Meet the Phoenix Team

Meet the Phoenix Team

We are building a new infrastructure standard for DNS because we set out to build a new infrastructure that supports the 21st-century workload on DNS.

Phoenix currently comprises of a multi-talented, international team of 6 with experience in security, ML, mobile, IoT, cloud, containers, micro-segmentation and networking.

Phoenix currently comprises of a multi-talented, international team of 6 with experience in security, ML, mobile, IoT, cloud, containers, micro-segmentation and networking.

Phoenix currently comprises of a multi-talented, international team of 6 with experience in security, ML, mobile, IoT, cloud, containers, micro-segmentation and networking.

Significant experience in security, ML, mobile, IoT, cloud, containers, micro-segmentation, and networking.

 

Our team

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Zsolt Nemeth

CEO / Sales

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Serial Entrepreneur and Technologist. Passion for building innovative products and evangelizing new technologies. New love is decentralization. Specialties: Product strategies, Blockchain, Malware analysis, Cyber Security, Internet Privacy, SIEMs, Mobile Security, Big Data, Cloud Computing, Entrepreneurship Development, Angel Investing, CISA. 

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Alex Khawaja

COO / Legal

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Experienced executive with a military background bringing a demonstrated history of discipline and innovation to his role. Having worked at a Big 4 he has honed his skills in relationship management, marketing, strategy and business development, and has a strong operational focus.

Experienced executive with a military background bringing a demonstrated history of discipline and innovation to his role. Having worked at a Big 4 he has honed his skills in relationship management, marketing, strategy and business development, and has a strong operational focus.

Peter

Peter Megyesi, PhD.

CTO

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Has a PhD in Computer Science. He is an expert in Cloud Native technologies such as microservices, containers, DevOps and Kubernetes, and has a strong background in networking. Has graduated in the EIT Digital Doctoral School on Innovation & Entrepreneurship.

Has a PhD in Computer Science. He is an expert in Cloud Native technologies such as microservices, containers, DevOps and Kubernetes, and has a strong background in networking. Has graduated in the EIT Digital Doctoral School on Innovation & Entrepreneurship.

Has a PhD in Computer Science. He is an expert in Cloud Native technologies such as microservices, containers, DevOps and Kubernetes, and has a strong background in networking. Has graduated in the EIT Digital Doctoral School on Innovation & Entrepreneurship.

Has a PhD in Computer Science. He is an expert in Cloud Native technologies such as microservices, containers, DevOps and Kubernetes, and has a strong background in networking. Has graduated in the EIT Digital Doctoral School on Innovation & Entrepreneurship.

Gabriel

Gabriel Varaljay

CMO

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Digital marketing and social media punk and growth hacker. Parallel entrepreneur, startupper, who believes in maker movement, open source hardware and software solutions and cosmo-localization.

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Akos Kaldy

Backend developer

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Graduate student at Széchenyi University on Electrical and Telecomminications Engineering. Has experience in core networking, IoT hardware and software development, C++, Golang.

Advisory board

James

James Reilly

Stonepine Advisors

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Senior-level deal-maker with over 35 years of experience in high-technology corporate finance, investment banking and strategy consulting. Driven, results-oriented executive with a proven track record as an entrepreneur building a business with limited resources.

Mandeep

Mandeep Khera

Gigamon, Agari, Arxan Technologies

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Global Enterprise Software/SaaS/Cloud Marketing and General Management Executive with extensive experience in Cybersecurity, IoT, Big Data, Mobile App Development, Mandeep delivered strong and sustained contributions to revenue, profit and market expansion, while positioning multiple companies for market leadership and highly lucrative acquisitions.

Richard

Richard Stiennon

Fortinet, Webroot Software, Gartner

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Has been working at Gartner’s IT Security Research Practice. Delivering lectures on Cyber Warfare, Forbes contributor and held CMO and CSO roles.

Has been working at Gartner’s IT Security Research Practice. Delivering lectures on Cyber Warfare, Forbes contributor and held CMO and CSO roles.

Has been working at Gartner’s IT Security Research Practice. Delivering lectures on Cyber Warfare, Forbes contributor and held CMO and CSO roles.

Has been working at Gartner’s IT Security Research Practice. Delivering lectures on Cyber Warfare, Forbes contributor and held CMO and CSO roles.

Has been working at Gartner’s IT Security Research Practice. Delivering lectures on Cyber Warfare, Forbes contributor and held CMO and CSO roles.

Patrick

Patrick Consorti

IBM, Cisco, Schoolab

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Global experience in building and growing worldwide operations for global technology companies in the U.S., Asia and Europe coupled with fifteen years entrepreneurial practice in Silicon Valley with emerging companies.

Shane

Shane Shook

PwC, USAF, 4IQ, Cylance

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A recognized veteran of information technology and security consulting. An author, trainer, and expert witness in cybercrime investigations, Dr. Shook works with the team at Forgepoint Capital while also serving as an advisor to several companies in the US, UK, and Japan.

Has been working at Gartner’s IT Security Research Practice. Delivering lectures on Cyber Warfare, Forbes contributor and held CMO and CSO roles.

Has been working at Gartner’s IT Security Research Practice. Delivering lectures on Cyber Warfare, Forbes contributor and held CMO and CSO roles.

Has been working at Gartner’s IT Security Research Practice. Delivering lectures on Cyber Warfare, Forbes contributor and held CMO and CSO roles.

Has been working at Gartner’s IT Security Research Practice. Delivering lectures on Cyber Warfare, Forbes contributor and held CMO and CSO roles.

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Paul Barnes

Webroot / Carbonite

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Seasoned cybersecurity product executive, he has worked with companies of all sizes, leading strategy and product management. 

Has been working at Gartner’s IT Security Research Practice. Delivering lectures on Cyber Warfare, Forbes contributor and held CMO and CSO roles.

Has been working at Gartner’s IT Security Research Practice. Delivering lectures on Cyber Warfare, Forbes contributor and held CMO and CSO roles.

Has been working at Gartner’s IT Security Research Practice. Delivering lectures on Cyber Warfare, Forbes contributor and held CMO and CSO roles.

Has been working at Gartner’s IT Security Research Practice. Delivering lectures on Cyber Warfare, Forbes contributor and held CMO and CSO roles.

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