SOURCE: Diamond Fortress Technologies, Inc.

Diamond Fortress Technologies, Inc.

May 07, 2013 16:53 ET

Diamond Fortress Technologies Hires Don Taylor as Exec. V.P. - Europe

BIRMINGHAM, AL--(Marketwired - May 07, 2013) -  Diamond Fortress Technologies, Inc. (DFT) has added incredible depth to its team with the recent addition of Don Taylor as DFT's Executive Vice President in charge of European Operations and Fundraising. An American based in London, Mr. Taylor has served as CEO, VP or Director for a host of successful technology companies and has helped raise more than $250,000,000.00 in capital funding around the globe for technology companies during the course of his 35 year career in IT.

Don most recently served as CEO for Swivel Secure, where he helped direct that company to become the world leader in token-less authentication. Previously, as CEO for Clearswift, Don raised $45 million in 3 rounds of funding from major US/UK Venture Capitalists, increasing revenue from $3 million to $49 million in 3 years. Don has also held high-ranking positions with Tumbleweed Communications (VP, International), Prism Solutions (same), Oracle UK (Director of Marketing) and Sun Microsystems (Dir. Marketing Northern Europe), among others.

When asked what motivated him to join DFT, Don responded that it was DFT's groundbreaking innerID® software module, which enables mobile device users to capture, process and match fingerprints using only the camera already installed in current generation devices. "To me, it's a game-changer," said Mr. Taylor. "I have been working with IT security solutions for many years, and this is by far the best I've seen. I look forward to helping DFT build a strong team and obtain the tools we need to provide solutions worldwide; while generating significant revenue and achieving profitability."

Chace Hatcher, DFT's CEO, expressed the company's excitement about adding Mr. Taylor to the team. "The addition of Don Taylor, an extremely successful security technology industry veteran, reflects the strength of our unparalleled mobile security solutions. Don's significant experience raising capital and building management teams will be critical as DFT moves to the next stage."

If you have any questions about DFT or the security solutions we provide, please contact us at: or (205)282-4509.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Charles Hatcher
    Diamond Fortress Technologies
    Phone: (205) 282-4509
    1512 Alex Drive
    Birmingham, AL 35210