Jonathan Reeves, Chairman, Chief Strategy Officer
Alex Berlin, Director, President & CEO
Brian O’Higgins, Director, President, Brian O’Higgins and Associates
Brian O’Higgins is an executive with over 20 years as a leader in security technology development for enterprise and government customers—possibly known best for his role pioneering PKI (public key infrastructure)— and as the co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of Entrust, a leading Internet Security Company. He was also a co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of Third Brigade, a provider of security products for physical and virtualized servers that was acquired by Trend Micro in 2009. Brian’s approach to security is both visionary and pragmatic. He is a frequent presenter at security and industry events around the globe. In 2008, he was appointed as a delegate to contribute to the Global Cybersecurity Agenda of the International Telecommunications Union. He is also a founding author and contributor to the Cloud Security Alliance.
Ron Warburton, Director, Managing Partner, BDC IT Venture Funds
Ron is a an experienced senior executive with a proven record of building successful software companies over the past 26 years. During the early part of his career, he held progressively senior positions in engineering, product management, software sales and marketing. In 1991, Ron became President and CEO of Simetra Inc. after leading a management buyout. Over the following nine years, he grew Simetra’s software business across Canada and the U.S. and successfully sold it in 2000. In the process, he co-founded a second software business that he helped build and eventually sold. Ron joined BDC Venture Capital in September 2000 and is currently a Managing Partner with the BDC IT Venture Fund.
Ron has actively participated on the board of directors of a number of IT companies. Ron is a registered professional engineer and holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Queen’s University and an MBA from the University of Western Ontario.”
David J. Dutkowsky, Observer, EVP Communications Networks Division, Sanmina-SCI
Dave is EVP of the Communications Networks Division of Sanmina-SCI with responsibility for the global management of this $3B Vertical Market. In this role, Dave is responsible for creating value for customers in this segment by providing solutions spanning from design to manufacturing to end of life services. In his 10 year career with Sanmina-SCI, Dave has lived in Asia and Latin America and run operations in these regions followed by leading the Communications Networks business on a global basis from his current home in Dallas Texas. Prior to joining Sanmina-SCI, Dave’s experience included Engineering and Plant Management roles with Dupont in the US and Asia followed by Regional Management responsibility with Berg Electronics, FCI and SCI in Asia.
Dave has an MBA from University of Delaware and BSME from Clarkson University. He has also completed an Executive Leadership program at Stanford.