About Acuant


MULTI-PLATFORM

Acuant enables businesses to capture customers’ identity data using any scanning or mobile device (Apple, Android, Windows, HTML5). Our customer friendly solutions easily integrate into any environment, in the cloud or locally.


GLOBAL

Acuant verifies identity credentials issued from all 50 US states and over 200 countries utilizing the industry’s largest document library.  Executing over 1M global deployments, clients include start-ups, Fortune 500 and FTSE 350 organizations.


REVENUE ENHANCING

Acuant solutions address various levels of protection desired or required to safeguard against identity theft and fraud. Our technology reduces risk while saving valuable time, streamlining operations and impressing customers.

 

Executive Management

Yossi Zekri

President & CEO

Yossi joined the Acuant team in May 2008 and has been holding the reins as CEO. He has extensive management experience including many years at the helm of IPD and Maxsys Technologies as well as VP & General Manager of Federal Mogul FP Diesel division. Yossi holds a BS degree in biological science and an MBA from the University of California, Irvine.

Bruce Ackerman

Executive VP of Global Sales

Bruce has over 25 years’ experience in successfully building sales teams and growing the sales of those companies. He was part of the sales team at World-Check that successfully grew sales to a point where they were subsequently acquired by Thomson Reuters. Prior to that he was part of ABN where he led the SOC program in partnership with the USPS, taking annual sales to $1 billion. His global expertise as a proven senior executive will enable him to guide Acuant towards a successful future. Bruce holds a BS from Georgetown University and an MBA from Hogeschool Nijenrode in The Netherlands.

Stephen Maloney

Executive VP of Business Development & Strategy

Stephen joined Acuant in May 2016 with the acquisition of AssureTec. Prior he was Co-founder, Director and President of SolutionPoint International, a diversified security and risk management company, and Chairman of Design2Launch, a pioneer in digital workflow software that was sold to Eastman Kodak Company (NYSE:EK). As EVP of MSA, a leader in explosive detection services, he was at one of the first companies to receive Safety Act certification by DHS. Earlier he co-founded and was CEO of i3 Mobile, a leader in wireless information leading the company to a successful IPO (NASDAQ:IIM). He graduated from Fordham, has an M.B.A. and holds or has held TS clearance.

Board of Directors

  • RICH ERICKSON

    Richard Erickson holds the position of Chairman of the board for Acuant as well as the Managing Director of Lightview Capital. He is a seasoned technology executive and investor with almost 30 years of experience. Richard previously served as a General Partner with Updata Partners, a $450 million growth equity investment fund focused on market leading software, internet and business services companies. While at Updata, he was involved in a host of investments including serving on the Board of Directors for Acclaris, Jobs2Web, Redvision, Interactions and RES Software.

  • CONOR MULLETT

    Conor Mullett is a Managing Director of Lightview Capital and brings over 19 years of private equity experience, including leading and monetizing investments in buyouts, growth equity and venture capital. Conor’s experience includes being the Co-Founder and General Partner of Updata Partners, a growth equity firm with $450million assets under management, where he was involved in all aspects of firm management. While at Updata, he was involved in a host of investments including serving on the Board of Directors for eSecurity (sold to Novell), Getpaid (sold to Sunguard), Netkey (sold to NCR), Jobs2Web (sold to Successfactors/SAP), iContact (sold to Vocus), Pulsepoint, Amber Road, Ordermotion (sold to Netsuite), Foresee and Pet360.

  • DAN MAY

    Daniel May joined Insight Venture Partners in 2010. He previously worked at The Daily Caller as a business analyst, conducting research in online marketing and content distribution strategies. At Insight, Dan has been responsible for the sourcing and closing of an acquisition in Australia by a current portfolio company. Dan graduated summa cum laude from Princeton University with a degree in Political Economy. In college, Dan was an avid and successful debater, achieving two trips to the World Universities Debating Championships. He is a French speaker.

  • ROBERT CHEFITZ

    Robert Chefitz is a 32 year veteran of the private equity industry, and has built an investment track record with superior returns by leading and participating in numerous early stage investments and leveraged buyouts. He has specialized in security industry investments since 1990. In 2007, Mr. Chefitz founded Egis Capital Partners in order to capitalize on his deep security industry investment expertise.

  • DANNY HATZAV GENERAL MANAGER, ACUANT – ISRAEL

    Danny Hatzav founded Acuant in 1999 and led the company to become the leading provider of medical card, passports and driver’s licensing scanning solutions. Prior to starting Acuant, he was the Senior Executive Sales Manager of Agilent Technologies, Israel. Danny has a BSCEE degree from the University of Bridgeport and Masters in Science Management from New York Polytechnic.

  • YOSSI ZEKRI PRESIDENT & CEO

    Yossi Zekri joined the Acuant team in May 2008 and has been holding the reins as CEO.  He has extensive management experience including many years at the helm of IPD and Maxsys Technologies as well as the position of VP and General Manager of Federal Mogul FP Diesel division. Yossi holds a BS degree in biological science and an MBA from the University of California Irvine.

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