Ron Fournet | Founder & CEO
720.317.7593 | RonFournet@GuideStarTech.com
Ron Fournet, 61, is the CEO and Founder of GuideSTAR Technologies. Ron began his career in U. S. Army intelligence, where he spent ten years in a variety of high tech analytic environments and command field assignments. In 1981 he moved to the commercial sector, serving the next 15 years in a series of technical management positions at GTE, Eli Lilly, US West, and Equifax, where he was SVP & Chief Technology & Information Officer.
In 1999 Mr. Fournet was named President and CEO of DBT (NYSE:DBT), which he sold to ChoicePoint (NYSE:CPS). In 2003, Ron was named CEO of InsightAmerica, Inc., where he tripled revenues before selling the company to Acxiom Corporation (NSDQ: ACXM). At Acxiom, he was President of the Risk Mitigation Services Division before leaving to found GuideSTAR.
Mr. Fournet has a BS in Architecture from Louisiana State University, an MS in Psychology from the University of Illinois, and an MS in Management & Operations Research from the University of Southern California.