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Greg Taylor brought together the founding team that has served as the nucleus for developing and commercializing self-governing data. Sertainty is a pivot from SertintyONE Corporation, the Company name while in stealth mode. Greg early in his entrepreneurial career founded Taylor Associates, a professional search and recruiting company solely focused on what was then referred to as data processing. Born out of that company was Dataman Services, a data processing systems analysis, software development and consulting services organization. In the early eighties, Greg was one of the original founders of the IBM Marketing Assistance Program (MAP). He parlayed success of both firms, added an IT employee/executive outplacement and career counseling service, and created The Taylor Group, Inc. He sold that business and co-founded a boutique private equity merchant banking group focused on telecom and e-commerce funding and consultation services.
Dan is the architect and pilot of the Sertainty brand and the Data: Empowered initiative. Previously, Dan held senior leadership positions at DuPont building and mentoring global technology and business development teams focused on commercializing breakthrough technologies. He has a strong science and technology background with three decades of experience in Military, Automotive and Critical Infrastructure. Dan has eight issued patents to his name and is one co-inventor of the Sertainty Intelligent Cipher Transfer Object technologies.
Kelly is a Certified Public Accountant with 25+ years leadership experience with companies ranging from early stage startups to well established billion dollar companies. Kelly has held positions as a Board of Director, Chief Financial Officer, VP of Finance, VP of IT, Corporate Controller and General Manager. Kelly leverages his varied roles to lead financial and operational changes resulting in increased income, cost savings and efficiencies. Kelly’s varied experiences include leading due diligence efforts, accounting and medical billing software conversions and leading a focus group to develop policies and procedures for a home health line of business. He has a proven background of providing financial information and a strategic perspective needed to meet the goals of management and the company.
Amir provides strategic direction and execution capacities to set Data: Empowered as a new global standard in the data protection space. He has twenty-five years of experience in the IT and Corporate Learning industries, including two-decades at the largest IT company in Latin America, where he was Head of a Business Intelligence Unit representing Microstrategy, and, a Chief Learning Officer, representing Harvard Business Publishing.
Amir was the founder of the first Non-Profit Organization that assisted Israel’s Incubator System, in which he hand-held over 100 high-tech companies. He was the Vice Chairman of the American-Israel Chamber of Commerce and Industry, overseeing its initiatives, and a Recipient of its Business Leadership Award.
Amir Served in the Directorate of Military Intelligence for the Israel Defense Forces, and was awarded the Most Outstanding Soldier of the Corp. in 1981. He holds an AB in Political Science and Psychology from Tel Aviv University ’86; an MIA in International Economics from Columbia University ’90; and, an MBA from the ‘Grand Ecole’ EDHEC ’92 specializing in IT and Management where he graduated first in his class.
Stan has directed activities related to the Company’s growing investor base since he joined the Company in 2009. His extensive experience in managing and cultivating investor relationships, gained through his thirteen-year career in wealth management with companies such as Merrill Lynch, Paine Webber, Wachovia Securities and Wells Fargo Advisors, has enabled him to help Sertainty to attract friendly capital. Over the previous seventeen years, he worked in corporate financial management in the healthcare/pharmaceutical industry. He held management positions, at Baxter, responsible for budgeting, forecasting and financial analysis in support of sales and marketing activities at the divisional level. Later, Stan went on to hold management positions responsible for general accounting, financial reporting and internal audit at the corporate level during his years at Boots Pharmaceuticals and Knoll Pharmaceuticals. His financial career began in public accounting with Price Waterhouse in Chicago where he earned his CPA.
David Barton, Chief Information Security Officer, is responsible for the day-to-day security operations of Stellar Cyber in addition to product strategy and direction. Prior to Stellar Cyber, Barton was the COO for 5Iron, a MSSP based in Nashville, TN.
Barton brings to Stellar Cyber more than 20 years of experience in security leadership roles across a variety of industries, including telecommunications, healthcare, software development, finance and government. Prior to 5Iron, he spent three years as Chief Information Security Officer for Forcepoint, responsible for securing the information and physical assets of Forcepoint on a global scale.
Barton spent three years building and leading the international security team at Hireright protecting their customer data and intellectual property. Prior to that, he spent almost eight years as director of information security at AT&T/Cingular, based in Atlanta, Georgia, where he led efforts to protect over 80 million wireless subscribers. As group manager of security operations and engineering at Sprint/Nextel, he managed all security activities for application development, database architecture and enterprise policy and audit compliance, in addition to building a world-class white-hat security team.
Barton holds an executive MBA from University of Missouri, Kansas City, a B.S. in management information systems from Simpson College and a CISSP certification.
Jack retired from Grant Thornton LLP as of 7/31/16-after nearly 40 years. He currently serves on the board of directors of Jefferies Group LLC. Jack was the National Managing Partner and Global Leader of Financial Services at Grant Thornton LLP. Jack has governance and leadership experience. He was the Chairman of Grant Thornton’s partnership board in addition to being the New York Office and Northeast Region managing partner.
Jack’s experience includes banks, hedge funds, investment banks, private equity funds, regulated investment companies, insurance companies and trading companies. In addition, he has experience with industrial and technology companies. Jack led Grant Thornton’s financial services practice for approximately 20 years and built it into a national and global practice.
He served as the New York office managing partner from 2003-2013 and the Northeast region managing partner from 2010-2013. Jack served as a member of the firm’s partnership board for 13 years; holding the title of Chairman of the Board for much of that time, with his term concluding in 2012. Jack has extensive experience serving international organizations. Over the years he has been a speaker at professional forums, has been quoted in various publications and has authored a number of articles. He has served on various committees and boards in the financial services and not-for-profit industries. Jack served for a few years on the Global Public Policy Committee (GPPC) Bank Working Group.
Jack is a member of the Economic Club of New York and the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD). Jack has an MBA in taxation from City University of New York and a BA in accounting from Brooklyn College.
Jeff Snyder is the Founder of CyberStratos LLC, a firm that focuses on cyber strategy consulting, opportunity pipeline and business development, and cyber mergers and acquisitions.
During the past 20 years, Snyder has held increasingly responsible positions involving strategic planning, business development, operations and M&A activities with a variety of high-technology firms. Prior to founding CyberStratos, Snyder was Vice President of Cyber Programs at Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN). During his 8 years at Raytheon, Snyder was instrumental in leading the firm’s cyber growth strategy and closed a $4B investment in building a portfolio of cyber capabilities, technologies and products.
Prior to Raytheon, he was vice president of Cyber Programs for CUBIC Corporation. There he formed Cubic Cyber Solutions, Inc., and led an initial cyber acquisition to launch the new subsidiary.
Previously Snyder was Business Development Vice President at SAIC Corporation. He oversaw marketing, business development and execution efforts for the firm’s large and diverse Information Assurance and Cyber Security business with 40 operating locations.
Snyder is active on the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Cyber Committee, the CANSO ATM Security Working Group, the Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA) Cyber Committee, the White Hat Gala Charity Planning Committee (which he chairs), and the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee Industrial Internet Subcommittee. He is also a member of the AFCEA Board of Directors, the AFCEA Mentoring Continuum, the Association of Old Crows Capitol Club Board, and Washington Children’s Hospital Industry Advisory Board. Snyder is also Chairman Emeritus of the WashingtonExec Cyber organization.
From a University perspective, Snyder is active with the Dean’s Advisory Board at the University of Central Florida College of Engineering and Computer Science, and the President’s Advisory Board at CalPoly. He is a Senior Fellow at the George Washington University Center for Cyber.
Snyder received his bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Pennsylvania. He subsequently completed the Navy’s graduate-level nuclear engineering program and served with the U.S. Navy as a nuclear submarine officer.
Snyder earned an MBA from the University of Central Florida with a focus on strategic planning and growth strategies for technology firms. He is a frequent speaker and panelist at global conferences and industry events focused on Cyber and Critical Infrastructure Protection.
Scott is a senior executive with over 25 years of experience in enterprise software and information technology. He has achieved outstanding success in a variety of leading roles with early-stage technology companies as well as publicly traded companies. His professional accomplishments include leading an internet-based financial services company, as its Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, to the top-end of INC. Magazine’s list of fastest growing companies three years in a row, developing the US business unit of a German enterprise software company and overseeing its IPO that resulted in an eventual market capitalization in excess of $4 billion. He has also been successful in raising capital and in selling companies. In one venture he raised over $40 million. He also turned a company with less than $450K in annual sales into an $80 million exit for the company’s investors in four years.
Scott holds a bachelor’s degree in Business and Marketing from Southern Illinois University. He has also completed the Wharton School Executive Development Program at the University of Pennsylvania and Sales and Management Training Program from the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University.
DeWayne D. Addington is a top-ranking sales and management professional with over 25 years of high-tech software industry experience and a record for consistently delivering peak revenue and high-volume sales.
A focused leader with expertise in global sales strategy/tactics and a demonstrated aptitude for developing and leading world-class sales teams via a hands-on, “in the field” management/coaching style, DeWayne has a history of transforming corporate sales objectives into significant bottom-line results.
In the midst of a career in the music industry as a lead singer for a nationally touring band DeWayne discovered a passion for High Technology Sales. His penchant for performing and connecting with his audience was the perfect segue to a successful tour throughout the US and Europe as a company spokesperson for the then “Start-Up” KnowledgeWare, building momentum up to their IPO. Subsequently DeWayne has served in award-winning sales leadership and direct contributor roles for other start-up organizations such as Seagull Software and MapR, as well as premier software companies including Synon, Information Builders and Oracle. His portfolio of technology includes Big Data and Data Management/Analytics and security platforms/tools, Development Tools, Integration Technologies, automated marketing and social media management platforms among others.
Kevin, in 2005, co-founded Get The Net, LLC (“GTN”), a compliance and operational risk consulting firm servicing the Alternative Investment and Investment Banking Communities which provide customized solutions to the complex issues while considering a client’s strategy, size, and in-house expertise.
From 1998 through 2005, Kevin, a Founding Member and Managing Director of Bank of America’s Equity Financial Products Unit, was responsible for building the team’s infrastructure which enabled the business to grow its revenues to $700M+ by its third year of trading. Global Business Management responsibilities for Cash Equities, Prime Brokerage and Equity Capital Markets were added in 2002. In the ten years prior, Kevin held various Business Management positions at Salomon Brothers supporting Equity Derivative, Interest Rate Swaps, Risk Arbitrage, Government Trading, Firm Finance and Foreign Exchange strategies.
Fred has an extensive and proven success record within the national and international healthcare markets. He has held broad leadership positions as a CEO, COO and Vice President for world class organizations such as The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, GE, Siemens, Lifewatch AG, Linde Gas and British Oxygen Corporation. Fred’s achievements include managing complex multi-site operations across broad geographical arenas, overseeing the development of clinical operational excellence, and achieving superior financial results with the resources available, while effectively managing for profit and loss.
Fred holds an exemplary track record of guiding large teams of clinical staff members, engineers, information technology specialists, and regulatory experts in optimizing projects for effectiveness, efficiency, and safety in therapeutic care for various healthcare environments.
Fred holds international patents in cloud-based telemedicine solutions and is a member of the American Telemedicine Association as well as the American College of Healthcare Executives. He received an MBA from Cardinal Stritch University and a BSBA from Indiana Wesleyan University. Fred has also attended the NASDAQ IPO Boot Camp for CEO’s and ISO Certification Management Training.
Rich Streeter joined Sertainty in 2013 as a New Business Development Manager responsible primarily for developing and aligning its relationships with government and infrastructure market sectors. Rich joined the Navy in 1988 and has over 26 years within the government sector specializing in intelligence, communications and cryptology. He served for few years as a Cryptologic Officer primarily in Rota, Spain. And likewise, on the Chief of Naval Operation’s Staff where he learned the Navy and defense establishment requirements for networks, communications and intelligence. The majority of his technical time involved creating database applications, administering databases and leading teams resolving database integration issues. Later, as a commander in the Naval Reserves, he assisted West African navies in modernization and training to combat piracy in the region.
More recently Rich was the Director of Information Systems for an intelligence community contractor in the Baltimore area, leading teams involved with database development, administration and security.
Rich holds a Masters in Management Information Systems as well as a BA in History from Hillsdale College.
Jeremy comes to Sertainty with 15+ years of IT software sales experience and has a proven track record with high growth startups – VMware and Splunk respectively. He was part of the initial sales teams that helped lead both companies to achieve $1B+ in revenue and was part of IPO’s at each. Jeremy has extensive experience working large strategic deals at Fortune 500 companies with C-level teams.
Over the past 8 years, Jeremy has partnered with companies to help transition their legacy cybersecurity strategies to a more modern approach using Splunk, the leader in the SIEM Gartner Magic Quadrant, for scalable data management and advanced security analytics. Also during this timeframe, he has been responsible for building territories from scratch, laying the foundation for both short- and long-term company success and growth. He’s been responsible for building a network of strategic partner alliances throughout the central and western states. Jeremy brings a very unique, strategic and consultative selling strategy to Sertainty.
Robin is a global senior executive and board member with 30 years of leadership experience in enterprise technology, mobility, and security while leveraging her C-level success driving transformation for AT&T, BlackBerry and Samsung. Robin is presently the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Emnovate, Chairman of Global Aviation and Partner with Valor Ventures. Emnovate is an advisory firm that delivers enterprise class services to help businesses embrace innovation. Robin has been selected to multiple public and private boards due to her collaborative, entrepreneurial approach to strategy creation, consensus building, corporate governance, and shareholder relations. Robin is a past member of the Hewlett Packard Advisory Board and the Cisco Strategic Advisory Board. Robin is also a member of the Georgia Institute of Technology Advisory Board and a Tiffany Circle Member of the American Red Cross.
Robin is a global influencer with 15 patents and is routinely tapped to present at global enterprise conferences, including the CIO Forum, Gartner and Forrester. She has received extensive exposure in Forbes, Fortune and The Wall Street Journal, and named one of the Top 100 CIOs in STEM. Inc. has identified her as one of the top 18 women to watch in 2018.