uKnow powers smart tools that connect
and protect digital families
uKnow powers smart tools that connect and protect digital families
We strive to help families protect their personal data and information from being misused to invade their privacy, impact their reputation, steal their identity, or threaten their safety.
President and CEO
Steve was formerly the Founder, Chairman, and SVP of Product, Strategy & Growth at buySAFE; a leading ecommerce safety company now partially owned by Symantec (previously Verisign) and The Hartford. With an MBA in Entrepreneurship and Operations & Information Management from The Wharton School, he brings 15 years of Internet security, eCommerce, big data analytics, and entrepreneurial experience to the uKnow team.
SVP, Strategic Growth
Prior to uKnow, Tim was a founding team member at buySAFE and served as the company’s Vice President of Business Development & Sales, and he was the Founder of The Telecom Recruiter, LLC. Tim originally conceived of uKnow following his own child’s encounter with an Internet child predator. He is the creator of “Keeping Kids Safe: An Internet and Mobile Safety Workshop™”, an educational program which has been leveraged by schools and families throughout the United States.
VP, Operations & Technology
Raj brings 12 years of experience in entrepreneurship and the technological space to the uKnow team that started when he graduated from The University of North Carolina and founded his own start up. He was formerly the Chief Operating Officer of Votenet Solutions, the global leader in software and management services in the election and awards sectors, and co-founded Riva Commerce Inc., (renamed Conformia Software, Inc.).
VP, Marketing & Product
Tim brings over 25 years of experience in online marketing and subscription/continuity-based services. He has held senior leadership positions in creative services, international marketing, product development, and web development at Prodigy, IBM, and VeriSign. He was most recently SVP at Intersections Inc. where he was responsible for their enterprise eCommerce implementation, new product development strategy, and direct-to-consumer brand Identity Guard.
Mr. Fenty has been a uKnow advisory board member since 2012 and has served as an invaluable liaison and strategic advisor. Additionally, Fenty currently serves as Special Counsel for Klores Perry Mitchell, P.C. and was Mayor of Washington, DC from 2007-2011. Since leaving office, Mr. Fenty has continued his commitment to innovative solutions and education reform through his work with a number of technology-based firms like EverFi and Andreessen Horowitz.
Mr. Kataria is an entrepreneur, angel investor and a founding general partner of Blue Tiger Ventures. He serves on the advisory boards of Plumfare, Buzztable, ParkingPanda, Mytonomy, and uKnow. Kataria is Chairman of the Board at newBrandAnalytics, an enterprise social intelligence company that he started in 2010. Earlier in his career, he co-founded Conformia Software, Inc., an enterprise traceability software company which was acquired by Oracle.
Mr. DeGiacinto is the Founder and Managing Principal of Axonic Capital LLC. Prior to founding Axonic Capital and serving as the Chief Investment Officer of Capital Credit Opportunities Funds, DeGiacinto built out the mortgage investment platform at Tower Research Capital and was the Senior Portfolio Manager for Split Level LLC. He was also Head of the Adjustable Rate and Residential Credit Mortgage Desks at Goldman Sachs. DeGiacinto was named as a “Hedge Fund Rising Star” in Institutional Investor magazine in June 2011.