toby rush

Board Member, KCRise Fund, LLC 

Toby Rush formerly lead the International Technology investments Team for Ant Financial. Prior to that, he was CEO of ZOLOZ, a digital identity solutions company that provides a private, convenient and secure biometric alternative to passwords, PIN codes and customer onboarding forms. ZOLOZ evolved from EyeVerify, which Rush founded in 2012, and which became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ant Financial in 2016. He also founded and led Rush Tracking Systems, an RFID solutions venture, to a successful exit to a Private Equity firm. His deep expertise in blockchain, machine learning and computer vision from both startups and enterprises gives him early insight into the trends and technologies impacting consumers and the enterprise. Toby is also a member of the 2018 Kauffman Fellows class.

Prior to EyeVerify and Rush Tracking Systems, Toby led the product development & QA for SAT Corp, a venture funded mobile software company out of Houston. Toby also started and led the MobilEdge practice group for BSI consulting. He started his career with Accenture deploying SAP enterprise systems. Toby has an BS in Engineering from Kansas State University.