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A company built so brands can thrive.

Appdetex is a global leader in securing your brand’s digital footprint. We are a full-service brand protection company in the online and mobile brand protection space and also offer domain name registration and management services.

Appdetex is in the business of solving business problems related to digital risks. With deep roots in intellectual property law and applying technical innovation to securing brands, Appdetex is dedicated to the success of brand protection professionals and is trusted by some of the world’s largest brands, including consumer goods, gaming platforms, media, entertainment, and financial services companies.

Founded in 2012 by brand protection veterans, the Appdetex team applies decades of experience in digital risk mitigation to your brand challenges. Disrupting highly-organized, automated and widespread systems of abuse requires technology and expertise. Our team has extensive experience in crafting efficient enforcement strategies at scale, from traditional takedown notices to deactivating networks of bad actors at their source. As a result, Appdetex provides comprehensive brand protection that mitigates a wide spectrum of abuse – swiftly.

Leadership Team

Faisal Shah – Co-Founder and CEO

Throughout his career, Faisal has recognized both the opportunities and the pitfalls that the internet brings to brands and has proven adept at applying technology to address these risks. As the founder of enterprise brand protection pioneer MarkMonitor, Inc. and First to File Technologies, Inc., Faisal is considered to be one of the original pioneers of online brand protection.

Adam Busch – CFO

Adam Busch has 15 years of experience in accounting and finance in the tech and software industry, specifically using SAAS business models. He has participated in multiple M&A transactions, operating within various ownership structures including venture capital, private equity and public companies.

Frederick Felman – CMO

Frederick Felman brings 30 years of success in product and marketing roles at high-growth private and public companies to Appdetex. He has extensive experience in branding and leading global marketing strategies and is an active participant in internet policy development in the ICANN community. Fred served as the CMO of MarkMonitor before its acquisition by Thomson Reuters.

Susan Kawaguchi – Policy and Business Development

Susan Kawaguchi has spent more than 20 years in the field of domain name management and online intellectual property protection for major internet brands She has extensive experience in developing risk mitigation strategies in domain names, marketplaces, social media and mobile apps. She is recognized throughout the ICANN community as an effective advocate for protecting brands in domain name policy.

Alexis Meghrouni – Director Enforcement Strategies & Services

Alexis Meghrouni has 18 years in online intellectual property protection for some of the world’s largest corporations. Alexis is a member of the California Bar and practiced law in Southern California prior to her work in the field of online intellectual property protection.

David Montz – CTO

David Montz is a software, internet and cloud engineering veteran with more than 20 years of experience leading software development teams to create market-leading technology platforms. With a background that spans categories as diverse as B2B Enterprise SaaS to large-scale consumer-facing social networks, David is an expert at bringing high-calibre products to market.

Kevin Williams – SVP, Customer Success

Kevin Williams is SVP, Customer Success, and is responsible for Appdetex’s customer success and managed services functions. Kevin brings more than 2 decades of experience, passionately driving customer results and helping high-growth SaaS businesses scale. Before joining Appdetex, Kevin held leadership roles at both private and public companies. Outside of work, Kevin can be found cheering on his 3 kids in sporting events and coaching middle school football.

Krissa Wrigley – Director of Operations

Krissa Wrigley’s career in economic development in Idaho and Oregon has spanned both the private and public sectors, with experience in academia, market research and entrepreneurial organizations. She has worked in a variety of roles with economic development organizations in the Boise Valley and served as a professor of economics.

We’re Hiring

Secure the world’s most valued brands.

We believe that people have a right to know that when they interact with a brand—they’re getting it in it’s true form. We exist to help brands, and the people who trust them feel more secure online.

As a part of our brand security team, you’ll work with industry-leading technology, and the finest people in the field to make the digital world more like it was meant to be.

Business Analyst

The Business Analyst is an important resource for our clients. Your responsibilities include understanding the unique landscape of brand challenges for each client, leveraging technology to provide an overview of the scope of issues…

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Customer Relationship Manager

The Customer Relationship Manager is responsible for the overall customer experience (B2B), manages the customer’s domain portfolio, and is a domain industry expert…

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Senior Software Engineer

Appdetex is seeking an experienced Senior Software Engineer to join our passionate group of smart creatives. They will play an intricate role in driving the growth of our rapidly expanding and industry disrupting brand…

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Software Engineer

Appdetex is seeking an experienced Software Engineer to join our passionate group of smart creatives. They will play an intricate role in driving the growth of our rapidly expanding and industry disrupting brand protection technologies…

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Solutions Engineer

The Solutions Engineer plays a critical role in our Sales team, supporting the pre-sales process. Working alongside the Sales and Product Teams, the Solutions Engineer identifies the business problem(s) and client need(s)…

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Systems Engineer – Internal

The Systems Engineer – Internal at a high-level, ensures that the IT infrastructure is in place to meet company needs and is responsible for testing, configuring, and troubleshooting hardware, software, and networking systems…

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Senior UI/UX Designer

Appdetex is looking for an experienced UI/UX Designer. The ideal candidate thrives at taking complex workflows and creating simple, yet powerful, interfaces….

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