Outseer appoints former TransUnion executive Scott Olson as its CMO

Scott Olson, Chief Marketing Officer at Outseer

Outseer, a provider of payment authentication and monitoring solutions, announced the appointment of Scott Olson as Chief Marketing Officer. Olson will spearhead Outseer’s mission to liberate the world from transactional fraud and build on the firm’s heritage of innovation.

What does Scott bring to Outseer in the new role?

Throughout his illustrious career, Scott Olson has served as an innovator and marketing leader at security and fraud management companies that have delivered solutions to the financial services, ecommerce, and public sector industries among many others. Olson joins Outseer after serving as Vice President of Global Product Marketing at TransUnion overseeing go-to-market strategy for seven global solution lines with teams across the world.

Prior, Olson was a pioneer in security and fraud management where he led marketing at multiple successful companies including iovation. Olson oversaw marketing and product strategy at iovation, a market leader in using device intelligence and reputation to fight fraud.

He was also a co-founder of WheelGroup in the late 1990’s where he helped drive market success for intrusion detection solutions culminating in an acquisition by Cisco Systems.

Olson was VP of Marketing at WholeSecurity that delivered solutions to malware. The firm’s success led to an acquisition by Symantec. In 2007 Olson was the recipient of the Duke University Distinguished Young Alumni Award for Engineering for his work in cyber security.

What were the executives’ thoughts on the appointment?

“We feel fortunate to have found Scott. He has an impressive track record of leading high-performing marketing teams at innovative private and publicly traded companies. Notably, much of his track record was built in transactional fraud management businesses serving our core customer markets,” commented John Filby, Chief Executive Officer at Outseer.

“I’m honored to be appointed during this exciting time for Outseer. The need for innovative solutions that combat financial crime in traditional and emerging payments has never been greater. I look forward to working with our team, clients, and partners,” said Olson.