Management Team

Stephen Stuut

Chief Executive Officer

Stephen Stuut brings more than 25 years of experience fueling corporate growth in leading technology businesses. Prior to joining Jumio, Mr Stuut served as CEO of TruePosition, a leader in location based services technology. Prior he was President and CEO of Broadband Innovations delivering digital interactivity services to cable TV providers.

Formerly, Mr. Stuut managed the Telecommunications Practice at McKinsey & Company and did business strategy consulting for Booz-Allen & Hamilton in Germany and Braxton Associates (now Deloitte & Touche) in the United Kingdom.

Mr. Stuut holds an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, an MA from the School of Arts & Sciences of the University of Pennsylvania, a BS in electrical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, and an MS from the College of Optical Sciences at the University of Arizona.

Colby Moosman

Chief Financial Officer

Colby Moosman is the Chief Financial Officer at Jumio, where he is responsible for financial planning, operations management and reporting. He has served in leadership positions at both public and private companies including American Airlines during that company’s successful restructuring and Centex Homes, a $10 billion home builder acquired by Pulte. Colby most recently held broad financial and operating responsibilities at Tidemark, an enterprise SaaS start-up acquired by a private equity firm. Colby has an MBA and a Master of Science degree in Accounting from the Cox School at Southern Methodist University and Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Louisiana State University.

Robert E. Prigge

Chief Revenue Officer

Robert E. Prigge serves as Jumio’s Chief Revenue Officer, leading all customer-facing activities including sales, marketing, and support. Prior to Jumio, Robert was the Chief Sales Officer for Gartner Cool Vendor Infrascale as well as Chief Commercial Officer for Kleiner-Perkins’ finance platform CPF. He also served as the VP of Global Sales & Marketing for the Sterling Commerce Division of AT&T through it’s $1.4 billion dollar acquisition by IBM . An expert in global business, he is fluent in Japanese and has lived overseas for nearly 15 years. Robert holds a Bachelors of Science in Engineering from UIUC University of Illinois.

James Cook

General Counsel and Company Secretary

James Cook is general counsel and company secretary at Jumio. He has been practicing law at technology companies in the U.S., Europe and Australia for over 15 years. These companies included Accenture and Hewlett-Packard, where he was responsible for executing large transactions within the private and public sectors. Most recently, James served as general counsel and company secretary of Aconex, culminating in a $140M IPO in December 2014. He also served on the board of directors at Youth Substance Abuse Service, a not-for-profit agency. James is a member of the State Bar of California and admitted as an Australian Legal Practitioner in Victoria, Australia. He holds a Bachelor of Laws degree and a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Mathematics from Monash University.

Labhesh Patel

Chief Technology Officer and Chief Scientist

As CTO and Chief Scientist, Labhesh is responsible for driving Jumio’s innovation in the identity verification space with deep learning, computer vision, and augmented intelligence – an alternative conceptualization of artificial intelligence that focuses on AI’s assisted role to enhance human intelligence. Mr. Patel is an accomplished leader with over 15 years of experience in corporate and entrepreneurial settings. Labhesh has proven experience leading engineering teams, launching new online services (from concept creation to customer delivery), and developing ground-breaking technologies. Mr. Patel has filed 175 patents filed with another 134 patents issued under his name.

Labhesh has served in similar capacities at Cisco, Abzooba, xpresso.ai, Spotsetter, and CellKnight. Mr. Patel holds a Masters of Science in Electrical Engineering (MSEE) from Stanford University and Bachelor of Technology from the Indian Institute of Technology in Kanpur.

Alexey Grubauer

Chief Information Officer

Alexey serves as Jumio’s CIO bringing over 15 years of innovative software development experience to the company. Alexey has deep roots in the payments world having served as Head of Software Development at paysafecard which offers a safe and convenient way for consumers to execute online payments. His client services skills were honed at consulting company EOC/Frontworx where he managed various development teams executing a wide range of projects in the payments and business process arenas. Alexey hold a Master In Business Informatics from Johannes Kepler University.

Philipp Pointner

VP Product

Philipp serves as Jumio’s VP Product and facilitates Jumio’s product strategy. With his team of product managers and designers he turns visions into products. Prior to Jumio Philipp was responsible for paysafecard, Europe’s most popular prepaid solution for purchasing online. At paysafecard he played a primary role in launching the KYC compliant mypaysafecard wallet. Before that Philipp served 10 years at e-commerce giant First Data where he took a deep dive into the classic payment industry. He graduated from University of Applied Sciences Technikum in Vienna.

Christian Schwaiger

Chief Security Officer

Christian’s mission is to ensure that Jumio adheres to the most stringent levels of security and industry regulations and standards as they relate to merchant and customer data security and privacy. After his studies at Vienna University of Technology (TU Vienna) he joined the Institute of Computer Technology of TU Vienna to study fieldbus and smart card security. Later on he was involved in Common Criteria, Visa/Mastercard, ISO 27001 and PCI certification efforts for different companies including a smart card manufacturer. Christian holds a Master Degree in computer science from TU Vienna.

Ervinna Lim

Head of Global Customer Success

Ervinna is the Global Head of Customer Success at Jumio where she is responsible for the team for all onboarding, support and customer success. Ervinna manages a team of sales engineers, support, and professional services representatives. Prior to Jumio, Ms. Lim held leadership and technical roles at eBay and Stubhub. Ervinna has over 16 years of entrepreneurial experience leading mission-critical engineering projects, building robust Agile processes, expanding global support footprints and launching new Cloud-based services. She holds a Bachelor of Information Systems in Information Technology from Queensland University of Technology, Australia.

Dean Nicolls

Head of Global Marketing

Dean Nicolls is Jumio’s most recent addition to the executive team. He has 25+ years experience in B2B marketing focusing on cloud services. These include roles at Starbucks, Microsoft and variety of early stage cloud-based security companies including LiveOffice (acquired by Symantec), TeleSign (acquired by BICS) and, most recently, Infrascale. At Jumio, Dean is responsible for all branding, PR/analyst relations, product messaging, demand generation, and sales/channel enablement. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Pepperdine University and an MBA from the University of Washington.

Karen Treiger

Head of People and Culture

Karen Treiger is the Head of People and Culture and in charge of strategically leading Jumio’s global people and culture organization, building talent management and helping drive its IDEAL culture. She brings more than 20 years of experience working with start-up and Fortune 500 companies providing HR leadership aligning with company’s business goals and growth initiatives. Karen has served in various HR leadership and consultant roles with YouSendIt, Shazam, Hewlett Packard, Omnicell and Informatica. Karen holds a master’s degree in human resources from Michigan State University.

Board of Directors

Ben Cukier

Ben Cukier founded Centana Growth in 2015 and is one of its Managing Partners. Before founding Centana Growth, Ben spent over 20 years in growth equity and finance. Ben has developed a keen understanding of the key players, regulatory environment and complexities of the asset management sub sector, as well as the broader financial services world. He previously led investments in companies including Aspire, Cloudmark, ETF Securities, IndexIQ (acquired by NYLife), Powershares (acquired by Invesco), Swan Global, and VelocityShares (acquired by Janus).

Ben spent 16 years at FTV Capital, a $2 billion growth equity fund, where he was an equity partner, served on the management committee and led investments in financial services.

Before FTV, Ben served on the telecommunications and media team at Madison Dearborn Partners in Chicago and was a consultant at McKinsey & Company.

He received a BS in finance and a BA in international relations summa cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Eric Byunn

Eric Byunn founded Centana Growth in 2015 and is one of its Managing Partners. Before founding Centana Growth, Eric spent 13 years at FTV Capital where he was a partner, served on the management committee, and led investments in enterprise technology. Eric currently serves on the Boards of Catalyst Repository Systems and Cloudmark and previously led investments in companies including Centro, Coremetrics (acquired by IBM), Covario (acquired by Dentsu Aegis Network), GMI (acquired by WPP), KVS (acquired by Veritas), MarketShare Partners, PSS Systems (acquired by IBM), Sourcecode/K2, and Varicent (acquired by IBM).

Prior to FTV, Eric served as Director of Online Services at myCFO, a startup wealth management firm. He has held several positions at Netscape/AOL, including management of Netscape’s Personal Finance Channel and product management for the Netscape Navigator browser prior to the acquisition by AOL. He also has worked at Microsoft and McKinsey & Company.

He received an AB summa cum laude in economics with additional focus in computer science from Harvard College and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar. Eric is also a CFA Charterholder.

Joseph Kao

Joe Kao joined Millennium in 2008 and focuses on investments in enterprise software and new financial technologies and markets. He is active in managing Millennium’s investments in Good Technology (acquired by Blackberry), Lookout, Art.com, and LifeLock (NYSE: LOCK).

Joe has been involved with prior Millennium realizations that include NetSpend (NASDAQ: NTSP, then acquired by TSYS), Wayport (acquired by AT&T), PlaySpan (acquired by Visa), Datapipe (acquired by ABRY), ID Analytics (acquired by LifeLock), Green Dot (NYSE: GDOT), Tumblr (acquired by Yahoo) and HauteLook (acquired by Nordstrom).

Previously, Joe was with Garnett & Helfrich Capital, where he specialized in venture buyout transactions. He sourced and evaluated new investments, mainly in the areas of IT infrastructure, application software, and mobility, and worked closely with portfolio company managers on strategic and operational initiatives.

Prior to Garnett & Helfrich, Joe worked in the mergers and acquisitions group at Credit Suisse, with a primary focus on clients in the technology and pharmaceutical industries. He advised clients on buy-side, sell-side, and strategic advisory assignments, resulting in over $7.5 billion of aggregate transaction value. Joe was also a management consultant at McKinsey and Company.

Joe earned his Master of Business Administration from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Arts from Stanford University, where he was a President’s Scholar.

He was also a member of the men’s varsity tennis team at Stanford.