REDWOOD CITY, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/13/12 -- OneID, the first digital identity provider to eliminate the need for usernames and passwords, today announced key new additions to its executive team. Casey Newton joined as Vice President of Sales, Clay Hausmann as Vice President of Marketing, and Brian Draves as General Counsel to raise the visibility and market penetration of OneID.
The expansion of the executive team continues the momentum OneID has shown since launching in Spring 2012. OneID signed agreements with a half dozen leading e-commerce platforms in July and introduced its digital identity service in November. OneID has been deployed on sites such as ShoppersChoice, iCount, Bikes for the World and The League of Young Voters and is in development with numerous sites for launch in 2013. With these strategic appointments, OneID will focus on expanding its service in e-commerce, financial services and other industries.
"This is the natural next step in OneID's expansion as we strive to solve one of the Internet's biggest problems," said Alex Doll, OneID CEO. "Casey's impressive career achievements in sales make him an ideal fit for OneID. Clay brings great expertise and versatility across both business and consumer markets which will be critical to our success. And Brian's knowledge in consumer privacy and government policy matters will benefit OneID now and well into the future."
Casey Newton is responsible for all sales activity at OneID. Prior to OneID, Newton served as VP of Sales at Truaxis, a leader in loyalty rewards for thousands of retailers and financial institutions that was acquired by MasterCard Worldwide during his tenure.
Clay Hausmann joined OneID from Plantronics where he served as VP of Corporate Marketing after twelve years on the agency side consulting startups and public companies such as Priceline.com, Sun Microsystems, LG Electronics and Identix. He oversees all global marketing strategy and execution for OneID.
As General Counsel, Brian Draves is responsible for the legal, regulatory and financial reporting functions for OneID. Prior to OneID, Brian served as General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer at Reputation.com, and General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer at PGP Corporation.
OneID is the first digital identity provider to eliminate the need for usernames, passwords and site-specific accounts, making the online experience simpler and more secure. OneID makes online transactions as easy as one click by instantly recognizing individuals through their unique digital identity. OneID combines advanced, military-grade cryptography and a distributed cloud architecture to authenticate users through registered devices, like computers and smartphones. For businesses, OneID reduces fraud and eliminates the costs and risks associated with managing and securing customer accounts and data. Based in Redwood City, Calif., OneID was created by search engine Infoseek founder Steve Kirsch and is backed by Khosla Ventures and North Bridge Venture Partners. For more information or to create your OneID, visit http://www.oneid.com.