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Business Description: CipherLoc Corporation (the “Company”) was incorporated in Texas on June 22, 1953 as American Mortgage Company. On March 15, 2015, the Company changed its name to CipherLoc Corporation. The ticker symbol is CLOK and trades on the OTCQB. CipherLoc Corporation is a provider of advanced encryption technology that enables smarter privacy and better security both today and in the coming quantum computing era. Our innovative solutions are based on patented polymorphic encryption technology which adds a layer of protection to existing products, services, and applications. We deliver solutions that are secure, synergistic, and scalable across a variety of applications and markets that demand mission-critical encryption capabilities.

Contact Information:
21819 N Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85255
Phone:  866-401-6552
Email: Info@cipherloc.net

Profile Data:
SIC - Industry Classification - 7374 - Services - Computer Processing and Data Preparation
Incorporated In: TX, USA
Year of Inc. - 1953

Company Officers:

Andrew Borene - President & CEO
Dr. Milton Mattox - COO
Ben Poernomo - CMO & VP of Products

Ryan Polk - Interim CFO

Company Directors:

Tom Wilkinson - Chairman of the Board 
Anthony Ambrose - Lead Independent Director
David Chasteen - Independent Director
Zeynep Young - Independent Director
Dr. Sammy Davis - Indepenent Director
Andrew Borene - Director
Michael Delagarza - Director


Directors and Executive Officers

Set forth below is information regarding the Company’s current directors and executive officers. There are no family relationships between any of our directors or executive officers. The directors are elected annually by stockholders. The executive officers serve at the pleasure of the Board of Directors.


Name       Title
Andrew Borene       President & CEO
Dr. Milton Mattox       COO & VP of Engineering
Ben Poernomo       CMO & VP of Products
Anthony Ambrose       Independent Director
Tom Wilkinson       Chairman of the Board
Dr. Sammy Davis       Independent Director
David Chasteen       Independent Director
Zeynep Young       Independent Director

The 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:

Andrew Borene has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of CipherLoc Corporation (OTC: CLOK), a publicly held developer of quantum-secure encryption technology, since November 2019. Andrew joined CipherLoc from Symantec Corporation where he led the company’s National Security Group. Andrew has also led high-performing teams and initiatives for companies including IBM, LexisNexis, Booz Allen Hamilton, Wells Fargo and several advanced technology startups. He was also a senior advisor to the Director of the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) as a contractor to the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI). In government, Andrew has served as an Associate Deputy General Counsel at the Pentagon and as a U.S. Marine Corps intelligence officer and cryptologic officer. He has received the FBI Director’s Award for Exceptional Service in the Public Interest and is a life member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He holds a B.A. in Economics from Macalester College and a J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School. He completed executive education in international development finance at Harvard University, and the U.S. Marine Corps University’s Expeditionary Warfare School. He is a licensed attorney in Washington, D.C. and a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

Dr. Milton Mattox, Chief Operating Officer & VP of Engineering. Dr. Mattox is an experienced, senior technology executive with an extensive background in software engineering, application development, IT infrastructure and team management. This includes a proven track record of transforming and accelerating technology development and delivery in alignment with the goals of global businesses. His professional experience includes an executive vice president position at Lucent Technologies with executive level experience at Intuit, Mitel, SHPS, Narus, India, Cigna, and CGI. Dr. Mattox holds a Doctorate in Organization and Leadership from the University of San Francisco, an M.B.A from City University of Seattle, a Bachelor of Science, Electronic Engineering Technology from DeVry University and a Global Leadership Certification Program, Thunderbird School of Global Management. 

Ben Poernomo, Chief Marketing Officer, brings extensive cybersecurity experience in threat analysis and response, commercial channel development and government sales leadership. He was previously engaged in the National Security Group at Symantec, where he oversaw sales and engineering activity in the federal public sector, including threat intelligence. He was also Chief of Operations for IBM's X-Force Command CTOC, where he led immersive cyber incident simulations and responses for Global 2000 and larger enterprises. Additionally, he has led innovative technology development programs in various Department of Defense agencies while at Visionist, Inc and has experience in procurement for joint cyber capability programs of the US armed forces.His experience includes eight years of service in the U.S. Army's intelligence and cyber operations.

Ryan Polk, Interim 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). 

Anthony Ambrose, Lead Independent Director, 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.

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 presently 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.

Dr. Sammy Davis serves as an Independent Director of the Company who has over 20 years’ experience in operations, finance, budgeting, financial reporting, revenue cycle management, inventory, payroll, accounts receivable and payable, and information systems in the healthcare industry. He has held numerous managerial positions as the Chief Executive Officer and Administrator. Dr. Davis holds a Doctor of Public Health degree from the University of Texas. 

David Chasteen serves as an Independent Director who brings direct leadership experience in the information security, military and intelligence communities. He is currently the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for the San Francisco Police Department and the President of the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Commission. His background includes serving as a Captain with the Third Infantry Division of the United States Army, working as a Financial Advisor at Merrill Lynch and UBS, and as a Chief Technology Officer at L-3 MPRI. Additionally, he served on the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) board of advisors before joining the National Clandestine Service and serving as the Executive Officer of the CIA’s Covert Action Staff. He has also worked as the Threat Intelligence Officer for the City and County of San Francisco. David earned a BS in Political Science at Ball State University’s Honors College. 

Zeynep Young serves as an Independent Director has 20 years of entrepreneurship and consulting experience in the technology sector. She currently serves as a Venture Partner at Next Coast Ventures. Previously, Ms. Young was the founder and CEO of Double Line Partners (DLP), an ed-tech data company she bootstrapped and grew to $18M in revenues prior to a successful exit to private equity. She was a portfolio manager with the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation, where she managed a $150 million portfolio investing in disruptive technologies to improve public education and health outcomes, and an Associate Principal at McKinsey & Company in the worldwide high-tech practice. Ms. Young was named an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award Finalist in Central Texas in 2013 and was on the Forbes list of Women Who Built Outstanding Companies. She has an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and a BA from Rice University. 

Michael De La Garza is a director with 27 years of experience in the software industry as an executive officer and founder of numerous companies both private and publicly traded. His career started in 1991 as the COO of a medical imaging company and subsequently founded or co-founded three other software companies where he served as President and/or CEO. Michael studied computer science at Southwest Texas State University and received a Computer Science Technical degree from Danforth Technical College in 1980.

Common Shares Outstanding:

9/30/16 - 5,268,859
2/2/17 - 5,675,359
11/14/18 - 40,783,164
8/19/19 - 40,783,164
12/31/19 - 41,972,510

Share Structure:
Market Value    $ 33,016,083 
    a/o February 7, 2020
Authorized Shares    681,000,000    a/o December 31, 2019

Outstanding Shares    41,972,510    a/o , December 31, 2019

Par Value - 0.01
Shareholders of Record - 1,163 a/o December 31, 2019
-Restricted    33,571,919
-Unrestricted    8,220,591
-Held at DTC    Not Available

Float  8,220,591  a/o Feb 7, 2020

1M Preferred shares issued - convertible 1 to 1.5 common - Convertible to 1,500,000 common

** Entity Public Float Value (a/o 2-7-20): $6,494,266 **

Transfer Agent:
Pacific Stock Transfer Co.
4045 Spencer St # 403
Las Vegas, NV 89119-5272
(702) 361-3033

SEC Filings:

  Market Value  $ 33,016,083 a/o Feb 7, 2020
Authorized Shares 681,000,000 a/o Dec 31, 2019
  Outstanding Shares 41,972,510 a/o Dec 31, 2019
  -Restricted 33,571,919
  -Unrestricted 8,220,591
  Held at DTC Not Available
Float $6,494,266 a/o Feb 7, 2020
  Par Value 0.01
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CLOK News: Amended Quarterly Report (10-q/a) 02/18/2020 08:04:57 AM
CLOK News: Quarterly Report (10-q) 02/14/2020 04:13:33 PM
CLOK News: Current Report Filing (8-k) 02/04/2020 08:51:31 AM
CLOK News: Annual Report (10-k) 01/10/2020 05:09:57 PM
CLOK News: Notification That Annual Report Will Be Submitted Late (nt 10-k) 12/30/2019 04:16:02 PM
#21400  Sticky Note What does the fact that CLOK closed down Slojab 03/22/20 05:30:41 PM
#21372  Sticky Note ECS and QuantaNova Announce Sales and Delivery Partnership CLOKtickticktick 03/12/20 02:32:50 PM
#20895  Sticky Note Agreed. Best news for CLOK shareholders. TronCarter 11/30/19 12:41:49 PM
#21403   As the share price has dwindled I've tried clok-em-dead 03/28/20 03:53:45 PM
#21402   Court dates should be delayed with the virus. clok-em-dead 03/28/20 08:04:40 AM
#21401   Clockem I enjoy reading your Posts Hemaygoalltheway 03/22/20 07:56:07 PM
#21400   What does the fact that CLOK closed down Slojab 03/22/20 05:30:41 PM
#21399   Actually I have no idea what they are doing, sammylake 03/22/20 05:02:12 PM
#21398   Does anyone know what this company CLOK actually elkonig 03/22/20 11:24:21 AM
#21397   It would definitely be a great time for clok-em-dead 03/21/20 06:12:56 AM
#21396   Over the last few weeks many $Billions$ have Doubbledown 03/20/20 10:34:57 PM
#21395   The Cyber Security sector is hot!! The stocks Doubbledown 03/20/20 10:25:42 PM
#21394   Maybe management can send out a message or sammylake 03/20/20 04:07:58 PM
#21393   Way lower then that. Maybe management can give sammylake 03/20/20 03:56:59 PM
#21392   .44 yes. But for how long???? Something has clok-em-dead 03/20/20 01:05:39 PM
#21391   Meanwhile, CLOK is trading at .44 Nietzsche 03/20/20 12:17:24 PM
#21390   CNBC is reporting that cyber security stocks way sammylake 03/20/20 11:15:18 AM
#21389   Sensitive government information usually means sensitive but unclassified. fsoalex 03/16/20 09:31:44 PM
#21388   A buyer for every seller. clok-em-dead 03/16/20 07:37:39 PM
#21387   Painful times indeed. clok-em-dead 03/16/20 07:37:11 PM
#21386   Yes, but it smells like opportunity. omtrader 03/16/20 04:47:10 PM
#21385   30 pebbles OMG Scary Territory!!!!!! Hemaygoalltheway 03/16/20 04:03:21 PM
#21384   Someone has 50,000 shares for sale at .70 ??? clok-em-dead 03/13/20 09:31:41 AM
#21383   No speculation...... FIPS (Federal Information Processing Standard) 140-2 is clok-em-dead 03/13/20 07:50:05 AM
#21382   Print Release March 12, 2020 CORRECTION: Cipherloc Corporation Introduces New clok-em-dead 03/13/20 07:35:21 AM
#21381   Well I personally don't believe a huge company clok-em-dead 03/12/20 05:49:47 PM
#21380   Validation does come from a contract, NOT a SleuthHound 03/12/20 05:41:35 PM
#21379   Am I to believe that the "UNHACKABLE AND clok-em-dead 03/12/20 05:28:04 PM
#21378   How does this mean we are validated?! SleuthHound 03/12/20 05:10:09 PM
#21377   So, who's next? ManTech? DataPath? Symantec? IBM? Microsoft? clok-em-dead 03/12/20 04:42:58 PM
#21376   Guess there is no more speculation. After today's clok-em-dead 03/12/20 04:19:11 PM
#21375   The Cyber Security Maturity Model Certification...... https://www.insidegovern clok-em-dead 03/12/20 04:16:53 PM
#21374   Major statement from Steve Hittle..... Quote..... "With the necessary evolutio clok-em-dead 03/12/20 03:54:02 PM
#21373   HUGE NEWS !!!!!!!!!!!! Well done Andrew Borene!!!!!!!!! WOW WOW WOW clok-em-dead 03/12/20 03:31:52 PM
#21372   ECS and QuantaNova Announce Sales and Delivery Partnership CLOKtickticktick 03/12/20 02:32:50 PM
#21371   Under Jonathan's bio.... Quote.... From launching niche beverage brands to clok-em-dead 03/12/20 09:13:02 AM
#21370   From Jonathan's bio ......About Specialties: Core competencies include: interna clok-em-dead 03/12/20 08:29:25 AM
#21369   Great addition to our Cipherloc team, Jonathan Oggiono clok-em-dead 03/12/20 08:21:34 AM
#21367   It's ludicrous for me to think that any clok-em-dead 03/11/20 08:35:12 PM
#21366   Pure speculation! SleuthHound 03/11/20 07:23:06 PM
#21365   Is it just a coincidence that CLOKtickticktick 03/11/20 06:39:01 PM
#21364   ECS does penetration testing. OBVIOUSLY THEY WOULD NOT clok-em-dead 03/11/20 03:05:50 PM
#21363   Somebody please tell me this is going to clok-em-dead 03/11/20 12:14:38 PM
#21362   QuantaNova Initiates New FIPS 140-2 Certification Request for CLOKtickticktick 03/11/20 11:43:12 AM
#21361   We are going to be a major player clok-em-dead 03/11/20 11:19:03 AM
#21360   That is some First agreement for The New Hemaygoalltheway 03/11/20 10:14:19 AM
#21359   New tech partner - betterSAFEthansorry 03/11/20 09:48:36 AM
#21358   Cipherloc Corporation Introduces New QuantaNova (TM) Division and clok-em-dead 03/11/20 08:34:06 AM
#21357   This is a much different company. Congratulations clok-em-dead 03/10/20 06:21:26 PM
#21356   Well Andrew Borene, I AM IMPRESSED !!!!!!!!!! Validation of clok-em-dead 03/10/20 05:05:07 PM
#21355   Major news here inside this PR...... “The PKPA and clok-em-dead 03/10/20 02:55:05 PM
#21354   This company is ready to explode!!!!!!!! clok-em-dead 03/10/20 02:45:46 PM
#21353   Mar 10, 2020 CLOKtickticktick 03/10/20 12:18:42 PM