The Global Threat


Against the industries best efforts data breaches continue to harm the most respected companies in the world. Enter SecuredĀ²!


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CORPORATE MISSION: SecuredĀ² was founded with the mission of securing our customers data and developing cutting-edge solutions that prevent data theft. Our vision is to deliver easy to use, hacker-proof, cost-effective and innovative data security solutions. We believe that each customer is entitled to data protection and unparalleled customer service.

We are technology and business leaders who strive for innovation and excellence with a clear focus on the customer. Behind every product we make is passion and dedication to solving our customers problems through high-value solutions. We have come together to solve the data security problem.

Senior Executives & Board of Directors

Daren Klum

Daren Klum

CEO | Co-Founder

Proven and highly recognized cyber security innovator, inventor, builder and leader of successful businesses. Big corporate experience with Gartner, Sprint, Digital River, TW Telecom, Thompson Reuters coupled with founding and bringing technology start-ups to market (venture backed LiquidCool Solutions). Accomplished technologist, business leader, strong ability to solve big problems with cutting edge technology as well as developer of talent and executor of outstanding customer service.

Peter Birkeland

Peter Birkeland

CFO

Former Principal in the Minneapolis office of AVL Growth Partners, a firm providing finance and accounting services to high growth companies, CFO of Minneapolis-based RAIN Source Capital. He started his career in the tax practice for Arthur Andersen and has also worked for Accenture in various financing & accounting roles.

Mark Lewis

Mark Lewis

Dir. Business Development

Mark Lewis is a technology sales executive with a 20 year career leading sales and business development initiatives for companies like HP, Sun Microsystems and most recently Mindtree where he led the Wells Fargo Account. Mark has deep experience in enterprise solution sales and helping customers grow their business through cutting-edge solutions.

Mark Moe

Mark Moe

Board of Director

For the past 20+ years Mark has served the entrepreneurial community through a variety of roles: attorney, investment banker, mentor, and advisor. Prior to GSVlabs, Mark was a Managing Director at Cherry Tree and a Partner at ThinkEquity Partners where he ran the firms Consumer Investment Banking practice and served on its Operating Committee.

Stephen Boyle

Stephen Boyle

Board of Director

Stephen, most recently was the Microsoft Partner Chief leading the entire US partner channel. He brings to Secured2 over 17 years' experience working for companies like Oracle, Sun Microsystems where he held various senior executive roles in sales, partnerships & business development.

Technology Team

The SecuredĀ² technical team is made up of experts in the encryption, data security, artificial intelligence and cloud computing space. Due to the nature of our business & national security concerns we keep our leadership team confidential. If you need to speak with them please contact us at: info@secured2.com

Business & Technical Advisors

Joe Vandermark

Joe Vandermark

Technology Advisor

Joe has been leading cloud architecture and engineering for Microsoft with large Fortune 100 customers including banking and financial corporations, medical companies, and large multi-national conglomerates. His passion is building innovative and world changing applications on the cloud; which enables high availability, greater performance, improved reliability, and deep security of the applications and infrastructure.

Pat Ryan

Pat Ryan

Technology Advisor

Pat Ryan was formerly the Chief Technologist for Seagate Technology's thin-film component division and Vice President for Advanced R&D at Control Data. Pat has deep experience in computer systems, data storage and nanotechnology fields. Pat is also an entrepreneur deeply engaged in several cutting edge new products for the data science field.

Scott Larson

Scott Larson

Technology Advisor

Highly-regarded cyber security, cyber crime, and cyber espionage expert. Former Acting Chief, Computer Investigations Unit for the FBI and Supervisory Special Agent, Washington Field Office. Currently, Scott is CEO of Larson Security a cyber security, digital forensics and incident response company.

Paul Wendorff

Paul Wendorff

Advisor

Entrepreneur, Consultant and Advisor to leading technology companies across the country. Focused on the implementation of operational, financial and scientific plans that drive success. Balances strategic vision with the stark realities of business performance.

Kevin Cattoor

Kevin Cattoor

Advisor

Former CEO of Skybridge Americas and COO of the Minnesota Twins. Started Midwest Sports Channel, now Fox Sports Nets. Extensive leadership experience with small and medium sized companies in media, internet, and software.

Mark Pollock

Mark Pollock

Advisor

Finance executive with experience building, leading, and selling companies in the financial industry. Currently CEO of Pollock Financial Group, specializing in high-net-worth premium financing and consulting for M&A.

Ron Leirvik

Ron Leirvik

Advisor

Former Chrysler Corporation senior executive and CEO of MOEN, Inc. Broad experience, from leading large companies to funding middle market companies through his investment company, Austin Capital Partners.

Wade Fenn

Wade Fenn

Advisor

Former President at Best Buy and responsible for their record growth and expansion. Wade also served as the Senior Vice President of Operations, EVP Marketing at Best Buy. Currently Wade is CEO of voice-to-touch music platform, NAVVO.

Gen. Tim White

Gen. Tim White

Advisor

Emmy Award-winning broadcast journalist, host of the hit television series "Sightings" on Fox and producer. Tim was also a Brigadier General, United States Air Force (retired) and is currently a member of the Spectrum Group, bringing private sector business into various branches of government.

Jim Lehman

Jim Lehman

Advisor

Entrepreneur best known for his work representing touring golf pros, managing golf events, and running a course design firm. Founder of Windsong Farm Golf Club. Currently practicing law as a partner in a Minneapolis firm.

Tom Lehman

Tom Lehman

Advisor

Entrepreneur best known for his pro golf career: 1996 Open Champion, #1 World Ranking in 1997, 2011 Champions Tour leading money winner and the first to win Player of the Year on all three tours operated by the PGA Tour.

Brian Chang

Brian Chang

Advisor

Mr. Chang has a long and distinguished track record working with Chinese and American companies cross border investments. As a founder of Pacific Investment Partners, he has worked with 3M, General Mills, Medtronic, GM, ADC and other multinational companies. Prior to that, he was Vice President at Alliance-Bernstein and Director of Greater China Business Development at Softbank International.

Kevin Spanbauer

Kevin Spanbauer

Advisor

Kevin possesses a track record of providing resources to technology companies with core competencies in business development and talent acquisition, but also acting as a business catalyst to connect clients to investor communities, customers, partners, and other technical resources. Kevin is one of Minnesota's most well respected software talent executives and is CEO of High Impact Hires.

Kevin Calgren

Kevin Calgren

Advisor

For 20 years, Mr. Calgren has been an entrepreneur, investor, and technical advisor to startups with unique products and services. He has a record of accomplishment with implementing product strategy, brand clarity, internal process, and external communications that drive success.