AnchorID Appoints Former Apple and SolarCity Executive Mark Roe to Board of Directors

January 5, 2017


AnchorID Appoints Former Apple and SolarCity Executive Mark Roe to Board of Directors

Silicon Valley veteran to influence company’s expansion

KINGSTON, NY, January 5, 2017:

AnchorID, Inc., the fastest-growing cloud-based cyber security company in the US, today announced that Mark Roe has joined the company as an investor and member of its Boardof Directors. Roe was previously VP of Operations and Engineering for Solar City, and Senior Director of Worldwide Service for Apple, Inc. Roe joins AnchorID as the company accelerates its growth in the US Credit Union sector of the financial services market and begins to market its new products designed for software-as-aservice products like and others.

“Mark’s experience in scaling huge operations, implementing strategic IT systems, and driving customer satisfaction will be essential in AnchorID’s next stage of growth,” said Schropfer. “His success at Silicon Valley titans like Apple and Palm will be remarkably valuable in the future, and his experience taking SolarCity public aligns with our goals.”

Roe was instrumental in the IPO of SolarCity on the NASDAQ stock exchange in 2013 while serving as the company’s VP of Operations and Engineering. At Apple, Roe served as Senior Director of Worldwide Service, overseeing Apple’s global service operations, engineering, and a $3B supply chain. In this capacity, he helped solidify Apple’s worldwide reputation for excellence in customer satisfaction while supporting an increase in Apple’s revenue of over 500%.

“AnchorID has the potential to become a billion dollar provider of new identity services, as companies around the world prepare for the extinction of passwords,” said Roe. “I look forward to the challenge of helping the AnchorID management team define this new sector from my seat on the Board of Directors.”

In a prior role at Palm, Roe was Vice President of Sales Operations, Customer Satisfaction and Quality. He earned his Bachelor’s of Science in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and a Masters of Business Administration in Marketing and Finance from Syracuse University.

About AnchorID

AnchorID is an enterprise-grade multifactor authentication platform that allows any sized enterprise easily authenticate user access to enterprise systems, software-as-a-Service (SaaS) products, websites and mobile apps. Designed to meet the authentication challenges of today and tomorrow, AnchorID supports a long and growing list of cutting-edge authentication products with a simplified user experience and superior security while utilizing the smartphone for patented multi-factor and biometric authentication. AnchorID is based in Kingston, NY.

Tyler Heatwole