Our Board



VP, Android Security & Privacy for Google
Dave Kleidermacher is vice president of Android security and privacy at Google. He heads the team that is responsible for protecting the Android ecosystem, which includes the Play Store and Pixel devices (phones by Google).

Prior to his role at Google, Dave 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 is a frequent speaker and writer in the area of computer security. He delivered the 2014 Embedded World Conference Keynote, “Securing the Internet of Things” and is the author of Embedded Systems Security.




Sr. Principal Security Engineer for Amazon
Andrew Roths is senior principal security engineer for Amazon’s consumer devices division. His responsibilities vary across a multitude of security roles, including the creation of new features and designs. They encompass design and code reviews, incident response to training and education, internal policies, standards, and legislation covering both server side and client side.

Before joining Amazon, Andrew was a senior security software engineer lead for Microsoft and an ethical hacker for IBM.




Sr. Director, Security Architecture for Comcast
Asad Haque has over 25 years of progressive responsibilities in information security specializing in scale security for APIs, IoT devices, and embedded systems. He has designed blockchainbased 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 for T-Mobile
Darren Kress is a veteran of information security with 27 years of experience leading efforts to secure critical infrastructure for Fortune 100 companies and the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). Over the past 10 years, Darren has led nearly every aspect of cybersecurity at T-Mobile. Currently, he leads telecommunications infrastructure security.

As a recently retired U.S. Air Force cyber warfare officer, Darren’s background also includes commanding numerous cyberspace missions. He was a key contributor to the development of the DoD’s future concept of cyber operations protecting the nation’s critical infrastructure.




Senior Marketer for NXP Semiconductor

Michael Dow has worked in the semiconductor industry–for Motorola, Freescale, and now NXP–for 23 years. He has a Professional Engineering License in the state of Texas in Controls Engineering. Michael spent 10 years in the Fab as a controls engineer/manager before moving to Corporate Standards for four years, where he drove efforts for the industrial standards WirelessHART and ISA100. He then transitioned to the Microcontroller Division as a business developer/marketer, where he has specialized in Industrial IoT, smart energy, and security for the last nine years.


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Director of Business Development for Resideo Technologies, Inc.

David Kaufman is director of business development for Resideo Technologies, Inc. and the company’s primary representative for any IoT-related standard or alliance. During his 30-plus years in automation, David has held various executive sales, marketing, and general management roles and generated consistent organic business growth totaling over $500 million.

David has filled key positions in the Wireless Industrial Network Alliance, the HART Communications Foundation, and the Open Connectivity Foundation. He was a charter board member of the Wireless Compliance Institute, the Energy Information Standards Alliance, and the OpenADR Alliance and has received numerous industry awards, including two from the U.S. National Institute of Technology (NIST). He holds multiple U.S. patents and is a published author on wireless technologies.




CTO, IoT Solutions at ioXt
Brad Ree is chief technology officer of IoT solutions at ioXt. In this role, he leads ioXt’s 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 is highly versed in many IoT protocols and their associated security models.