About Us> Management
Louis Parks – President and CEO
Louis Parks is a co-founder of SecureRF, developer of the world's first public-key linear cryptography methods used for identification, authentication, and data protection in anti-counterfeiting solutions, wireless sensors, and monitoring high-value supply chains.
Prior to co-founding SecureRF, Louis was the senior vice president of marketing and strategy for G-Log, an innovative internet logistics company which was acquired by Oracle. For 10 years prior to G-Log, he was CEO/President of Client Technologies, Inc., a New York-based provider of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) applications for the financial sector that was acquired by a Canadian company. Louis served as President of RKO/Warner Video where he was responsible for technology, operations and acquisitions throughout North America.
Earlier in his career, he held both sales and engineering positions with IBM.
Louis has consulted to Homeland Security on U.S. electronic border initiatives and has served as a resource to the White House on security issues related to the new electronic passports and passport cards. He was on the Board of Advisors of the National Center for Aerospace Leadership (NCAL),a partnership between US industry, academia and government teams, and is currently an active member on the GS1/EPCglobal and US TAG ISO standards committees.
Dr. Iris Anshel – Chief Scientist
Dr. Anshel is an accomplished mathematician and cryptographer. In addition to extensive research and publications, Dr. Anshel has experience in the commercialization of security technology. As a co-founder of Arithmetica, she was responsible for documenting methods for commercial deployment of new cryptography protocols including the AAG Braid Group Cryptosystem and supported sales and business development activity.
Brian A. Marks, J.D. Ph.D. – Administration | Operations
Brian A. Marks, J.D., Ph.D., who handles administrative, financial and regulatory affairs for SecureRF, has over twenty years of professional operational experience managing administration, finance, human resources, information technology, and legal affairs with start-up and emerging U.S. and international domiciled growth companies. He was formerly the Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and General Counsel at G-Log, a global logistics software company
Marks is also an Adjunct Professor, Department of Government & Politics, and Department of Economics & Finance at Sacred Heart University and is a former Lecturer at the Babson College, Economics Division. He earned his Ph.D. and M.A. in Economics, and J.D. from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, is a member of the Bar of the District of Columbia and currently holds Secret Level Clearance with the U.S. Government.
Joanne C. Kelleher – Director of Marketing
Ms. Kelleher has broad experience marketing for technology companies in the B2B space. She is responsible for the marketing efforts for SecureRF, authors the RFID Security blog and handles SecureRF's recruiting, grant writing and SBIR grant administration. Ms. Kelleher is also an active member of the RFID Security Alliance, contributing to their marketing efforts and the RFIDSA blog.
Ms. Kelleher was previously the Director of Marketing at Imaging Solutions, Inc. and the Director of Marketing and Human Resources at Pinnacle Decision Systems, Inc. (acquired by Tallan). She also has experience as a project manager, systems trainer and user systems analyst at a large insurance company. Ms. Kelleher earned her MBA in Finance from The University of Connecticut.