What Comes Next is written by David Brussin.
David Brussin is Founder & CEO of Monetate, Inc. Monetate powers Intelligent Personal Promotions(TM) for online retailers. David is a serial entrepreneur recognized as a leading information security and technology expert, and was honored by MIT’s Technology Review as one of the world’s 100 top young innovators.
In January 2004, David co-founded TurnTide, Inc. around the anti-spam router technology he had invented. As Chief Technology Officer, David also managed engineering and technical operations. TurnTide was acquired by Symantec (SYMC) six months later.
Previously, David co-founded and served as Chief Technology Officer for ePrivacy Group, Inc., which created the Trusted Sender program and Trusted Email Open Standard to protect and grow the email marketing channel. David created products to help email marketers increase response and conversion by protecting their trusted relationship with consumers.
In 1996, David co-founded and served as Vice President of Technology for InfoSec Labs, an information security company dedicated to helping Fortune 1000 companies safely transition their businesses into the online world. Partnering with his clients, David balanced security with the emerging technical challenges of doing business online, and helped many established bricks-and-mortar businesses become multichannel. InfoSec Labs was acquired by Rainbow Technologies, now part of SafeNet (SFNT), in 1999.
David is co-author of Computer Security Handbook (4th Edition), and is a frequent speaker and writer on entrepreneurship and technology. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Invite Media, Inc., a stealth-mode start-up working to analyze and optimize online display advertising.