ABOUT OUR TEAM

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John Carter

Co-founder, President, Chief Technology Officer

Former NASA engineer, security industry veteran, and system architect for solutions spanning federal and commercial applications. After starting at NASA, John spent 5 years on SIA Board of Directors and chairing Homeland Security Advisory Group, leading to becoming a SIA Executive Committee. Following 9/11, John participated in Federal “Go Teams” to establish new guidelines and define new technologies for federal security. ReconaSense includes his 7th generation of Access Control technology, this time architected to dominate the future of physical security.

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Clayton Brown

Co-founder, Vice President, Business Development

Key product visionary since 2013, bringing this integrated sensor platform to fruition following completion of dual degrees in Finance and Economics at Southern Methodist University. Clayton is a critical-minded analyst using technology to help align physical security with a data-driven future, who is familiar with machine-learning techniques and cutting-edge sensors.

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Mitchell Crowsey

Senior Software Designer

Mitch was a member of one of the first neural network teams within Boeing very early in his career. Today he is a veteran of over 20 years in the security industry, an expert at molding the power of Mercury controllers into meaningful new benefits for his customers. He has also leveraged his experience in Artificial Intelligence towards building this powerful, transformative Intelligent Unified Platform called ReconaSense, where he is the chief architect. Mitch has a BBA in Computer Information Systems from University of North Texas as well as advanced coursework in Computer Science Engineering from Southern Methodist University.

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David Dolmanet

Chief Financial Officer

David brings a quarter century of Finance, Accounting, and Operational experience across a broad spectrum of industries and company lifecycle stages. In his role, he provides executive leadership in areas of strategic direction, financial planning and analysis, customer success, logistics and supply chain management, and accounting and controls. Prior to joining Smarter Security, David was Managing Director of Financial Advisory Services at 9Gauge Partners where he managed service delivery teams for over 80 active clients.

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Jeff Brown

Co-founder, Chairman of the Board

Jeff has led ReconaSense sister company Smarter Security since 2002. He propelled the company into a consistent industry leader, recognized by Inc. magazine as one of the fastest growing privately held companies in America for six years. Under Jeff’s leadership, Smarter Security has become widely known for marketing the industry’s best technology backed by unsurpassed customer support. Jeff and his team are incredibly proud to secure many of the world’s most iconic buildings.

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James Treybig

Advisor

Jimmy was Tandem Computer’s principal Founder and served as CEO from 1974 to 1996. Under his leadership, Tandem was ranked by Inc. magazine as the fastest growing public company is America in 1980. Jimmy was recognized by UPSIDE Magazine as one of the “100 People Who Changed Our World” and by Silicon Valley’s Software Development Forum for its “2002 Visionaries – Silicon Valley Pioneers.” He was honored for his support of entrepreneurship as a 2008 Austin Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award recipient. Jimmy received the Entrepreneur of the Year awards from both Stanford Graduate School of Business and Harvard Graduate School of Business. Based in Austin, Texas, Jimmy is currently a Venture Partner with NEA, working closely with their information technology practice sourcing new deals and evaluating new investment opportunities. Current board memberships include TabbedOut, eRelevance and Network Kinetix.

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Ken Eickmann, Lt. General

Advisor

Lieutenant General Kenneth Eickmann has served in a number of leadership positions in the U.S. Air Force. He served as a commander at Aeronautical Systems Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, in Ohio. There he led the Air Force’s center of excellence for research, development and acquisition of aircraft, aeronautical equipment and munitions. General Eickmann also served as commander at Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center, the largest military and industrial complex in the Department of Defense. Today he serves on a number of boards and is Deputy Director, Center for Energy Security at University of Texas.

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Al Gold

Advisor

Al is a widely known and respected security industry executive who has led sales teams to great success over several decades.
Among other roles, Al was Senior Vice President for Ultrak where he led International CCTV Sales as well as national accounts. During his tenure he drove tremendous growth in the company’s long global relationship with Walmart. Since 2002 he has been a global mergers & acquisitions consultant focused primarily on the security industry.

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Steve Lindsey

Advisor

Steve Lindsey, CPP, is a security and loss prevention industry expert. He developed his expertise serving in several Security and Loss Prevention roles during his 35-year career at Walmart Stores, Inc. Steve started his career by leading multiple regions within the Walmart Stores Division. He continued his career leading the Sam’s Club Loss Prevention Division, Walmart Homeland Security, Walmart Security Technology and Global Security Services, a division of Walmart with over 300 team members.