Chris Abraham has been friends with Michael Fertik, founder and CEO of, since 2006, and has worked with as Team Lead, Special Projects. Back in 2006, Chris, Michael, and VP of Sales, Brent Franson, worked in parallel in creating what was to become ORM, online reputation management, something that Chris had been doing since 2003 for NMS, which he called Defensive SEO. To this day, Chris has a partner relationship with that we’re very proud of. launched in 2006 with the belief that individuals, businesses and large-scale enterprises should be empowered to protect their privacy and ensure their online reputations reflect accurate, current and balanced information. Our team pioneered the first solutions for online privacy control and digital identity management – and we continue to develop and patent innovative tools that address the dynamic risks and threats a Web-based world presents to maintaining accurate information and image control.

We believe individuals have the right to control how they look online.  That’s why we’re here.® is the world’s leading provider of online reputation products and services. We have thousands of users from 100+ countries around the world. We’ve been featured in over 400 leading publications globally including; The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and Economist. We’re funded by the same top tier venture capital firms that funded Google, Microsoft, and Intel.

We’ve assembled a world–class team of engineers, researchers, and an award–winning customer service team here in Redwood City, California. Our patented technology helps you understand your online reputation and gives you the tools to monitor, manage and secure your information on the Internet.

We believe you should control your online reputation and private data. Let us help you take control.

Michael Fertik is the founder and CEO of, 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. was started in 2006 and was recently named a World Economic Forum Global Growth Company.”