A Vault for Taking Charge of Your Online Life

Michael talks data vault and privacy technology with the New York Times

Fertik: "Los datos son nuestro ADN"

Michael Fertik (Nueva York, 1978) cambió Kentucky por la bahía de San Francisco por una chica. Dice que le salió bien la jugada, allí lanzó en 2006 Reputation.com. Entonces consiguió una ronda de financiación de un millón de dólares.

Dealing With Online Reviews: "You Can't Take It Personally"

In early 2006, Michael Fertik was in Louisville, Ky., finishing a clerkship at the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, when he noticed that people and companies were increasingly being pulled online without their consent, through cyberbullying and theft of personal data. We’re supposed to control our experience on the Internet, Mr. Fertik said he thought, “but instead we’ve become the objects of the Internet.”

The Rich See a Different Internet Than The Poor

Imagine an Internet where unseen hands curate your entire experience. Where third parties predetermine the news, products and prices you see—even the people you meet.

Michael Fertik is the founder and CEO of Reputation.com, the world's pioneer and leading provider of patented online privacy and reputation management services. Fertik is a member of the World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on the Future of the Internet and has received numerous awards, including TechAmerica's Entrepreneur of the Year in 2012 and the World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer 2011 Award. Reputation.com was started in 2006 and was recently named a World Economic Forum Global Growth Company."