Team

Leadership

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Kevin Kane

CEO & co-founder

15 years experience in scaling deep tech startups, software engineering, and executive leadership in financial services and hedge fund industries
U.S. Army Veteran, JAG Corps
Masters Degree, Seoul National University, Languages: Korean, English
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Andrew McElroy

CTO & co-founder

17 years experience developing deep tech capabilities and building companies.
3 Deep Tech patents in network technology, machine learning, and radio spectrum related fields.
Developed FDA-cleared AI Product, wrote ‘Quantum Threats’ for Biden Transition team
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Josh Kiluk

Chief Operating Officer

18 years experience within enterprise risk consultancy and operations management for both corporate and federal verticals
Extensive leadership across multi-functional teams to accomplish strategic objectives as a diplomat and U.S. Army Special Operation Forces
Northwestern Kellogg Executive MBA Candidate
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Derek Hetzler

Chief Product Officer

11 years in Silicon Valley developing and implementing technology products, including 6 years as a Sr. Product Manager at Meta (Facebook)
Technical experience: AI/Machine Learning, data architecture, software, and data science
Business experience: Sales, Finance, Legal, Integrity, Operations, Privacy, and Support
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Rick Zirpolo

VP of Sales

35 years of experience in Silicon Valley as an entrepreneur who founded, managed, and sold Rabbit Office Automation to Xerox




Advisory Board

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Dr. Georgianna Shea

FDD, Chief Technologist
Former Chief Engineer, MITRE

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Joseph Martin

General (Ret), U.S. Army


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Al Shoffner

Major General (Ret), U.S. Army


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Larry Whiteside

former USAF Officer,
Cybersecurity Thought Leader Identifying Ways to "Lead Global Change"

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Eric Sheridan

Former NTT Chief Scientist Head of Innovations


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Gary Sojka

Board of Directors, USTLC, Co-Founder at Potomac Institute for Policy Studies.


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Frederick (Fred) Hotchner

CIA Executive Retired


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Michael Luby, PhD

CEO of BitRipple
IEEE Richard W. Hamming Medal, Paris Kanellakis Theory and Practice Award
IEEE Eric E. Sumner Award, Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery, Fellow of the IEEE
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Ted Corcovilos, PhD

Experimental Physics, Quantum Computing Institute


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Alex Wissner-Gross, PhD

Entrepreneur, Computer Scientist


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Jose Arrieta

Former CIO U.S. Department of Health (HHS)