The Secured2 Team

Our team is committed to building leading edge solutions that improve our customers security, productivity and profitability.

Senior Executives & Board of Directors

Daren Klum
Daren Klum
CEO | Co-Founder

Daren is a proven and highly recognized cybersecurity innovator, inventor, builder and leader of successful businesses. Big corporate experience with Gartner, Sprint, Digital River, TW Telecom & Thomson Reuters. Also, founder of venture-backed LiquidCool Solutions and his recent startup Secured2 Corporation. Accomplished technologist and business leader focused on solving customer problems through innovative new technology.

Pete Birkeland
Pete 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. Peter started his career in the tax practice for Arthur Andersen and has also worked for Accenture in various financing & accounting roles.

Kevin Calgren
Kevin Calgren
VP of Channel Alliances

For over 20 years, Mr. Calgren has been an entrepreneur and responsible for business growth of high-tech companies. Including, co-founder of Network Medics one of Minnesota’s fastest growing technology services company’s. Kevin has deep experience building partner channels and leading business development growth.

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.

The Secured2 Engineering Team

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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.

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.

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.