Name: Craig Ramsay
Company: ID Watchdog
Why Nominated: Craig Ramsay's hard work, dedication and commitment to staying on top of the latest technology has influenced first the protection of sensitive financial information before broadening to include complete identity. He has been committed to creating and providing technology that keeps individuals safe, first with sensitive financial information, and now with their complete identity.
Profile: Before joining ID Watchdog, Ramsay's focus was on securing sensitive financial data, first serving as the director of IT at International Check Services, and then as the chief architect at credit card processing services company First Data. At ID Watchdog he has parlayed that experience and broadened his focus to include complete identity.
Ramsay graduated with a BS in both Mathematics and Computer Science from Ramapo College of New Jersey and quickly made his way up through the ranks of IT world. His tenure at International Check Services started in 2000 about the time cybercriminals were growing more sophisticated. At First Data he skills were put to use creating programs to secure credit card.
Well-established and lauded as a team leader by the time he reached ID Watchdog in 2008, Ramsay has blazed trail with sophisticated programs to protect identities. Ramsay has led the way in creating technology that remains agile to keep up with the growing sophistication of cyber criminals.
What colleagues say: “Through Craig Ramsay's career, he has shown a strong dedication to creating technology that is designed to keep an individual safe. Whether he has been focused on keeping sensitive financial information secure, or providing an individual with the knowledge they require to keep their children safe, Ramsay has shown the ability to remain flexible and stay one step ahead of cyber criminals. Craig is an integral part of the team at ID Watchdog, and without him, ID Watchdog would not be one of the leading companies in their field today.”
- Mike Greene