Secure Channels Inc. Lays Growth Foundation Through Four Strategic New Hires
Hires precede business expansion plans and strategic initiatives
IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Secure Channels Inc. (SCI), provider of innovative security solutions designed to complement existing security investments, announced today the appointment of new hires across a range of company departments. The appointments include Henry J. Sienkiewicz as the Chief Innovation & Revenue Officer, Hiro Ochi as the new Senior Vice President, Global Strategy and Enterprise Architecture and Timothy Smith as the Director of Technology Transformation.
“Our industry continues to evolve, as do the complexity, frequency and severity of cyberattacks on businesses and consumers alike,” stated Richard Blech, Chief Executive Officer of Secure Channels Inc. “With these new hires, we remain focused on staying inventive and solution focused in the space while strengthening and validating our patented encryption protocol PKMS2, for which our chief cryptographer, Dr. Jonathan Katz will be publishing his mathematical proofs that will confirm the strengths and efficacy of the patented protocol. Over the next several months, we will be unveiling expansion into new market verticals, as well as product developments and strategic partnerships, which the new executives will be instrumental in seeing through.”
The new hires each bring the following to their respective positions:
- Henry J. Sienkiewicz is the former Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Designated Authorizing Authority (DAA) for the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), provider of IT services for U.S. Department of Defense (DoD.), its mission partners and the Executive Office of the President (EOP.) He is also the author of Amazon best-selling book, “The Art of Cyber Conflict.” He will lead the team in areas such as market analysis, revenue and pipeline analysis.
- Hiro Ochi is a proven leader in enterprise architecture, information security and strategic planning across Global markets, through his work with US and Israeli organizations in successful entry into Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Chinese and other Asia-Pacific markets. He will be instrumental in ensuring Secure Channels remains agile and consistent in cross-market delivery of solutions, as well as a key force in expansion initiatives.
- Timothy Smith brings diverse technical experience, working for companies ranging from start-up to mid-sized firms, most recently serving as Chief Operations Officer for Creedenz Solutions, a mid-market CRM provider. He will work closely with the engineering team as a core leader in product and system transformation, where his expertise in project management, track record of customer satisfaction, and operational insight at the SMB level will tie in closely.
About Secure Channels Inc.: Secure Channels Inc. offers innovative, agile security solutions designed to seamlessly integrate with organizations’ existing solutions. Agnostic by nature, solutions customize to user environments without compromising protection. Our mission is to help organizations make the most of their active security tools used for authentication and data protection, while providing a cost and performance effective solution to address the ever-increasing security challenges organizations face today.
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