Ian Brookes
Chairman

Appointed to the Board in 2011, Ian has served as the Sphonic Chairman since launch bringing a wealth of experience from having taken his private IT consultancy from an SME, through to AIM listing to the main FTSE market. An accountant by trade, having qualified with PWC, Ian provides Sphonic a strong blend of financial and commercial acumen. Ian has mentored a wide range of technology start-ups over a number years, keeping pace with the on-going trends in the industry.

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Riten Gohil
CEO

Appointed to the Board in 2013, prior to Sphonic, Riten was at Visa Europe where he led digital authentication initiatives, such as Visa Codesure and Verified by VISA. Strongly networked in the anti-fraud community, Riten devised industry-wide programmes with APACS (UK Payments) where he chaired the Home Office’s Identity Theft consumer protection group. He has previously worked at the Serious Fraud Office and starts-ups such as flutter.com and MinutePay.fr in Paris.

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Andy Lee
Founder & Chief Product Officer

Appointed to the board in 2011, Andy founded Sphonic, with a number of the senior management team after recognising the challenges from on-going innovation in the digital risk management space. Through the experiences from The E-KYC consultancy, Andy developed the Sphonic Workflow Manager technology. Previously, Andy worked at WorldCom, LastMinute.com and IVOBANK, developing market-leading fraud management teams and processes from the very dawn of Internet Commerce.

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Terry Chow
Chief Operating Officer

Appointed to the Board in 2011, Terry worked with Andy at IVOBANK and was involved in the development of Sphonic. He was pivotal to the design and construction of the Workflow Manager technology. Terry has worked for organisations such as Barclays, where he was involved in the early stages of development of their successful online banking service.

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Richard Reid
Strategic Technology Director

Appointed to the Board in 2014, Richard has been working at the Discovery Channel for a number of years, in a variety of roles. He has a wealth of experience in managing major technology infrastructure projects across the globe, along with a strong commercial focus. Richard previously worked at Betfair and Time Life, involved in managing complex platforms in fast-moving organisations.

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