large and small enterprises. Prior to joining ID Analytics in 2013, McAluney was the vice president of sales at Equifax where he led new client development, marketing partnerships and served as general manager of a high growth market for Equifax’s personal information solutions business unit. In that role, he led strategy development, strategic planning, product development, marketing, and P&L management. Prior to Equifax, he also held sales and business development roles with Proficient Systems, Yodlee, Parametric Technologies, and Black and Decker.
McAluney holds an MBA from Emory University and a BBA from Loyola University.
People and Culture Leader
Jennifer Bigelow is an accomplished Human Resources (HR) professional with 20-plus years of experience. In her role at ID Analytics, she partners with executive leaders to achieve organization and business alignment. She is responsible for the implementation of policies and procedures and group benefits programs, ensures compliance with regulations and oversees the delivery of HR initiatives across the organization.
Bigelow successfully managed the company’s transition through its 2012 acquisition by LifeLock and again during the 2017 $2.3 billion acquisition by Symantec, advising management on appropriate legal, ethical and other sensitive human resource matters. She was instrumental in identifying HR challenges, integrating HR practices and company cultures, managing expectations and ensuring communication with employees at every step in the process.
Prior to joining ID Analytics in 2006, Bigelow was a benefits analyst for FICO (formerly HNC Software, Inc.). She conducted market studies and analysis on various benefit plans and their cost and made recommendations for carrier and plan design changes that resulted in significant savings for the company. Bigelow also provided expert consulting services for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) due diligence, preparation and execution.
Bigelow specializes in Executive Coaching, M&A, Performance Management, Employee Relations, Recruitment, Health and Welfare Plan Design and Systems. She is committed to fostering a collaborative, fun work culture for all employees based on values and respect.