Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Derek Dubner has served as the Chief Executive Officer and a director of red violet since its formation in August 2017 and continuing through its March 2018 spin-off from information and digital performance marketing solutions provider, cogint. Mr. Dubner was appointed as Interim Chairman of the Board of Directors in September 2018 and as Chairman of the Board in April 2020. Mr. Dubner has over 20 years of experience in the data and analytics industry, building leading information management companies.
Mr. Dubner served as the Chief Executive Officer and a director of cogint from March 2016 until the March 2018 spin-off, and previously as Co-Chief Executive Officer from March 2015. Prior to cogint, Mr. Dubner served as General Counsel of TransUnion after it acquired substantially all of the assets of TLO, an information solutions provider, in December of 2013. Mr. Dubner was the General Counsel of TLO from inception to sale. Prior roles include Vice President and Associate Group Counsel at Equifax, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer at Naviant (internet marketing company acquired by Equifax), and Corporate Counsel at Seisint (information solutions provider acquired by RELX’s LexisNexis). Mr. Dubner holds a B.S. in Economics/Finance from Pennsylvania State University and a J.D. from Florida State University College of Law.Read Less
James Reilly is the President at red violet. James has served in an executive management capacity within the data fusion industry for the last eight years, with 20 years of executive experience in data markets.
Previously, James served as an executive with TLO, an information solutions provider, and was responsible for building revenue from start-up to sale to TransUnion. Additionally, Mr. Reilly was responsible for all customer facing departments, the company’s strategic initiatives, and relationship management of key strategic partners and distributors.Read Less
Chief Financial Officer
Dan MacLachlan is the Chief Financial Officer of red violet. Dan brings over 14 years of experience as the chief financial officer of data-driven technology companies.
Previously, Dan served as Chief Financial Officer of information solutions provider, cogint. Dan served in the roles of Director of Finance and Chief Financial Officer at TransUnion after it acquired substantially all of the assets of TLO, an information solutions provider, in December 2013. Dan was the Chief Financial Officer of TLO since its inception. Prior to TLO, Dan served as the Chief Financial Officer of JARI Research Corporation, a partnership with the Mayo Clinic advancing proprietary cancer therapeutic technologies using targeted radioactive therapy. Prior to JARI, Dan was a Special Agent in the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), specializing in the criminal investigation of public corruption and civil rights violations, including government fraud, election fraud, foreign corrupt practices, hate crimes and human trafficking.
Dan holds a B.S. in Business and Finance from Nova Southeastern University, a B.B.A. in Accounting from Florida Atlantic University, and an M.B.A. in Finance from Florida Gulf Coast University.Read Less
Chief Information Officer
Jeff Dell is the Chief Information Officer of red violet. Jeff brings over 20 years of experience in IT and Information Security, working as an executive within data-driven companies for the last 15 years.
Prior to red violet, Jeff served as Chief Information Officer of information solutions provider, cogint. Before joining cogint in 2015, Jeff was the founder and CEO of Activeworx, Inc., an information security data analytics company, which was purchased by Tripwire, Inc. Prior to this, Jeff served as Chief Information Security Officer for TLO (acquired by TransUnion) and Seisint (acquired by Reed Elsevier’s LexisNexis). In the past, Jeff was an instructor for SANS, an information security training organization, where he taught hacking techniques and packet analysis. Jeff has been an Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) member since early 2000 and is a founding member of the ISSA South Florida Chapter. A published author, Jeff has traveled the world speaking about information security.
Jeff holds a B.S. in Business from Arizona State University and has achieved the GCIA and CISSP in addition to numerous other certifications.Read Less
Chief Technology Officer
Angus Macnab is the Chief Technology Officer of red violet. Angus brings over 15 years of experience in data science, engineering, and scientific computing. During his tenure at red violet, Angus has built and designed significant portions of the company’s data fusion, entity resolution, and data matching capabilities.
Angus has held various roles within the company since joining in 2015, most recently as the Senior Vice President of Data Science and Engineering. Prior to red violet, Angus served as Vice President of Analytics and Seattle Operations for information solutions provider, cogint. Angus’s past achievements include sitting on the executive board of the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC), an honorable mention for the 2005 Gordon Bell Award for outstanding achievement in high-performance computing, and numerous peer-reviewed publications and invited presentations at conferences, universities and national laboratories.
Angus received his Ph.D. in computational physics in 2003 from William and Mary and has completed post-doctoral fellowships at the University of Maryland’s Center for Scientific Computation and Mathematical Modeling and the University of Washington’s Plasma Science and Innovation Center.Read Less