TYSONS CORNER, Va., Oct. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Datablink, Inc., a global provider of advanced authentication and transaction signing solutions, today announced it appointed Kurt Haufler as its Chief Financial Officer.
Haufler brings more than 20 years of finance experience, offering a proven track record of success in driving multi-year growth objectives for both private and public companies. He most recently served as CFO of RapidAdvance, a Bethesda, Maryland-based financial services firm, where he led transformative initiatives to significantly scale the business and accelerate growth. During his time at RapidAdvance, Rockbridge Growth Equity purchased a majority stake in the firm and became part of Rock Ventures and Quicken Loans family of companies.
Previously, Haufler served as vice president of finance at SkyTerra Communications when the company went public and was later sold with a valuation in excess of $1 billion to Harbinger Capital Partners and subsequently became LightSquared. Other previous positions include director of finance at Motient Corporation and leading the financial planning at SMCo, a manufacturing and engineering division of Raytheon. He holds degrees in finance and marketing from Boston College.
"Datablink is pleased to welcome Kurt as a key member of our executive management team," said Shlomi Yanai, CEO at Datablink. "Kurt brings lengthy experience in finance as well as technology, uniquely positioning him to help propel Datablink's growth as we expand our worldwide reach in protecting online identities and transactions around the globe."
Based in Datablink's headquarters in Tysons Corner, Virginia, Haufler will oversee the company's global finance and operations teams.
Datablink Inc. is a global provider of advanced authentication and transaction signing solutions. Banks and enterprises around the globe rely on Datablink's innovative out-of-band technology to protect millions of online users and transactions every day. Founded in 2014, Datablink is privately held and headquartered in Tysons Corner, Virginia. Visit www.datablink.com.
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