OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., and ZURICH, Dec. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (Nasdaq: VDSI; www.vasco.com), a leading software security company specializing in strong authentication products and services, announced today that Matt Moog has been appointed to its Board of Directors.
Mr. Moog, 42, is the Founder and CEO of Viewpoints, LLC, a leading consumer ratings and reviews service ( www.viewpoints.com). In this role, Mr. Moog is responsible for leading the company to create innovative products and services that help consumers make smart decisions and help businesses gain valuable feedback. In addition, Mr. Moog is Founder of Built In, a network of regional online communities that connect, educate, and promote digital entrepreneurs and innovators. Mr. Moog is also the founder of the FireStarter Fund, an early stage investment fund focused on digital technology companies, and chaired the project to launch 1871, a 50,000 square foot co-working center for technology startups in Chicago.
Previously, Mr. Moog served as President & CEO of publicly-traded Q Interactive, EVP Sales and Marketing at CoolSavings, Inc. the predecessor to Q Interactive and Business Development Manager at Microsoft.
Mr. Moog holds a BA in Political Science from George Washington University.He serves and has served on a variety of boards including Chicago Public Media, Francis W. Parker School, and the Chicago Chapter of the Young Presidents Organization. Previously Mr. Moog also sat on the boards of the Interactive Advertising Bureau, Direct Marketing Association and the Word of Mouth Marketing Association. "We are very pleased to have Matt join VASCO's Board of Directors," stated T. Kendall Hunt, VASCO's Chairman & CEO. "His knowledge of the B-to-C sector will serve VASCO well. Additionally, Matt will help our Board and Company better understand and anticipate the online consumer industry, which will help us in our efforts to make MYDIGIPASS.COM a global success." Mr. Moog commented, "I am very excited to be associated with VASCO, a leading company in the authentication sector. I look forward to working with the management team and Board of VASCO as they plan for and manage their future growth in the b-to-c area and in the consumer-facing security services sector in particular."