GeoComply recruits experienced Chief Financial Officer and Chief Human Resources Officer to drive continued growth
July 6, 2023 (Vancouver, BC) — GeoComply Solutions Inc. (“GeoComply”), a leading provider of cutting-edge anti-fraud and geolocation solutions, is pleased to announce the appointment of two seasoned executives to its leadership team. Lindsey Drake has been appointed as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Kelly Schaefer joins as the Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO).
Drake and Schaefer will both play a crucial role in shaping GeoComply’s continued growth strategies as the company expands. In 2023 alone, GeoComply announced minority investments from Norwest Venture Partners and Arctos Sports Partners and their first acquisition of an innovative technology and solutions platform, OneComply. Each of these events has had a significant impact on GeoComply’s ability to expand into new verticals and accelerate innovation to meet the needs of customers.
As CFO, Lindsey Drake will oversee all financial operations at GeoComply, including financial planning, budgeting, and capital management. With an extensive background in finance and a proven track record of driving growth and profitability, Drake brings a wealth of experience to her position. Her strategic financial acumen and deep understanding of the technology industry will be instrumental in driving GeoComply’s financial success as the company continues its rapid expansion.
As CHRO, Kelly Schaefer will spearhead GeoComply’s human resources strategy, focusing on talent acquisition, development, and engagement. With a strong background in HR leadership and a passion for fostering a positive and inclusive work culture, Schaefer is well-equipped to lead GeoComply’s people-centric initiatives. Her expertise in talent management, organizational development, and employee engagement will be invaluable in attracting top talent and nurturing a high-performing workforce that drives GeoComply’s innovation and success.
The appointments of Drake and Schaefer means that women will account for over 60 percent of GeoComply’s leadership team. The company recently won the Diversity & Inclusion Award at the EGR North America Awards, and its commitment to diversity continues to set it apart in the technology industry.
“We are thrilled to welcome Lindsey and Kelly to the GeoComply team,” said Anna Sainsbury, GeoComply’s CEO. “Their extensive expertise and leadership in their respective fields will be instrumental in guiding our financial strategy and strengthening our talent capabilities. As we continue to expand our market presence and develop groundbreaking cybersecurity solutions, their contributions will be critical in driving our growth and further solidifying our position as a global leader.”
GeoComply provides fraud prevention and cybersecurity solutions that detect location fraud and help verify a user’s true digital identity. Trusted by leading brands and regulators for the past 10 years, the company’s geolocation solutions are installed on over 400 million devices and analyze over a billion transactions each month.
Our award-winning products are based on the technologies developed for the highly regulated and complex US online gaming and sports betting market. Beyond iGaming, GeoComply provides geolocation fraud detection solutions for video broadcasters and online banking, payments and cryptocurrency industries, building an impressive list of customers, including Akamai, Amazon Prime Video, BBC, BetMGM, DraftKings, FanDuel and Sightline.
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