Press Releases Appoints Marcus Hearne as Chief Marketing Officer

McLean, VA., June 1, 2023 —, the market leading digital identity and credentials network, is pleased to announce the appointment of Marcus Hearne as Chief Marketing Officer. Marcus brings decades of experience to in leading successful marketing teams in hyper-growth environments and at scale.

“I’m excited to have Marcus join our senior leadership team,” said Blake Hall, co-founder and CEO. “His expertise will support our mission to provide safe and secure digital identity credentials, facilitating access across services, benefits, healthcare and commerce. Marcus is joining at the right time as we experience rapid growth and need to build go-to-market teams and processes that can scale as we continue to relentlessly pursue our vision to streamline access to benefits and services while ensuring no identity is left behind.”

Marcus is a global B2B SaaS Marketing and Product Executive with a consistent record of delivering multi-million dollar revenues, facilitating sustainable growth, and creating market leadership. With a background anchored in predictive analytics, Marcus has held product and marketing leadership roles at growth, hyper-growth, and global enterprise grade organizations including SPSS (acquired by IBM), IBM, Tata Consultancy Services, SDL (acquired by RWS) and Varicent.

“I’m thrilled to join” said Marcus Hearne.”It’s a pivotal company in our increasingly digital world. Beyond boosting brand performance and modernizing commercial and government workflows, is dedicated to enhancing digital access for marginalized people and fighting identity theft. I’m incredibly proud of the fact that it’s one of the very few organizations to focus on achieving universal access to a secure and private digital identity required to take advantage of a rapidly growing number of commercial and government services.”

About allows individuals to create secure, private, and portable digital identities that provide access to a rapidly growing network of commercial and government services. More than 100 million members can use their Wallet to easily verify their identity across 30 states, 14 federal agencies, and over 500 name-brand retailers across’s secure digital identity network. The company provides secure login, identity proofing, and community affiliation verification for organizations across sectors.’s technology meets the federal standards for consumer authentication set by the Commerce Department and is approved as a NIST 800-63-3 IAL2 / AAL2 credential service provider by the Kantara Initiative. is committed to “No Identity Left Behind” to enable all people to have a secure digital identity. To learn more, visit