What Drives Secured2? Protecting Our Families, Friends, Companies, and Individuals from Data Theft.

Secured2 is dedicated to the promise 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.

Data Security Breaches Affect Everyone to Enterprise


Ground breaking patents covering a wide range of technology related to data security, delivery and utilization of data

What’s in our patent portfolio? We have over 32 patents and inventions related to the security, delivery and utilization of data. We are constantly creating, patenting and implementing new technologies to solve the pressing data security challenges of our time and beyond.

Key technologies developed to date include:

  • Multi-Cloud, multi-point storage
  • Blockchain Replacement Technology
  • Secure data transmission
  • Multi-Dimensional Run Line Encoding
  • Beyond Encryption Technology
  • Data Conversion / Compression
  • Physical Device Security
  • Device Intrusion Detection


Senior Executives & Board of Directors

Patented Data Security Process

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 Technology Team

The Secured2 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.

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.


What do we do?

Secured2 makes solutions that help your company become more secure, productive and connected to your partners, customers & employees like never before. With a whole suite of products from email security, cloud storage, collaboration and app security we have you covered. Most importantly, our solutions are storage agnostic so at any point you can move your storage to any other provider of your choice or even your own storage. We are 100% storage agnostic and our decentralized data protection using multi-cloud storage is built into every product we make.