As Vice President of Strategy and Business Development, Kurt is responsible for Beyond Identity’s strategic growth initiatives, technology alliances, and channel relationships. Kurt comes to Beyond Identity from GreatHorn, a leader in cloud email security, where he was responsible for technology and channel relationships. Prior to GreatHorn Kurt was at FastPay, a leader in media finance solutions, where he managed FastPay’s strategic partners and served as GM of emerging products. Kurt came to FastPay via its acquisition of AnchorOps where he served as SVP Marketing & Corporate Development leading marketing, product management, and strategic alliances.
Prior to AnchorOps, Kurt was VP of Strategy & Corporate Development for Courion Corporation, a leader in identity and access management software, where he was responsible for corporate and product strategy, channels and alliances, and M&A activity. Kurt was instrumental in positioning Courion as an industry leader and served as its primary spokesperson and evangelist. Prior to Courion, Kurt was VP of the Service Management Strategies at META Group (acquired by Gartner) where he established himself as a leading authority in the areas of IT service management and security markets. Kurt has also held senior positions with The Bentley Company (acquired by eLoyalty), International Data Corporation (IDC), and Digital Equipment.
Kurt currently serves on the Board of Cambridge Savings Bank and holds Bachelor of Science degrees in both Marketing and Finance from Boston College.
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