John Martin, CEO
For more than 35 years John has managed a variety of companies at the executive level, including start-ups, developing companies and at enterprise corporations.
In 2003, John helped pioneer identity monitoring as an alternative to credit monitoring. In 2005, he became a managing member of Privacy Solutions LLC, one of the first identity theft protection companies. John founded First Watch Technologies, Inc., in 2010 and developed a new approach to identity monitoring along with an innovative technology for identity risk scoring that uses data rather than demographics. Subsequently he acquired Privacy Solutions to continue identity theft protection for their clients.
Since its inception, First Watch has provided data breach reaction services for companies, attorneys’ clients and insurance carriers’ cyber liability insureds. First Watch can attribute its success to providing clients with a turnkey solution that is cost-effective, responsive, scalable, and flexible.
John was previously president of Invision, Inc., a division of Louis & Partners, a nationally recognized marketing design firm. With his leadership, Invision worked with Time Warner to launch its cable Internet access service, Road Runner.
Early in his career as general sales manager for Teledyne Monarch Rubber’s Industrial Tire Division, John was responsible for sales, marketing, advertising and the general day-to-day operations of the division, driving it to become one of Teledyne’s (NYSE) “Top Ten Most Profitable Divisions.”
David Vizzi, Vice President, Operations
David leads the company's domestic operations and drives the company’s small business initiative by evaluating our systems, processes and procedures in order to improve the total client experience and drive revenue growth. Before joining First Watch Technologies, David was COO at Asset Recovery Systems, responsible for firm-wide process improvement and enterprise program management. Prior to that, David was COO for Financial Network Group, overseeing more than 20,000 client accounts, operations and technology resources in payments, for negotiation services. David earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from Lynn University. As a passionate advocate to help find a cure for childhood cancer, David sits on the board of the P4Foundation, a non-profit that helps children and families affected by childhood cancer.
Nathaniel Stensland, Technology
Nathaniel is a 20+ year veteran with experience at Fortune 500, technology, and start-up technology firms. He was the president/lead software engineer and developer of Ockmonek, a software development and IT consulting firm. Nathaniel was also the senior software engineer at Lexis/Nexis where he worked on continued development of a cloud-processing network. Additionally, he was lead software engineer at RiskWise where he led and built the Risk-Wise platform, which was acquired by Lexis Nexis. He specializes in developing proprietary distributed cloud processing networks and internal data processing systems for predictive analytics/risk management.
Sheri Petrosek, Product Manager
Sheri is an information technology professional with over 25 years experience and has worked at Fortune 100 and start-up technology firms. Her previous positions include project manager at Federal Express where she was responsible for technology solutions for customers such as Dell computers, K-Mart, Sears and The Limited. Sheri was also the customer service manager for Roadway Express, where she was one of five employees selected for a $25 million start-up subsidiary and was responsible for designing, developing, and implementing internet technology solutions. Sheri’s managed product support, technical and customer documentation and sales training. Sheri was also a corporate communications coordinator for Bemis Company and handled all marketing collateral, press releases, Internet project management and newsletters. She received her Information Technology Degree from The University of Akron and her Business Administration Degree from Malone University.