OUR ADVISORS

Data Safeguard™

Data Safeguard’s™ selective process brings on highly qualified advisors to the board to help grow the company while maintaining its core tenets and values

 

 

Team Profiles

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Elliott Lowen
Advisory Board Moderator

Elliott will moderate, facilitate, review and guide the advisory board to help Data Safeguard innovate the most technologically advanced products in the Data Privacy and Synthetic Fraud market segment.

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Susan Palm
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David Hahn

Susan Palm joins the Data Safeguard Advisory Board with over 25 years’ experience in executive roles at several fortune 500 companies, leading teams focused on Compliance, Regulatory Affairs, InfoSec, Risk Management and Customer Success.  In her current role, as head of Customer Advocacy at MetricStream, a SaaS industry leader in GRC, Ms. Palm prioritizes customer interactions to understand current challenges facing the industry.  Her market knowledge combined with business and technology acumen, and a passion to serve the customer will empower and mature Data Safeguard to support explosive growth.  Ms. Palm will primarily focus on customer advocacy and product definition for individual customers as well as the general market.

Ms. Palm received her B.A. in Economics from Lawrence University and graduated from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business’ Executive Management Program.

David Hahn joins the Data Safeguard Advisory Board with over 30 years’ experience in executive roles at several fortune 500 companies, leading teams with major focus on Information Security, Risk Management and Technology services. These include Wells Fargo Bank, Intuit, Hearst and Silicon Valley Bank.  David also advises several startups on growth strategy, market positioning, customer implementation, capital management and investment planning.  He also works closely with many Venture firms supporting startups and pushing the innovation economy.   

Mr. Hahn received his BS in Business Administration and Accounting from San Jose University and MBA (Investments) from Golden Gate University. 

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Ken Chrisman
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Ashok Moorthy

Ken Chrisman joins the Data Safeguard Advisory Board with over 35 years’ experience in executive roles at American Express, The Doctor’s Insurance Company, and Wells Fargo Bank. Leading the board of directors at The Doctors Company, 2008 – 2016, Mr. Chrisman chaired the Governance and Technology Committees. He has provided oversight for several S&P100 companies, managing their technology evolution.  Ken has held CIO roles, providing direction and guidance for information and operational systems, in addition to helping companies during periods of organic growth and acquisitions.

Mr. Chrisman received his BA in Engineering from University of California, Davis.

Ashok Moorthy joins the Data Safeguard Advisory Team after spending his entire working career of almost 30 years at Wells Fargo and Company. During this time, he rose through the ranks managing large teams with focus on Technology, Operations, Finance, and Governance. He oversaw a global team of over 1000 resources with an annual operating budget in excess of $100M. Ashok received his B.S(Electrical Engineering) from the University of Bombay (India) and his MBA (Marketing/Finance) from U.C (Berkeley). Ashok retired early in 2008 as an EVP.  Since then, beyond travel and family, he mentors future leaders with their career decisions, work/life balance and finance management.