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


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

Josh Kiluk

Chief Operating Officer

multi-functional teams in National Defense and Diplomacy
Extensive leadership across mission-critical,

Derek Hetzler

Chief Product Officer

11 years in Silicon Valley developing and implementing software,
including 6 years as a Sr. Product Manager at Meta (Facebook)
managing AI/Machine Learning, data architecture, and software engineers

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


Adam Firestone

EVP of Systems Engineering

30 years’ experience in the conception, design, development, and delivery of innovative and disruptive technology systems, in public and commercial sectors, with a focus on security, resilience, and cryptography
7 technology patents related to multilevel security, cryptography, cryptosystems, and decentralization
Developed and taught graduate courses in systems engineering, technology, and cryptography at Georgetown University

Hilary MacMillan

EVP of Systems Engineering

20+ years of experience in conceiving, defining, designing, and delivering technology systems and in developing organizations in both the federal and commercial sectors at SAIC, Leidos, Sāftrus, and Cylogic
6 patents related to cryptography implementations and decentralization
Adjunct professor at Georgetown University, developed and taught graduate courses in Cryptography and Systems Integration

Advisory Board


Dr. Georgianna Shea

FDD, Chief Technologist
Former Chief Engineer, MITRE


Joseph Martin

General (Ret), U.S. Army


Al Shoffner

Major General (Ret), U.S. Army


Eric Sheridan

Former NTT Chief Scientist Head of Innovations


Gary Sojka

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


Frederick (Fred) Hotchner

CIA Executive Retired


Ted Corcovilos, PhD

Experimental Physics, Quantum Computing Institute


Jose Arrieta

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