Technology >> CEO Interviews >> April 4, 2005

T.kendall Hunt – Vasco Data Security International Inc (vdsi)

Hunt, T. Kendall
T. Kendall Hunt is the Founder, Chairman of the board and Chief Executive Officer of VASCO Data Security International, Inc. VASCO is a multinational IT security corporation, which develops and sells strong authentication and e-signature solutions used to protect users conducting online transactions over the Internet. VASCO has over 10,000 customers in more than 100 countries and is the world leader in authentication in the banking market with 1,700-plus of the world’s leading financial institutions as customers. Mr. Hunt serves or has served on several advisory boards at prestigious universities — including the University of Miami board of trustees, the President’s Council, the board of overseers for Miami’s School of Business — and the MMM dual graduate degree program for Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, and McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science. He was recently named by Illinois Governor Pat Quinn to the newly formed Illinois Innovation Council. Mr. Hunt earned a B.B.A. from the University of Miami, Florida and an MBA from Pepperdine University, Malibu, California, where he was honored with the school’s Distinguished Alumnus Award. Profile
TWST: What is VASCO Data Security International?

Mr. Hunt: VASCO Data Security International is a global company that I

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