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Q-Net Security, Inc.
A new approach to cyber security which has significant advantages over current solutions. The crucial difference is that a physical hardware barrier is provided to thwart cyber attacks.
Q-Net Security, Inc. (QNS), is an innovative cyber security company based in St. Louis, Missouri. Founded in 2015 by a team of highly acclaimed technologists, engineers and security experts, QNS is driven to provide clean communication channels which leverage the public internet. Through the power, performance and the inalterable nature of silicon, the QNS hardware-barrier is a truly groundbreaking approach to cyber security.
The Q-Net Security leadership team has deep experience in bringing innovative technology to market. With decades of experience, they lead a strong group working to bring new value in cyber security.
Ronald Indeck, PH.D.
Prior to joining QNS, Dr. Indeck served as President, CTO, and Founder of VelociData, a technology spin-out delivering accelerated decisioning to global corporations. Before forming VelociData, Ron founded and was CTO to Exegy, a firm that enables over $1 trillion in trades daily. At Washington University he was the Das Family Distinguished Professor and Director of the Center for Security Technologies. His security technology has been incorporated into roughly half of the card readers in the world. He has published more than 60 peer-reviewed technical papers and been awarded more than 75 patents; been named the Bar Association Inventor of the Year; and served professional societies in various roles including IEEE Magnetics Society President.
JERRY COX, SC.D.
Founder and President
Dr. Cox is also a Senior Professor in Computer Science and Engineering at Washington University. He received his BS, MS and ScD degrees in Electrical Engineering from MIT. From 1974 to 1991, he was chair of the Washington University CSE Department and in 1997 became founder and Vice President for Strategic Planning for Growth Networks. This venture-funded chip-set company sold to Cisco in 2000 for $350M and eventually led to the top-of-the-line Cisco router, the CRS-1. Over his professional career he has taught and done research in asynchronous computing and designed and built many digital systems, using both the synchronous and asynchronous approaches. He has published over 100 scientific papers and book chapters and has thirteen patents.
Mr. Chaney has over 25 years in digital circuit design experience from the basics of circuit board design including schematic and layout to the highest density state-of-the-art FPGA’s. In particular, Scott has over 20 years experience with FPGA’s, implementing high-speed state machines, embedded control systems, network processing, soft-core processors running real-time operating systems, and he is a certified design expert for Altera’s line of FPGA’s. Mr. Chaney has spent his entire career working with small engineering firms, including one of his own, developing a wide range of products providing the underpinnings beyond engineering to enable Scott to be exceptionally effective in day-to-day business operations, fundraising, accounting and customer sales/support.
Board of Directors
The Q-Net Security Board of Directors is made up of successful business leaders who share their expertise, insight and connections to develop new partnerships and directions for the growth of Q-Net Security’s exciting new technology. Read more about the Q-Net Security Board of Directors below.
Pyrovolakis is a member of the Board of Trustees of The American College of Greece and a member of the Board of Directors at Atreyu Trading, TruBeacon, QNET Cybersecurity and the New Jersey Innovation Institute. Pyrovolakis was a judge at the MIT, Columbia, and Stonybrook Entrepreneurship competitions, and a member of the “Committee of Visitors” to the National Science Foundation.
He received his BS, MS and ScD degrees in Electrical Engineering from MIT. From 1974 to 1991, he was chair of the Washington University CSE Department and in 1997 became founder and Vice President for Strategic Planning for Growth Networks. This venture-funded chip-set company sold to Cisco in 2000 for $350M and eventually led to the top-of-the-line Cisco router, the CRS-1.
Over his professional career he has taught and done research in asynchronous computing and designed and built many digital systems, using both the synchronous and asynchronous approaches. He has published over 100 scientific papers and book chapters and has twelve patents.
Dr. Cox is a member of the National Academy of Science’s National Academy of Medicine and a fellow of the Acoustical Society of America, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and the American College of Medical Informatics.
Ms. Wince-Smith serves as a corporate director and Board Member of national and international organizations, U.S. Government policy advisory committees, charitable organizations, and as a university trustee. She is a former member of the Smithsonian National Board, the Secretary of State’s Advisory Committee on International Economic Policy and the U.S. Naval Academy Foundation Board. She also served as vice-chairman of Women Corporate Directors. She is a member of the Advisory Board of The Journal of Science Policy & Governance and she is also a member of the Commission on the Theft of American Intellectual Property, co-chaired by Craig Barrett, former chairman of Intel Corporation and former U.S. director of national intelligence, Admiral Dennis Blair. She serves on the Board of Directors of the American Associates of Japan’s prestigious Science and Technology in Society Forum, the Qatar Foundation’s R&D Advisory Board, and Ms. Wince-Smith was vice chair and former chair of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Competitiveness. She also serves on the Purdue Strategic Research Advisory Council (SRAC) and on the board of the American College of Greece, the oldest American-accredited college in Europe and the largest private college in Greece.
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Q-Net Security, Inc. (QNS) brings to market the most advanced, game-changing national intelligence grade cybersecurity solution that is simple to implement, incredibly easy to manage, superfast, and quantum compute-resistant.Link