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Certus Technology Systems

Certus is a smartphone-based user authentication platform that eliminates the frustration and pitfalls of password-based log-in

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Mobile
  • Location Boston, MA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded May 2012
  • Employees 5
  • Website

Company Summary

Certus’ multi-layer, smartphone-based authentication platform offers the only password-less login that enables consumers and organizations to conduct streamlined yet highly secure web-based transactions. No more hacking, phishing, or complex password resets. The Certus solution sits at the intersection of prevailing market trends, bringing together more secure identity management, a practical approach to NFC, and a matchless customer experience.


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    Jack Wolosewicz
    Founder and CTO

    An expert in DRM, security & signal processing, Jack has been the founder, CEO or CTO of 4 different start-ups. He has consulted for Napster, designed secure media delivery systems for Roxio, and founded Verance Corp where he developed best of breed DSP watermarking technologies which became the SDMI standard. Jack holds 6 different patents, primarily in the digital media, audio and security space.

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    Paul McGowan
    VP of Sales

    A seasoned technology sales leader that specializes in emerging and early stage company development. An expert in identifying companies with disruptive technology, Paul has worked from the very early stages of five companies that have either been acquired or gone public. Paul currently runs a sales outsourcing company that brings emerging companies to market.

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    Andrew Grochal
    VP of Operations and Finance

    A business-minded tech enthusiast, with a history of working for fast growing technology companies. Andrew recently received an MBA from Harvard Business School, and has worked in strategy and operations for several successful VC-backed web-startups including Warby Parker and DraftDay. Andrew started his career as a consultant for Bain & Company.


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    DLA Piper

Previous Investors

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    Several Individual Angel Investors