Business Description: SideChannel, Inc. (the “Company” or “SideChannel”). Effective July 5, 2022, the Company changed its name to “SideChannel, Inc.” following its acquisition of SideChannel, Inc., a Massachusetts corporation, on July 1, 2022. SideChannel is committed to creating top-tier cybersecurity programs for mid-market companies to help them protect their assets. SideChannel employs what it believes to be the field's most skilled and experienced talent to harden these companies' defenses against cybercrime, in its many forms. SideChannel's team of C-suite level information security officers possess a combined experience of over 400 years in the industry. To date, SideChannel has created more than 50 multi-layered cybersecurity programs for its clients.
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DIRECTORS, EXECUTIVE OFFICERS, AND CORPORATE GOVERNANCEThe CEO, directors, and officers of the Company will hold office until additional members or officers are duly elected. The background and principal occupations of the directors and officers of the Company are as follows:
Anthony Ambrose, Lead Independent Director, Executive Committee Member, has served for the past six years as a director, President and Chief Executive Officer of Data I/O, the leading global provider of advanced data and security programming solutions, and a Nasdaq listed company (DAIO). Prior to Data I/O, Mr. Ambrose was Owner and Principal of Cedar Mill Partners, LLC, a strategy consulting firm since 2011. From 2007 to 2011, he was Vice President and General Manager at RadiSys Corporation, a leading provider of embedded wireless infrastructure solutions, where he established the telecom platform business and grew it to over $125M in annual revenues. He was previously general manager and held several other progressively responsible positions at Intel Corporation, where he led development and marketing of standards-based communications platforms and grew the industry standard server business to over $1B in revenues. Mr. Ambrose has a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from Princeton University.
Brian Haugli, Director, President & Chief Executive Officer, has been the Managing Partner of SideChannel since September 2017. Since October 2020, Mr. Haugli has been the founder of RealCISO, a cybersecurity risk assessment SaaS platform, and has been the creator and host of #CISOlife YouTube and Podcast since August 2019. Mr. Haugli was an Adjunct Professor at Boston College from June 2020 through January 2022, an advisor to Zscaler from September 2019 to 2020, and worked for the Hanover Group from May 2015 to April 2019, most recently as VP, Chief Security Officer.
Ryan Polk, Chief Financial Officer, brings more than 25 years of experience in executive and financial roles at companies ranging from emerging growth to the Fortune 500. Mr. Polk has been the principal of Perissos Partners, an executive consulting firm, since June 2017. While at Perissos, Mr. Polk served in CFO roles at Generation Next and Cellpoint Corporation. From July 2011 to May 2017, Mr. Polk served in executive roles in the portfolio companies owned by Lacy Diversified, a family office based in Indianapolis, IN which actively managed investments in distribution, light manufacturing, and supply chain management with combined revenue approaching $2 billion. He also led the mergers and acquisition team for Lacy. From August 2008 to June 2011, Mr. Polk served as the Vice President for Corporate Financial Planning and Analysis for Brightpoint, a publicly traded, Fortune 500 mobile device logistics company, based in Indianapolis, IN prior to its sale to Ingram Micro. He began his career at Ernst & Young in the firm’s tax consulting group. Mr. Polk earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Industrial Management from Purdue University – Krannert School of Management in 1990. Mr. Polk is also a certified public accountant (inactive).
Tom Wilkinson, Chairman of the Board, brings a background in public accountancy and C-level executive experience for a Nasdaq listed company to Cipherloc. He owns and operates Wilkinson & Company, a financial and business consulting firm focused on emerging growth pre-IPO and public companies. Mr. Wilkinson previously served as the Chief Executive Officer of Xplore Technologies until the sale of the company to Zebra Technologies in 2018. Xplore was a NASDAQ listed public company and the sale resulted in a superior return to the investors. Prior to becoming the CEO, Mr. Wilkinson served as the company's Chief Financial Officer and led a successful operational turnaround driving the business to profitability. He is also an experienced audit partner at a public accountancy firm he founded and grew to seven offices and served as CFO of Amherst Holdings, a privately held corporation. Mr. Wilkinson currently serves on the board of Astrotech (ASTC) and is a CPA in the State of Texas.
Hugh Regan, Independent Director, recently retired from his role as Secretary, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer of inTEST Corporation, a publicly traded manufacturer of capital equipment used in the semiconductor industry and other markets, and currently works as a private consultant to businesses, assisting them with various strategic issues. Mr. Regan served in his roles at inTEST for just over 25 years, from April 1996 until June 2021. From 1985 to April 1996, Mr. Regan served in various financial capacities for Value Property Trust, a publicly traded real estate investment trust, including Vice President of Finance from 1989 to September 1995 and Chief Financial Officer from September 1995 until April 1996. Mr. Regan qualifies as an independent member of the Company’s Board of Directors and will serve as the Chairperson of the Company’s Audit Committee.
DebbieMacConnel, Independent Director, has been involved in the computer industry for 34 years, retiring recently from the IBM Corporation after 28 years. Prior to her retirement, Ms. MacConnel was instrumental in transforming information technology for IBM’s human resources function, which supported up to 450,000 employees. Ms. MacConnel’s team at IBM was also responsible for transforming the succession planning process for executive selection and promotion, along with enhancing the processes for mergers and acquisition management and talent acquisition. Ms. MacConnel qualifies as an independent member of the Company’s Board of Directors.
Kevin Powers, Independent Director, is the founder and director of the Master of Science in Cybersecurity Policy and Governance Programs at Boston College and is an Assistant Professor of the Practice at Boston College Law School and in Boston College’s Carroll School of Management’s Business Law and Society Department. Mr. Powers is also a Cybersecurity Research Affiliate at the MIT Sloan School of Management, and he has taught courses at the U.S. Naval Academy, where he was also the Deputy General Counsel to the Superintendent. Mr. Powers qualifies as an independent member of the Company’s Board of Directors.
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