Guardian Analytics Enhances Board of Directors

Greg Owens, IronPlanet CEO, brings decades of experience driving revenue growth in enterprise software sector to anti-fraud solution provider

Jun 28, 2010, 08:30 ET from Guardian Analytics

LOS ALTOS, Calif., June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Guardian Analytics, the innovator in predictive analytics-based fraud prevention software, today announced that IronPlanet CEO Greg Owens has joined its board of directors. Owens joins Foundation Capital general partner Warren Weiss, MarkMonitor CEO Irfan Salim, Sutter Hill Ventures managing director Greg Sands and company CEO Terry Austin.

Owens brings to Guardian Analytics an extensive career as an executive and board member in the enterprise software industry. In addition to his role as CEO and Chairman of the Board of IronPlanet, Inc., Owens also serves on the board of S1 Corporation, a leading provider of payments, online banking, branch banking and lending solutions. He has previously served on the boards of SecureWorks, Inc. and Serena Software, Inc. Prior to joining IronPlanet, he was the managing director at Red Zone Capital, a Washington, D.C. private equity firm focused on strong revenue growth opportunities. Prior to that, he was Chairman and CEO of Manugistics Group, Inc., where he doubled annual revenues to $300 million for the supply chain management software company.

"This is an exciting time to join Guardian Analytics' board of directors," said Owens. "The company has proven technology, highly satisfied customers, and a rapidly growing list of banks and credit unions adopting FraudMAP to solve one of the biggest threats facing financial institutions today - cybercrime. With a powerful vision for the market and an aggressive roadmap, the company is poised to significantly capture market share."

"Greg's insight, business acumen and extensive experience as a trusted advisor in our industry and others will be invaluable as we capitalize on the urgent market demand for solutions that can help financial institutions proactively protect their entire customer base from current and future threats," said Terry Austin, CEO of Guardian Analytics.

About Guardian Analytics

Headquartered in Los Altos, Calif., Guardian Analytics is focused on the prevention of online account fraud. The company's real-time risk management approach to fraud detection, forensics and risk monitoring is built on strong analytics and predictive models of individual behavior. Leading financial services institutions rely on Guardian Analytics to protect individual account assets and the integrity of their online channels. Founded in 2005, Guardian Analytics is privately held with venture funding from Foundation Capital. For more information, please visit

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