Detected hires Christian Wheeler as CRO
London, 1st June 2023 - Detected, is pleased to announce the appointment of Christian Wheeler as Chief Revenue Officer, effective immediately. Chrisitian brings a wealth of experience in the KYB and Identity industry, having served as a EMEIA Director at G2 Web Services, as VP of Merchant Underwriting for FourStop and most recently as Head of European Sales with ID Provider ShuftiPro.
Christian brings 20 years of experience in the banking and payments industry globally and has led revenue growth for multiple businesses from startup up, through scale up and ultimately to exit. He will work alongside and report into CEO, Liam Chennells and hold responsibility for revenue growth.
"The team have made me incredibly welcome. It's a great group full of hard work and knowledge and is led by a CEO who is not afraid to challenge the industry and is as charismatic as I’ve ever met. I am truly excited by the opportunity and for the next few months as we prepare for our Series A.
Detected is unique in that its aim is to revolutionise the KYB experience drawing inspiration from neobanks' seamless Know Your Customer (KYC) journeys. The team have crafted a platform which combines user-friendly onboarding with automatic risk decisioning data capture in a single, smooth flow, and these core principles allow businesses to do more with less resources which is a common theme post Covid.
Lastly the term silver bullet is always used when prospects source KYB vendors and with a different approach and thought process Detected is redefining KYB standards and propelling the experience into a new era of sophistication and efficiency."
Jack Rawden, CPO of Detected, commented:
“It is great to have someone with Christian’s experience join Detected. With him responsible for revenue and Austin Grimes our Global Partnerships efforts we have two vastly knowledgeable commercial leaders. Their invaluable experience will shape our market leading, innovative product that also drives top line growth.”
Mondu, the fast-growing B2B payments company, has signed with Detected to automate its merchant onboarding process. As Mondu continues to expand across Europe, having strong foundations in place for its merchant onboarding will aid its growth while also providing a better experience for Mondu’s business customers.