Forbes Boston Business Council Welcomes RISK IDENT’s Dustin Clinard

Forbes Boston Business Council Welcomes RISK IDENT’s Dustin Clinard


RISK IDENT’s Managing Director in the USA, Dustin Clinard, has been accepted into the Forbes Boston Business Council, an invitation-only, hand-selected community for Greater Boston business owners and leaders.

Dustin is now part of a curated network of successful peers and as such has access to a variety of exclusive benefits and resources, including the opportunity to submit thought leadership articles and short tips on industry-related topics for publishing on

Forbes Councils combines an innovative, high-touch approach to community management perfected by the team behind Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) with the extensive resources and global reach of Forbes. As a result, Forbes Council members get access to the people, benefits and expertise they need to grow their businesses — and a dedicated member concierge who acts as an extension of their own team, providing personalized one-on-one support. 

Boston is a leading hub for technology and innovation and being part of the Forbes Boston Business Council gives RISK IDENT the ability to continue our US growth as we fight fraud for enterprise businesses,” says Dustin. “The ability of business leaders to share challenges and opportunities is unquestioningly valuable and I look forward to being part of this esteemed community.”

Scott Gerber, founder of Forbes Councils, adds, “We are honored to welcome Dustin Clinard into the community. Our mission with Forbes Councils is to curate successful professionals from every industry, creating a vetted, social capital-driven network that helps every member make an even greater impact on the business world.”

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Dustin leads RISK IDENT’s business expansion in the United States and is responsible for all US-based customers, products, and services. As Managing Director, he gets the best of both worlds – working with an all-star team and working on interesting fraud problems. Prior to RISK IDENT, Dustin has held senior leadership roles in the services, manufacturing, and engineering industries. He has consulted some of the world’s biggest companies, expanded businesses continentally, and been a seed investor in an e-commerce company. Dustin has an MBA from Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management.

RISK IDENT is a software development company that offers anti-fraud solutions to companies within the e-commerce, telecommunication and financial sectors. Reducing identity theft, account takeovers, payment fraud, and account and loan application fraud on all channels is made simple with cost-effective products that use extensive domain knowledge and machine learning technology tailor made for tier-one enterprises. All of RISK IDENT’s products are specifically tailored to comply with European data privacy regulations.

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