About Us

A global presence for global data

Ekata is an international identity data company with offices in Seattle and Budapest. We provide businesses with global identity verification solutions via enterprise-scale APIs and web tools to help companies identify legitimate customers, prevent fraudulent transactions, and smooth new customer creation. Our real-time data integrates into existing platforms, authentication workflows, and data models to help your business confidently assess and verify consumer identities worldwide.

Our foundation is data at massive scale. As a leader in identity data, Whitepages developed our own fully-integrated, high-availability Identity Graph database which houses more than 5 billion global identity records. These records have been curated and corroborated from hundreds of different sources to deliver unparalleled coverage, accuracy, and performance in identity verification. Businesses of all sizes including Microsoft, Western Union, Under Armour, Priceline, American Airlines, and two of the top three US global banks use Ekata data to mitigate risk and improve the customer experience.

  • Seattle
  • Budapest

Delivering data through powerful partnerships

Get access to Ekata dynamic identity data through the platforms and solutions that you already rely on. Work with our team of top-tier technology partners who provide fraud prevention solutions, communication technologies, lead and application management, and more.

Our Leadership Team

Rob Eleveld

Chief Executive Officer, Ekata Inc.

Rob leads strategy, planning, and execution for Ekata. “I am excited to lead Ekata through its next phase of growth and am very optimistic about what lies ahead for us.” Most recently, Rob was the General Manager of Ekata. Rob has a BA in Engineering Sciences from Dartmouth College and an MS and MBA from Stanford University.

Jason Eglit

Chief Financial Officer, Ekata Inc.

Jason oversees the financial, human resources, legal, and administrative functions of the company. “With the depth of our underlying data, the immense amount of traffic we see across our products, and a rock solid and growing team, I truly believe we have unique opportunity to transform how the world thinks about trusted interactions online.” Prior to Whitepages, Jason was a principal at HIG / Bayside.

Kushal Shah

SVP of Product Management, Ekata Inc.

Kushal leads the Pro product suite built on our best in class identity data. Kushal oversees product strategy, development, and implementation and enjoys talking with customers to better understand their needs to ensure market alignment. Kushal has a Masters in Computer Science and his MBA from the Chicago Booth School of Business.

Tom Donlea

VP, Business Development and Partnerships

Tom leads the efforts to expand the global recognition of Ekata as the definitive identity verification data provider for risk management. He focuses on key partnerships and strategic accounts in eCommerce, online lending, and fintech. Prior to Ekata, Tom was the Director of the Merchant Risk Council.

Will Wyatt

VP of Pro Sales

Will leads our sales operations and customer strategy. He has experience scaling technology and marketing sales organizations in Seattle and is passionate about helping customers discover new solutions. Will earned his MBA from the University of Washington Foster School of Business, though he remains a loyal Oregon Duck fan.

Istvan Karaszi

Director of Pro Engineering

Istvan leads our cross-continental engineering efforts to build enterprise-class data products. He works closely with his team to select, develop, and motivate top global talent. Istvan earned his MSc in Electrical Engineering from the Budapest University of Technology and Economics and has over 15 years of engineering experience.

Beth Shulkin

VP of Pro Marketing

Beth leads global marketing at Ekata where she's responsible for strategic oversight and leadership of product marketing, partner marketing, and sales enablement. She has over 15 years of experience in product and product marketing GTM, spanning several industries including, financial, call center software, and data API technologies.

Ting Van Osdol

Director of Customer Success

Ting oversees Pro's account services team and is focused on a scalable, but flexible, customer success approach. She has been working directly with customers for over 10 years and has substantial international experience. Ting is a native Mandarin speaker and enjoys supporting our numerous and diverse clients overseas.

Spencer McLain

Vice President, EMEA

Spencer leads Ekata’s international expansion efforts and owns key relationships with card brands and payment service providers. He supports multiple fraud platform partnerships, collaborates with Product Management to improve Ekata API products to ensure that they provide maximum lift in risk models and/or rule-sets, and acts as a key liaison to complex data customers who require specialized testing/analysis.

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