We believe everyone deserves the right to be represented fairly and accurately online.
ReputationDefender: the original and the best
We pioneered the online reputation management space, and we continue to lead the field
ReputationDefender was founded to provide online reputation and digital privacy solutions for individuals and businesses. We were the first business in the space and remain the industry leader.
An inspired mission
We believe that everyone has the right to be empowered online—whether that means controlling the spread of your personal information or the way you are portrayed to others.
Backed by the best
ReputationDefender has won the backing of some of the most respected venture capital firms in Silicon Valley and is now a member of the elite Stagwell Group of companies.
Clearing my name online
Sue Scheff, one of ReputationDefender’s first clients, has gone on to become an expert in digital safety and online bullying. She has since written several books, including Shame Nation, which features an account of her experiences with ReputationDefender.
She writes, “I have always said that my lawyer vindicated me in a court of law, when I won one of the first cases for Internet defamation in a jury trial—but it was ReputationDefender that cleared my name online.”
The ReputationDefender difference
Why individuals and businesses have relied on us for over a decade
Proven and established
We’re the oldest company in our industry, having developed over 9 patents since 2006.
Strong customer base
We have served over 1 million privacy customers as well as tens of thousands of online reputation clients, both individuals and businesses.
Headquartered in California’s Silicon Valley, ReputationDefender also has offices in the UK and Arizona. We serve customers around the world in over 100 countries.
ReputationDefender founder Michael Fertik frequently appears on national and international television and radio to discuss online reputation management and privacy issues. He is also the co-author of two books, Wild West 2.0 (2010), and New York Times best seller, The Reputation Economy (2015).
We’ve got a great reputation
We consistently win awards for innovation, excellence, and customer service
- American Business Awards “Stevie’s” Customer Service Department of the Year—every year running since 2011
- World Economic Forum Global Growth Company
- TechAmerica’s 2012 Entrepreneur of the Year: Founder Michael Fertik
- Privacy by Design Ambassador: Founder Michael Fertik
- World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer
- Gartner Cool Vendor
- Harvard University Innovation Lab Expert-in-Residence: Founder Michael Fertik
We keep great company
ReputationDefender is a member of the Stagwell Group of marketing services companies, an elite team led by thought leader Mark Penn
We’ve won over the toughest critics
Top venture capital firms—including the investors behind Twitter, Seagate, and Lyft—funded ReputationDefender’s early growth