Kidas Forms Advisory Board to Further Grow Proprietary ProtectMe Software for Child Online Gamers

ProtectMe Uses AI and Voice Contextualization to Analyze In-Game Communications on PCs and Alerts Parents about Potentially Dangerous Activities

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – January 27, 2022 Kidas (“the Company”), a technology solutions company focused on developing anti-cyberbullying and predator protection software for online gaming platforms, today announced that the Company has established an Advisory Board to further grow and develop its proprietary ProtectMe platform for child online gamers. ProtectMe is the most advanced software available for parents who are looking to protect their kids from serious online threats that they may encounter while playing online PC games, including cyberbullying, online predators, sexual content, hate speech and other toxic behaviors.

Kidas Advisory Board members include:

  • Uri Marchand: CEO and Co-Founder at Overwolf, a software platform that helps developers create extensions for video games 
  • Ujesh Desai: Vice President and General Manager, Gaming, at Logitech, a multinational manufacturer of computer software
  • Eric Ries:  Founder of the Long-Term Stock Exchange and author of The New York Times bestseller The Lean Startup
  • Bharath Madhusudan: CEO and Co-Founder at Securly, a student safety and wellness suite for K-12 schools 
  • Ryan Toohil: Chief Technology Officer at Aura, a leader in intelligent safety solutions that provides all-in-one digital protection for consumers

“Our mission in forming Kidas’ new Advisory Board was to gather some of the most innovative, intelligent and forward-thinking minds across the gaming, security and technology industries to take Kidas and its ProtectMe software to the next level,” said Ron Kerbs, Kidas CEO. “Each Advisory Board member brings impressive credentials and decades of collective experience to the Company. Their insight and guidance will be invaluable as we continue our efforts to protect child gamers from online predators, enabling kids to experience all of the social, cognitive and emotional benefits that video games can offer to the fullest extent.”

About Kidas

Kidas is a technology solutions company focused on developing anti-cyberbullying and predator protection software for online gaming platforms. Hyper-focused on protecting young players, Kidas equips parents, guardians and educators with the tools that they need to manage the inherent risks that persist through online anonymity and shield their children from online predators and other toxic behaviors while they game. Through software that analyzes in-game voice, text activity and screen time on PC games and apps, Kidas silently integrates into hundreds of game titles and monitors for predatory actions or privacy concerns that may arise. Custom weekly reports are generated and emailed to parents letting them know if their child came in contact with such threats. For more information, visit

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