About us

Driven by innovation

Trust and convenience
in an increasingly
connected world

Our success is a direct result of the success of our customers.

Mitek brings the future to business with patented solutions and intuitive technologies that bridge the physical and digital worlds. Our leadership in identity verification, including facial biometrics, image capture technology and ID card verification enables customers to confidently onboard users, verify identities within seconds and strengthen security against cybercrimes. Mitek products power and protect millions of identity evaluations as well as mobile deposits every day, around the world.

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and your career

Mitek is led by a team of thinkers, doers and innovators who never stop rethinking what’s possible. We’re constantly collaborating in a culture that welcomes fresh perspectives, fosters creativity and rewards those who are on a relentless mission to come up with the next big idea.

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with the best

You can expect excellence without exception from Mitek. Our team has delivered unparalleled trust and safety in everyday digital experiences for more than 7,500 organizations and 80 million consumers. We adhere to strict standards and lead by example in the global market of digital user verification to help companies effectively and efficiently achieve digital transformation. Read more about our ISO 27001 certification and SOC 2 compliance here.

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Some of our leaders

Max Carnecchia

Max Carnecchia

CEO and Board Member

With more than two decades of experience leading enterprise software, SaaS and analytics companies, Max Carnecchia drives Mitek forward in the ever changing financial landscape. His proven track record of delivering high profitability via digital transformation has fueled consistent growth in shareholder value throughout his career. Before joining Mitek, Max was CEO at Illuminate Education, a leading cloud-based student assessment and reporting platform, where he directed four major acquisitions in less than a year. He also served as CEO of Accelyrs, where he generated a $110 million revenue increase while transforming the company into a top global provider of scientific product lifecycle management software and services. He also guided the publicly traded content management solutions company, Interwoven, through a high-value acquisition as interim CEO. Originally from New Jersey, Max earned his engineering degree from Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken.

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Frank Teruel

Frank Teruel

Chief Financial Officer

Frank Teruel is a technology executive with more than 30 years of experience. He brings a passion for financial inclusion and deep domain expertise in digital identities, cyberthreat, and fraud prevention to Mitek. As CFO and SVP, Frank is focused on scaling the company to facilitate rapid growth and efficiency and expanding our push into our digital identity offerings. Previously, Frank served as the COO of Adara, a predictive intelligence company. Before that, Frank led ThreatMetrix through rapid growth across geographies and industries culminating in an $830 million sale to LexisNexis Risk Solutions, where he subsequently served as SVP and General Manager. Frank is a frequent speaker and thought leader on digital identities, cybersecurity, and internet fraud prevention topics. With a passion for developing the next generation of business leaders, Frank has spent the last ten years serving as an adjunct professor in the MBA program at Santa Clara University’s Leavey School of Business.

Stephen Ritter

Stephen Ritter

Chief Technology Officer

In addition to driving the technical development of Mitek’s award-winning mobile deposit, mobile image capture technology and ID card verification solutions, Stephen Ritter oversees the company’s computer vision and scientific team at Mitek Labs. He has more than 25 years of experience in machine learning, security, cloud and biometric technologies, and brings to the team an innovative source of technical leadership and expertise. Prior to Mitek, he served as SVP of Engineering and Research for Emotient, which was acquired by Apple. Steve played a pivotal role in the development of Emotient’s groundbreaking facial biometrics service, leading the product architecture and development of the industry-first technology. He’s also held CTO and engineering lead roles with Cypher Genomics, Websense and McAfee. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Cognitive Science from the University of California, San Diego and has co-authored eight patents.

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Cindy White

Chief Marketing Officer

International marketing executive with extensive experience across B2B and B2C, Cindy White has a proven record of innovation and leadership and a passion for building brands and product marketing. As Mitek Chief Marketing Officer, Cindy is focused on building a high-performing team of diverse marketers, growing the business profitably, and making Mitek Systems a trusted brand globally.  She leads the company’s global marketing, brand, communications, product marketing, customer acquisition and partner programs. Before joining Mitek, Cindy was Vice President of Marketing at FICO, where she developed a deep interest and expertise in fraud prevention. Previously, she was Director Worldwide Consumer Marketing for Microsoft, leading a global team chartered with the roll out of Office 365 and supporting the success of more than 85 million customers worldwide. 

Passionate about leadership, with more than 25 years of experience in technology, Cindy has developed a reputation for building high-performing teams in complex and fast-paced environments. A native of South Africa, Cindy holds a degree in communications from the Chartered Institute of Marketing Management in Johannesburg.

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Sanjay Gupta

VP, Global Head of Products and Corporate Development

Sanjay Gupta is responsible for global product strategy, identity verification innovation, and fraud prevention to keep customers safe in an increasingly digital economy. He also leads the company’s mergers and acquisitions. Prior to joining Mitek, Sanjay was most recently Vice President of Corporate Development at Accelrys, a life sciences software company providing solutions from research and drug discovery to manufacturing. He has also held senior level corporate and engineering positions with Lockheed Martin and Corvis Corporation. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Arizona and received his MBA from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. 

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Mike Diamond

Michael Diamond

General Manager, SVP Digital Banking

Michael Diamond brought his talents to Mitek in 2012 and now, as Senior Vice-President and GM of Digital Banking, Mike defines and drives our Deposit Solutions unit, making it possible for more than 80 million consumers to deposit checks using their mobile phones.

Mike has held senior business development positions in global companies and curated strategic banking technology partnerships worldwide, as well as serving in Military Intelligence for the US Army Reserve including a deployment to Operation Desert Storm in 1991. Today, he focuses on expanding Mitek’s reach into new areas of the financial services market, including mobile payments, digital deposits, and preventing check fraud. His zest for leadership, innovation, and learning has spanned 20 years of shaping winning cultures. He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in International Business from St. Norbert College. He’s a well-known keynote speaker and regularly writes for his blog on leadership, innovation and personal effectiveness.

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“The process of identity verification touches almost every industry, making identity an essential element in every transaction.”  dotWorld Economic Forum

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Our board of directors

Bruce Hansen
Chairman of the Board

Max Carnecchia
CEO and Board Member

Alex W. 'Pete' Hart
Director

Bill Aulet
Director

Donna Wells
Director 

James C. Hale
Director

Kimberly S. Stevenson
Director 

Susan Repo
Director