Board of Directors
Founder & Chairman
Mobilitie Group Founder and Chairman Gary Jabara started his firm in 2006. Today, Mobilitie owns, operates and has deployed billions of dollars' worth of wireless infrastructure-making it the largest privately held owner of wireless infrastructure and one of the largest wireless service firms in the U.S. Under Gary's leadership, Mobilitie has built a diverse portfolio of assets composed of cell towers, Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS), small cells and Wi-Fi networks. It owns and operates the world's largest Wi-Fi network in Las Vegas. It also owns DAS networks at more U.S. venues than any other infrastructure firm, serving sports powerhouses (MLB, NBA, MLS and NFL), airports, public transit and brand partners MGM Resorts and Churchill Downs. The highest mobile data traffic ever recorded during an event was carried on a Mobilitie DAS network.
CTO IoT Solutions
Brad Ree is Chief Technology Officer of IoT Solutions at ioXt. Brad leads ioXt blockchain-enabled security platform, which brings carrier-grade security to the unlicensed home, enterprise, and industrial markets. Brad also serves as Security Advisory Chair for ZigBee and holds over 25 patents. He has developed communication systems for AT&T, General Electric, and Arris.
Before joining ioXt, Brad was Vice President of IoT security at Verimatrix, where he led the development of blockchain solutions for ecosystem operators. He has a bachelor's degree in engineering from Western Michigan University and is highly versed in many IoT protocols and their associated security models.
VP Security, Platforms and Ecosystems
Dave Kleidermacher is the VP of Security in the Platforms and Ecosystems PA at Google. In this role he heads the Android Security and Privacy team that is responsible for protecting the Android ecosystem - this includes the Play Store and Pixel devices, phones by Google. Prior to his role at Google, Dave has held positions as SVP/Chief Security Officer at Blackberry, Chief Technology Officer at Integrity Global Security and VP/Chief Technology Officer at Green Hills Software. Dave earned his bachelor of science in computer science from Cornell University and is a frequent speaker and writer in the area of computer security. Speaker credits include delivering the 2014 Embedded World Conference Keynote, “Securing the Internet of Things” and author of the book “Embedded Systems Security”, Elsevier 2012.
Senior Principal Security Engineer
Senior Principal Security Engineer for Amazon's consumer devices division. Andrews’ responsibilities vary across a multitude of security roles including creating new features and new designs. These responsibilities include design and code reviews, incident response to training and education, internal policies, standards and legislation covering both server side and client side.
Andrews is based in Seattle with a stint at Amazon's Silicon Valley offices. Outside of work, he is an amateur bike racer and a more amateur rock climber.
Director, Security Architecture
Asad Haque has over twenty-five (25) years of progressive responsibilities in Information Security specializing in scale security for APIʼs, IoT devices and embedded systems. He has designed Blockchain based decentralized and autonomous authentication and authorization for constrained devices.
Prior to joining Comcast, Asad pioneered Managed Security Services for Netrex Secure Solutions, including Firewall in the Cloud architecture and managed Intrusion Prevention Service. He possesses extensive hands-on experience as a Chief Application and Network Architect, including experience in systems management, information security, software development, large secure network (TCP/IP) design and deployment, departmental oversight and management.
Sr. Director, Telecom Security
Darren is a veteran of information security with 27 years leading efforts to secure critical infrastructure for Fortune 100 companies and the US Department of Defense. Darren has led nearly every aspect of cybersecurity while at T-Mobile over the past 10 years and currently leads Telecommunications Infrastructure Security.
As a recently retired U.S. Air Force Cyber Warfare Officer, Darren commanded numerous cyberspace missions and was a key contributor to the development of the DoDʼs future concept of cyber operations protecting the nation's critical infrastructure.