Joe Ross is president and co-founder of CSID, with more than 15 years of experience in managing and directing corporate operations on an international level. Ross is responsible for all aspects of global operations, sales, marketing and client services for the company. Ross is widely recognized as an identity protection industry leader and is a frequent speaker and contributor for industry events and publications. Before joining CSID, Ross served as president of Grande Communications. Under Joe Ross’s leadership the company grew to more than 900 employees and approximately $190 million in revenue over five years. Ross is a member of Young President’s Organization, and also serves on the board of LifeWorks, an Austin based non-profit organization focused on providing assistance to homeless youth. In addition, Ross serves on the boards of Citizen Generation, an organization dedicated to create the habit of giving through philanthropy and community programs, and Incubation Station, an accelerator program for market-validated consumer product goods companies.