The Company

Management Team

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Ed Macnair

CEO

Ed Macnair
CEO

Ed Macnair is CEO and brings 30 years of sales and business development expertise in the technology and IT security to CensorNet. He has a proven entrepreneurial track record of successfully developing technology companies and leads the company’s sales, marketing and product strategy.

Ed joined CensorNet to accelerate the company’s product development efforts and aggressively grow the web security revenues through its global channel partners. He was previously founder and CEO of SaaSID, a UK based single sign-on and application security vendor, which was acquired by Intermedia Inc. in September 2013. Before Intermedia and SaaSID Macnair was CEO of Marshal, a global web and email security company which merged with US web security provider 8e6 Technologies to form M86 Security. Macnair has also held senior management positions with MessageLabs, Symantec, IBM and Xerox.

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Claus Rosendal

Chief Technology Officer

Claus Rosendal
Chief Technology Officer

Claus Rosendal was a founding member of SMS PASSCODE A/S and now oversees the product strategy and development in the role of Chief Technology Officer for CensorNet including the SMS PASSCODE functionality.

Prior to founding SMS PASSCODE A/S, he was a co-founder of Conecto A/S, a leading consulting company within the area of mobile computing and IT security solutions with special emphasis on Citrix, Blackberry and other advanced handheld devices.

Prior to founding Conecto A/S, he headed up his own IT consulting company, where he was responsible for several successful ERP implementations in different companies (C5 / SAP).

Claus has been broadly recognized for his technical excellence including winner of the best master thesis in computer science (1) (1998), Dansk Selskab for Datalogi (Danish Society of Computer Science), and winner of the best master thesis in Operations Research (2) (1998/1999), Dansk Selskab for Operationsanalyse (Danish Operations Research Society). Results of the master thesis were also published later in an article (3).

In 1992 Claus represented Denmark by the Nordic Championships of Mathematics.

Claus holds a Master Degree in computer science from University of Copenhagen. http://www.dorsnet.dk/wp-content/uploads/orbit/ORbit/orbit04.pdf

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Tim Lloyd

Head of Content Security

Tim Lloyd
Head of Content Security

Tim Lloyd has over 15 years of practical and commercial experience in the IT sector, with a particular focus on Internet-related technologies and IP-based networks. In 2001 he founded a company focusing on Linux consultancy and bespoke development which is where the idea of CensorNet was first conceived.

Tim co-founded Planet Edge Ltd, a specialist Internet solutions provider, in 1998 where he led a team of developers working on innovative Internet -related systems until it was acquired by NASDAQ- listed Internet investment firm CI4NET.COM. Prior to CensorNet he was director at GlobalFreeway, Australia’s first national free Internet Service Provider, based in Sydney.

 

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Alex Kurz

Director of Sales Engineering

Alex Kurz
Director of Sales Engineering

Alex Kurz, Director of Sales Engineering at CensorNet, has over 20 years experience in the IT and security software industry. With a wealth of technical knowledge in providing engineering and implementation support to a wide range of corporate clients and service providers, Alex is responsible for growing a strong pre-sales engineer team to support the global adoption of CensorNet’s next generation cloud security solutions. His role also involves facilitating the dialogue with channel partners and customers to feedback requirements into the product development roadmap.

Alex joined CensorNet in February 2015 with the aim of strengthening the company’s position within the channel community and driving adoption amongst customers worldwide.

His experience in cloud security is unquestionable – he was formerly the technical director at Trustwave in EMEA, which acquired M86 Security in 2012, with its WebMarshal and MailMarshal solutions. Prior to this, Alex was director of technical services at M86 Security and senior solutions architect at NetIQ. Alex has also held technical development roles with BMC and CA.

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Lisa Davis

CFO

Lisa Davis
CFO

Most recently Lisa was finance director at SaaSID, a UK based single sign-on and application security vendor until it was acquired by Intermedia Inc. in September 2013. Prior to SaaSID, she has held a number of senior finance roles with companies whose turnover ranged from £1m to in excess of £100m including Pitney Bowes Ltd, Autoglass Ltd, Belron International Ltd and Audatex (UK) Ltd.

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David Hald

Chief Strategy Officer

David Hald
Chief Strategy Officer

Also a founding member of SMS PASSCODE he now acts as a liaison and a promoter of all CensorNet solutions.

Prior to founding SMS PASSCODE A/S, he was a co-founder and CEO of Conecto A/S, a leading consulting company within the area of mobile- and security solutions with special emphasis on Citrix, Blackberry and other advanced mobile solutions.

In Conecto A/S David has worked with strategic and tactic implementation in many large IT-projects. David has also been CTO in companies funded by Teknologisk Innovation and Vækstfonden.

Prior to founding Conecto, he has worked as a software developer and project manager, and has headed up his own software consulting company.

David has a technical background from the Computer Science Institute of Copenhagen University (DIKU).

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Grahame Smee

VP Sales UK

Grahame Smee
VP Sales UK

Grahame is an industry veteran and entrepreneur, having worked in the IT Channel for over 20 years. His experience includes such areas as Network Infrastructure, Internet Security and Unified Communications. Most recently Grahame was founder of a specialist Channel business in the area of cyber security. Grahame is CensorNet’s VP of sales.  With our ambitious growth plans, Gramhame will play a key role in the company’s business development.

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Russell Zientek

VP Sales Americas

Russell Zientek
VP Sales Americas

Russell joins CensorNet from Arrow ECS Americas where he was responsible for the security portfolio, leading the cybersecurity initiatives for all ECS North America lines of business with responsibility for defining the go-to-market strategy for the cybersecurity division including sales, marketing and technical teams. Prior to Arrow he was CEO of Computerlinks North America and he also held the position of Director of Professional and Technical Services at Computerlinks UK.

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Jakob Østergaard

Chief Information Officer

Jakob Østergaard
Chief Information Officer

Jakob Østergaard a founding member of SMS PASSCODE A/S now oversees the CensorNet organization for the many successful deployments our combined solutions with leading corporations in the role of Head of Consulting and Implementations.

His many years of hands-on experience give an advantage in R&D and the idea to the first SMS PASSCODE version. Prior to founding SMS PASSCODE A/S, he was a co-founder and Technical manager of Conecto A/S, a leading consulting company within the area of mobile- and security solutions with special emphasis on Citrix, Blackberry and other advanced mobile solutions.

He has i.e. developed optimizations for Citrix to make it possible to work everywhere even over the worst mobile connections.

Prior to founding Conecto A/S, he headed up his own software consulting company.

Jakob has a technical background from the Computer Science Institute of Copenhagen University (DIKU).

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Michael Tait

Technical Support Manager

Michael Tait
Technical Support Manager

Mick Tait has worked in the Internet industry since 1995, starting his career in technical support with a national ISP, before moving on to development and system administration. Mick has 20 years experience with Linux system administration as well as Unix and Windows operating systems.

Mick has over 10 years of Java programming experience and has worked on projects including an award winning e-commerce product, one of the first e-procurement solutions, a secure payment gateway for the Bank of Ireland and various smaller bespoke developments. He has previously worked on projects for PC World, National Air Traffic Services, Dickies Workwear and The Bank of Ireland to name but a few.

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