Mike has a Computer Science degree and began his career with a defense contractor developing classified military projects in the Washington DC area. Later he moved to New York where he was hired by the Associated Press (A.P.) to develop a photo editing and transmission system that could be used to send photographic material from anywhere in the world using digital satellite communications. Marenick was chosen to head the department to market and sell the product which lead to sales of over $17M in the first year. Mike holds a patent for technology he has previously developed. Marenick currently has a patent-pending for his diversified encryption technology.
Robert has earned degrees in several discipline; he is currently working towards his Masters of Management. Robert spent seven years in corporate retail as a big data scientist and capital project manager. McHugh turned his focus to creating privacy based technologies to help eliminate the risk of cyber-crime after he was personally effected by a high profile data breach. In 2014 McHugh, alongside Marenick, developed Paydunk, the first private way to pay online. McHugh recognizes the difference between cyber-security and digital privacy and seeks to develop products that provide convenience without compromising privacy.
Stephen has 15 years of experience in the field of Information Security primarily with Financial Services. He has led security teams at several international financial firms. He is a strategic and proactive information security executive specializing in balancing business needs with risks and cost of controls. He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Certified Information Security Manger (CISM).
Steve has 10 years of experience in project and program management. He has led software development teams both domestically and offshore on projects ranging from UI/UX enhancements to full eCommerce replatforming programs. Steve holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from Radford University.