Pioneering QuantaMorphic™ Data Protection for Unbreakable Digital Solutions
Unlocking the Next Frontier: Harnessing the Power of QuantaMorphic™, Quantum-Secure™ Technology to Safeguard Your Digital World.
Secured2, in a remarkable departure from the customary tech success narrative, has established its foundation in the heartland of the Midwest, boldly defying industry conventions. Under the guidance of visionary founders Daren Klum and Mark Hansen, the company embarked on a transformative journey to redefine data security, surpassing the confines of traditional math-based encryption. Supported by an exceptional team of dedicated experts and fortified by strategic alliances with industry titans such as Google, Microsoft, AWS, and Oracle, Secured2 is at the forefront of shaping a secure and streamlined hybrid workforce. Not content with merely challenging the status quo, they are poised to address the most pressing challenges in our digital marketplace, spanning the domains of quantum computing, artificial intelligence, and comprehensive data security. Secured2 is determined to revolutionize the digital universe as we know it.
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A passionate group of leaders to usher in the post-quantum future.
CEO | Co-Founder
Daren is a renowned technology innovator, security expert and business leader, with over 30 patents to his credit, demonstrating his innovative spirit. His extensive experience spans roles at major corporations including Gartner, Digital River, Sprint Business, TW Telecom, and Thomson Reuters. Notably, he is the founder of LiquidCool Solutions, a venture-backed tech firm, and more recently, Secured2 Corporation, where he is pioneering quantum-secure data protection. As an accomplished technologist, Daren focuses on addressing customer problems through the development of innovative technology and business models. His contributions to the field extend to literature, as he authored 'The Answer,' a blueprint for post-quantum security.
CTO | Co-Founder
Mark is a distinguished and forward-thinking Chief Technology Officer (CTO), possessing a rich technological expertise. His history of championing software innovation and introducing advanced solutions showcases a solid track record in revolutionizing software across diverse industries. Mark's extensive experience encompasses software development, system architecture, and technology strategy, having spearheaded software operations at several large-scale firms, including United Healthcare / Optum. As a testament to his leadership and technical proficiency, Mark also successfully helmed his own software development consultancy, Topline Technologies. Here, he developed software applications tailored to client needs, including the software for the State of Minnesota's court system.
With a foundation laid in the tax practice division of Arthur Andersen, Peter charted an impressive journey in the field of finance and accounting. His experience deepened through various roles at Accenture, broadening his understanding of the industry and sharpening his deal-making skills. Stepping into significant leadership positions, Peter served as the Chief Financial Officer at RAIN Source Capital, a renowned financial institution in Minneapolis, demonstrating his astute financial acumen. His tenure as Principal at AVL Growth Partners, a firm specializing in finance and accounting services for fast-growing businesses, further underscored his competency. Peter's career is a testament to his extensive expertise and his distinguished role in shaping the financial landscape and startup community.
SVP Strategic Initiatives
Kevin is an entrepreneur with more than twenty years of experience, has consistently fostered growth in the high-tech industry and the markets in which he serves. A key accomplishment of his career is the co-founding of Network Medics, a fast-growing technology services company. After successfully steering its expansion, he exited the company in a transaction with NU-MSP. Kevin also leads Javelin, a digital marketing firm adept at providing e-marketing and web services to bolster sales. Besides his entrepreneurial activities, Kevin is an active angel investor, offering financial backing and strategic guidance to help spur expansion and revenue growth. Kevin's growth-mindset is a huge asset for Secured2.
Board of Director
Mark is an experienced consultant and advisor who has worked with innovative founders and companies globally. With over 30 years of experience, he has held various key roles in the growth and entrepreneurial communities. Mark has contributed to renowned organizations such as GSVlabs, Cherry Tree, ThinkEquity, Piper Jaffray, and practiced law in Minneapolis. He currently serves on the boards of Secured2 and Invictus Legacy, and advises AirSelfie and Cardiology Prevention. Mark's accomplishments include being named MN Cup Mentor of the Year and inducted into the MN Cup Mentor Hall of Fame for mentoring some of Minneosta's top startups.
Board of Director
Stephen, a seasoned executive with over 17 years of experience in senior leadership roles, brings a wealth of expertise to Secured2. Previously, he held the position of Microsoft Partner Chief, responsible for overseeing the entire US partner channel. Stephen's extensive background includes sales, partnerships, and business development roles at renowned companies such as Oracle, Sun Microsystems, and SHI. Currently, he leads Partner Development at Microsoft, collaborating with global companies to maximize the potential of the Microsoft ecosystem. With Stephen's impressive track record, Secured2 gains a valuable addition to their team.
Leaders of technology & industry focused on our mission of data protection
Joe is a prominent figure at Microsoft, where he holds a leadership position in cloud architecture and engineering. He has extensive experience working with major Fortune 100 clients, specifically in the banking and financial, medical, and large multi-national conglomerate sectors. Joe is deeply passionate about creating groundbreaking applications on the cloud and using industry leading security. His focus lies in leveraging the cloud's capabilities to enhance availability and security of both applications and infrastructure.
Pat has an extensive background in the computer systems, data storage, and nanotechnology fields. He previously held the positions of Chief Technologist for Seagate Technology's thin-film component division and Vice President for Advanced R&D at Control Data. Additionally, Pat is an entrepreneur actively involved in the development of innovative products for the data science field and is active in developing novel new technologies in the area of data science & emerging technologies.
Russell Brand has achieved groundbreaking work in AI, software engineering, supercomputing, and computer security. From his roles at Reasoning Systems Inc., DARPA and Lawrence Livermore National Labs, Brand has made significant contributions. His expertise in consulting and maximizing corporate valuation is evident in his best-selling book. With degrees from renowned institutions, Brand's impact extends to multiple domains, including his new business venture, Responsible.com.
Scott Larson is a highly-regarded expert in cyber security, cyber crime, and cyber espionage. With a background as a former Acting Chief of the Computer Investigations Unit for the FBI and Supervisory Special Agent at the Washington Field Office, Scott brings extensive experience. Scott founded Larson Security, a cyber security, digital forensics, and incident response company. Scott now leads security and investigations at AWS (Amazon Web Services) and continues industry leadership speaking at national events.
Wade is a highly accomplished executive with a successful background in the retail industry. He was the former President at Best Buy, responsible for their remarkable growth and expansion. With extensive experience in operations and marketing, Wade played a key role in solidifying Best Buy's market leadership. Currently, he serves as the CEO of NAVVO, a pioneering voice-to-touch music platform, where he leverages his expertise to drive innovation and create immersive user experiences in the music industry.
General Tim White (ret.)
Tim is an accomplished individual with a diverse background in broadcast journalism and military service. He is an Emmy Award-winning broadcast journalist, known for hosting the popular television series "Sightings" on Fox and serving as a producer. In addition to his successful career in journalism, Tim is a retired Brigadier General from the United States Air Force. Currently, he is an active member of the Spectrum Group, leveraging his private sector expertise to bridge the gap between businesses and government agencies.
Joe is a highly accomplished, innovative and results oriented business executive / entrepreneur with 30 years experience at companies like 3M, GMAC, SuperValu and Toro. In 1997 Joe became an Entrepreneur developing an Internet operating system jointly with Nortel Networks and Southwestern Bell. Currently, Joe is the Vice President of Traction Capital and serves as an advisor to Secured2, LAB651, and Tamarack Partners M&A firm. Joe also has owned several businesses in retail childrens products, music and more.
Ron is a seasoned business leader with a wealth of experience in various roles from management, finance and marketing. He has served as a senior executive at Chrysler Corporation and as the CEO of MOEN, Inc. Ron's expertise extends from successfully leading large corporations to providing funding and support to middle market companies through his investment firm, Austin Capital Partners. With his diverse background and extensive knowledge, Ron brings a unique perspective and a proven track record.
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