Management

Shrey Bhatia

Shrey Bhatia

Shrey Bhatia

President and CEO

As President and CEO of Reputation.com, Shrey Bhatia brings more than twenty years of experience in building and managing world-class teams in the enterprise software, storage and cloud computing space to his role.

Before taking the helm as CEO in 2015, Shrey was responsible for Reputation.com’s global Sales, Marketing and Product organizations as President. Under his capable stewardship, Reputation.com’s enterprise business in particular saw significant growth, with the addition of many Fortune 500 and Global 2000 businesses to the Reputation.com portfolio.

Prior to his tenure at Reputation.com, Shrey served as senior vice president, worldwide field operations at Zscaler, the world’s largest stand-alone cloud security provider. There, he built field organizations across the U.S., Europe, Asia and Latin America. Prior to that, Shrey grew IronPort’s international revenues from zero to a $250 million run-rate by building and managing operations across 40 countries. He has held executive and strategic roles at Cisco Systems, IronPort Systems (acquired by Cisco) and Veritas Software (acquired by Symantec), GE and GE Capital.

Shrey earned his MBA at Harvard University and his bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Rutgers University.

Shrey Bhatia
Michael Fertik

Michael Fertik

Michael Fertik

Executive Chairman and Founder

Michael Fertik founded Reputation.com with the belief that people and businesses have the right to control and protect their online reputations and privacy. He led the company with distinction as CEO for nearly a decade before transitioning to his current Executive Chairman role in August 2015.

As Executive Chairman and as an ongoing member of the board, Michael continues to help guide the company and engage in strategic marketing and client development. He supports the Reputation.com management team with his unique vision as a pioneer in the online reputation and Big Data/Big Analysis space, helping the company expand and grow in the enterprise and consumer markets.

A futurist, Michael is credited with pioneering the field of online reputation management (ORM) and lauded as the world's leading cyberthinker in digital privacy and reputation.

Michael was named Entrepreneur of the Year by TechAmerica, an annual award given by the technology industry trade group to an individual they feel embodies the entrepreneurial spirit that made the U.S. technology sector a global leader.

He is a member of the World Economic Forum Agenda Council on the Future of the Internet, and a recipient of the World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer 2011 Award. Through his leadership, the Forum named Reputation.com a Global Growth Company in 2012.

Michael is an industry commentator with guest columns in Harvard Business Review, Reuters, Inc.com and Newsweek. Named a LinkedIn Influencer, he regularly blogs on current events as well as developments in entrepreneurship and technology. Michael is the co-author of two books, Wild West 2.0 (2010), and The New York Times bestseller, The Reputation Economy (2015).

He frequently appears on national and international television and radio, including the BBC, Good Morning America, Today Show, Dr. Phil, CBS Early Show, CNN, Fox, Bloomberg, and MSNBC.

Michael founded his first Internet company while at Harvard College. He received his JD from Harvard Law School.

Michael Fertik
Mark Phillips

Mark Phillips

Mark Phillips

Chief Financial Officer

Mark Phillips brings over two decades of financial and operational experience to Reputation.com, and is responsible for leading all aspects of the company’s global financial operations. Phillips has extensive experience in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and fund raising.

Phillips has spent his entire career in Silicon Valley, and his leadership spans early-stage start-ups through public companies. Most recently, Phillips served as the chief financial officer of RichRelevance, Inc.

Phillips holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of California at Los Angeles.

Mark Phillips
Pascal Bensoussan

Pascal Bensoussan

Pascal Bensoussan

Chief Product Officer

Pascal Bensoussan leads the overall vision, strategy, roadmap, and go-to-market plans for Reputation.com’s Enterprise platform. Bensoussan has built a career driving the growth, profitability, and successful exit for several enterprise SaaS startups backed by venture capital firms such as Accel Partners, Foundation Capital, and KPCB.

Prior to Reputation.com, Bensoussan served as Chief Strategy Officer for media intelligence startup Aggregate Knowledge, taking the company from zero to a $20M run-rate within five years followed by a successful acquisition by Neustar in 2013 as the leading data management platform in the advertising technology space. Prior to Aggregate Knowledge, Bensoussan was VP of Product for media monetization startup Rapt, where he held an executive leadership role in the company’s double-digit revenue growth and strategic sale to Microsoft in 2008.

Bensoussan is an investor and board member for several startups, as well as a frequent speaker at industry conferences. He received a master’s degree from Stanford University and graduated from Ecole Polytechnique in France.

Pascal Bensoussan
Rich Matta

Rich Matta

Rich Matta

Senior Vice President and General Manager, Consumer Business

Rich Matta currently serves as Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Consumer business at Reputation.com, responsible for product direction and development, sales and marketing.

Rich came to Reputation.com from Support.com, a leading provider of cloud software and services for technology support, where he was a key member of the early founding team that grew the company to a $100M run rate by 2013. Most recently, Rich launched and led Support.com's SaaS platform business and served as Senior Vice President and General Manager. Prior to running the SaaS business, Rich led product development as Vice President of Engineering.

Previously, Rich held multiple leadership and executive roles in product management and engineering at SupportSoft, culminating in the sale of the business to Consona Corporation (now part of Aptean) in 2009.  After earning his degree in Economics with high honors from Pomona College, Rich spent a number of years with Deloitte Consulting, where he managed and delivered a series of technology projects in the US and Europe.

Rich Matta
Joy Ghosh

Joy Ghosh

Joy Ghosh

Vice President, Enterprise Sales

Joy Ghosh leads Reputation.com’s Enterprise Sales business. He brings with him more than twenty years experience in the enterprise software, security and the cloud computing space.

Most recently, Ghosh served as Vice President, Asia Pacific and Japan at Extreme Networks. Prior to that, Ghosh held key global sales leadership roles at Zscaler, the leader in cloud delivered security, IronPort Systems (acquired by Cisco) and Symantec. At IronPort, Ghosh grew business in his region from zero to $37M in 3 years, recording the fastest growth internationally.

In each of these organizations, he built world-class teams from scratch and has recorded consecutive triple digit growth for the last 10 years.

Ghosh holds an MBA and a degree in electrical engineering.

Joy Ghosh
Tom Dignan

Tom Dignan

Tom Dignan

Chief Technology Officer, Consumer

Tom Dignan currently leads Reputation.com’s consumer technology and fulfillment organizations. Tom previously led the engineering and research teams, and has been with the company since 2009. Prior to coming to Reputation.com, Dignan served as Vice President of Engineering at Hands-on Mobile, where he managed a cross-functional international team responsible for building infrastructure and applications for mobile devices.

Dignan has also led engineering teams at Yahoo!, Earthlink and Excite@Home, and has proven expertise in architecting large-scale consumer Internet systems. A graduate of San Francisco State University, where he matriculated at the age of 15, Dignan received his PhD in high-energy physics from Harvard University and spent time at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center as a postdoctoral scholar.

Tom Dignan
Ankur Bhatnagar

Ankur Bhatnagar

Ankur Bhatnagar

Vice President, International and Worldwide Business Development

Ankur Bhatnagar is responsible for Reputation.com’s international sales and worldwide business development. He brings with him a wealth of experience in strategic partner sales, channel sales, business development, mergers and acquisitions and corporate strategy.

Prior to joining Reputation.com, Bhatnagar led the Cisco Security Business Development team. Earlier, as part of the IronPort acquisition by Cisco, he spent almost 4 years in Europe, where he first built out the Systems Integrator channel (20+ partners) focused on large enterprise accounts and later, managed the entire Cisco Security Channel (450+ partners).

Prior to Cisco and IronPort, Bhatnagar was a strategy consultant at Bain and Co.’s San Francisco office advising executives of Fortune 500 technology leaders. Bhatnagar received his MBA from Harvard University and his M.S. in mechanical engineering from Iowa State University with academic honors. He is an avid sports fan—especially of Lionel Messi and “the beautiful game”—and loves to go running whenever he has time.

Ankur Bhatnagar
Jeff Frankel

Jeff Frankel

Jeff Frankel

Vice President, Consumer Sales

As Reputation.com’s VP for Consumer Sales, Jeff Frankel oversees inside sales, outbound sales, and account management for the company’s consumer business and Special Projects team. Jeff brings almost 20 years of sales leadership to his role, including the planning and implementation of national and international sales strategies for several Fortune 500 companies and a track record of delivering double-digit year-over-year growth.

Prior to joining Reputation.com, Jeff directed inside and field sales teams for a number of major tech companies, including CDW, Insight Enterprises, and EMC. His expertise ranges from organizational leadership and pipeline management to sales training and strategic planning, and he has managed sales divisions of over 100 people with revenues in excess of $800M. Jeff holds a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University and is a graduate of the Executive Scholars Program at Kellogg School of Management.

Jeff Frankel
Chris Sundermeier

Chris Sundermeier

Chris Sundermeier

General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer

Chris Sundermeier is General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer for Reputation.com. He comes to the company after representing various Silicon Valley Internet and technology companies for more than a decade as a litigation partner at Cooley LLP.

There, Chris focused on disputes involving complex commercial contracts and technology agreements, securities, fiduciary duty, mergers and acquisitions, and intellectual property.

Mr. Sundermeier graduated magna cum laude with his law degree from Boston College, where he was a member of the Order of the Coif. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Sundermeier taught philosophy at multiple universities and colleges around New York City while working on a Ph.D. in Philosophy at Fordham University. He also holds an undergraduate degree in English and Philosophy from Creighton University.

Chris Sundermeier