Our Management Team
Hari RavichandranChief Executive Officer
Hari Ravichandran is the CEO of Intersections Inc., a theft protection and privacy services company based in Chantilly, VA.
An engineer by training and an entrepreneur by nature, Hari has founded successful businesses focused on technology-enabled services and web security. He was previously the Founder and CEO of Endurance International Group, a publicly-traded company global hosting and email marketing company with an enterprise value of approximately $3.5B and more than 3,500 employees worldwide.
He is named on more than 40 approved or pending technology patents and was named Ernst & Young’s 2012 Entrepreneur of the Year (New England) and was also named one of Forbes magazine's most powerful CEOs 40 and Under for 2014 and 2015.
Hari holds an M.B.A. from the Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania. He also earned a B.S. in Computer Engineering from Mississippi State and studied Electrical Engineering at Stanford. He is passionate about community and established the Ravichandran Foundation which supports various philanthropic organizations that are focused on health, education and poverty alleviation including Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy (CURE), Artists for Peace and Justice and Akshaya Patra in India.
Melba AmissiChief Operating Officer
Melba Amissi serves as our Chief Operating Officer. Ms. Amissi joined the Company in 2001 and has served in a number of management positions over the years. Most recently, Ms. Amissi served as Senior Vice President, Chief Risk Officer since January 1, 2017, and prior to that became Senior Vice President, Chief of Staff on November 17, 2014, after previously serving as Vice President of Legal and Business Affairs since 2007. In these roles, Ms. Amissi was responsible for managing, directing, and implementing compliance and risk for marketing, technology, operations, customer care, information security, and human resources. Ms. Amissi received her business degree from Randolph Macon Woman’s College and she is a Certified Information Privacy Professional and IAPP Member since 2016.
Ron BardenChief Financial OfficerRon Barden serves as Intersections Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Intersections in September 2014, Mr. Barden served as Chief Financial Officer of N1Health LLC, building a national network of physician practices. He spent ten years in public accounting at Deloitte & Touche and Ernst & Young and previously served on the Board of Directors of Helig-Meyers Company as Managing Director of Reorganization and Senior Vice President and Controller. With more than 25 years of experience as a seasoned finance and operations executive, Mr. Barden’s extensive background includes board membership, investor relations, and public company financial reporting to managing suppliers, manufacturers, inventory and project costs. Mr. Barden holds a B.B.A. and M.B.A. the College of William and Mary and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Duane L. BerlinChief Legal Officer and General CounselDuane Berlin has served as Intersections’ Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel since October 2016. Mr. Berlin has practiced business law for more than three decades. His areas of expertise include securities law, mergers and acquisitions, commercial contracts, marketing and privacy law. Mr. Berlin is listed in the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers as an AV Preeminent attorney. Mr. Berlin has served as General Counsel for the Counsel of American Survey Research Organizations since 1998, a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals since 2005, a Licensed U.S. Coast Guard Captain since 2007 and a member of the Board of Directors for The Roper Center for Public Opinion Research since 2011. Mr. Berlin received his bachelor's degree from Brandeis University and his Juris Doctorate, Cum Laude, from the University of Miami, where he served as an associate editor of the University of Miami Law Review and a member of the Society of the Wig and Robe. Mr. Berlin also completed studies at Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government. Mr. Berlin is a member of the bars of Virginia and Connecticut. Previously, Mr. Berlin served as managing principal of Lev & Berlin, P.C., and practiced law with Cummings & Lockwood.