protecht, Inc. is a technology company committed to building a better experience in today’s online economy. As commerce continues to expand globally, protecht understands what the online industry needs in order to generate a more secure financial experience that is independent and impartial for those that participate.

With over 100 years of combined experience in fraud, risk, insurance, finance and payments, our industry-leading technologies are powering our clients with financial and inventory control, security protocols, data analytics, customer engagement, and increased conversions.

As a vanguard in the industry, protecht offers multiple solutions across the online industry to create a consistent offering: a better economic infrastructure by giving peace of mind for both consumers and business alike.

At protecht Inc, we are driven to continually  build and refine disruptive technologies for our clients, who range from local businesses to publicly traded companies. We continuously strive for higher conversions, maximum access to data and reporting, and control options for essentially any data point in our system.



bryan Derbyshire | CEO & Founder

Casey Callinsky | COO


Beau Jeppesen | CPO

Scott Matulich | CFO


GERWIN Martin | EVP, Product & Technology




Patrick Zhang | SVP, Engineering

Sandra Del Zoppo | SVP, Operations

Tim Albee | SVP, Partnerships - sports


Haley Dickey | SVP, Partnerships - FestivalS & MUSIC

Phil Bradfield | SVP, Partnerships - ENDURANCE & Active


family of companies

protecht is the parent company for a family of companies offering solutions and products to all aspects and players within the live events ecosystem. with its roots founded in payments, fraud, insurance, and technology. protecht’s founders and Executive team bring a wealth of knowledge to the space, yet realize to be successful they must surround themselves with industry veterans and rising stars to have the opportunity to become the technology and insurtech leader in the live events space.


ticketguardian llc

TicketGuardian sits as the heart of the protecht Inc family of companies and powers all non-insurance related products.

Driven by technology, TicketGuardian offers b2b solutions, including real-time tools, to help platforms control their inventory and fan experience while providing better, more proactive customer service. TicketGuardian technology also powers a bevy of fraud tools to fight against bots and chargebacks along with an omni-channel payment gateway built for the live events space to protecht your payments and data.

fanshield llc

FanShield and its suite of consumer-facing licensed insurance products represents the true insurance offering  within the protecht Inc family.

With a complete product suite that ranges from specialized attendee products to event cancellation  that protecht the event organizers and investors, fanshield is at the forefront of protechtion products to serve the live events space.

FanShield, LLC is a licensed insurance agency NPN: 675111




Newport Beach, CA





You Should WORK HERE

We maintain a fun, exciting, and collaborative workspace for our team. Our goal is to make sure that you feel challenged every day and are able to use your creativity to produce work that you can be proud of.  So, what’s it like to be a part of the team? Here’s a glimpse:

  • Frequent team building events (team lunches, boat rides, sporting events, happy hours, bowling, karaoke, etc)

  • Recognition for top performers in sales and leadership

  • Paid conference or education travel opportunities to master your craft and learn from the industries brightest

  • Leadership workshops and development including cross-training in all departments based off a no seniority business model  

  • Philanthropy events: a chance to give back to the community

  • Advancement based on performance, not seniority

  • Fully stocked kitchen

  • Full medical, dental, and vision benefits

  • Generous paid time off to get away from the keyboard for a bit

  • Company Sponsored events (and Uber rides afterwards #safetyfirst)

  • Periodic catered lunches

  • Flexible Hours

  • Ping Pong is a part of life

  • Oh yeah and HQ may or may not be right on the ocean overlooking Newport Harbor

IF You don’t fear challenges. You are energetic and thrive in a high energy, fast-paced environment because you think on your toes, and love problem-solving. If this sounds like you, check out our positions below and apply today!

Current OpeniNGS