Device Authority is proud to have leaders who are industry experts with proven experience in the IoT, Security and Enterprise software marketplaces.
Darron Antill, Chief Executive OfficerDarron has extensive experience in leading and growing IT companies that specialize in security & analytics software & services. Prior to his CEO role at Device Authority, Darron was CEO of AppSense, a global software company, where he was responsible for driving the global growth of the company by entering and expanding into new markets, while delivering new and innovative products that are helping companies transform their workspace management initiatives. During his tenure, Darron guided the company to a 270% increase in revenues to more than $100M, expanded the company globally, increased global headcount by more than 300% and helped AppSense raise a $70M investment round from Goldman Sachs. Additionally, Darron led the strategic acquisition of mobile player RAPsphere, a vital component to AppSense's portfolio of workspace solutions.
Rao Cherukuri, Chief Technology OfficerRao is a technology innovator, entrepreneur and seasoned executive in Silicon Valley. He founded and led venture-backed IT infrastructure startups that delivered award-winning products over the last two decades in Networking, Security and Analytics. He holds five patents in Trusted Computing, Containers and Networking. Rao has also advised, invested in, and served on the boards of several technology startups in the areas of Security, IoT and Next-generation application infrastructure.
Peter Cumberland, Financial ControllerPeter is a CIMA qualified accountant specialising in preparing and enabling businesses for further growth and has around 20 years experience within the software and technology industries. At Device Authority Peter is responsible for finance, HR, core commercial systems and facilities. Key areas of focus include robust financial planning, cash generation with keen cost management as well as business process simplification through the implementation of new business management systems.
James Penney, Director, Product ManagementOriginally a founding-member of Cryptosoft, James has 11+ years’ experience in both internal and external facing technical roles. James leads our technical and engineering team in improving and developing our KeyScaler platform, from the initial concept and planning phase until completion, focusing on the quality of the finished product and the efficiency of the production process. James also works closely with a number of key customers and partners to ensure our products fulfil current market requirements and contributes with new product strategies.
Al Sisto, Executive ChairmanAl is a Director of Tern Plc an AIM listed investment company where he serves as an investor and business advisor to private companies including Device Authority. He is also a General Partner of Sixth Bridge L. P., an investment and strategic advisory firm and currently serves as an advisor and on the boards of several leading Enterprise Software and Security companies in Europe and the USA, including Agnitio, iJento and Nok Nok Labs. He also serves as an advisor to Centaur Partners, a leading, boutique technology investment banking firm.
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