Decades of Experience in IoT Cybersecurity
Decades of Experience
BG Networks’ team has decades of experience in IoT Cybersecurity and Embedded Design in the Automotive, Consumer, and Industrial markets. We are passionate about securing, updating, and monitoring IoT devices in the field and protecting your assets from adversarial attacks. We’ve collectively experienced the difficulty and challenges in implementing cybersecurity for IoT devices and have developed tools, processes, and resources to make it easy for you to design, implement, and maintain.
Our Mission: Make it easy to do IoT cybersecurity right.
FOUNDER / CEO
Before founding BG Networks in 2020, Colin worked at Analog Devices (ADI) for 29 years in various engineering, management, and marketing leadership roles managing teams located in U.S., China, Europe, and India. Colin’s experience includes work in automotive, consumer, industrial, and aerospace & defense markets.
As the ADI Director of Automotive Cybersecurity and Systems Engineering, he continuously advocated for cybersecurity in embedded projects and assisted in acquiring a cybersecurity company to improve ADI’s competency in that technology.
Colin holds a BS degree in electrical and electronics engineering from Northeastern University.
FOUNDER / CTO
Dr. Roman Lysecky is the CTO of BG Networks and Professor Emeritus of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Arizona. He is an expert on embedded systems, IoT security, medical device security, automated threat detection and mitigation, performance and energy optimization, and non-intrusive observation methods. He is an author of over 100 research publications in top journals and conferences.
Dr. Lysecky was instrumental in content development for an Ed Tech startup called zyBooks. zyBooks was acquired by John Wiley & Sons in 2019.
Roman holds PhD, MS, and BS degrees in computer science from the University of California, Riverside.
FOUNDER / Chief Research Scientist
Dr. Jerzy Rozenblit is Chief Research Scientist at BG Networks and Distinguished Professor, Raymond J. Oglethorpe Endowed Chair in the Electrical and Computer Engineering, with a joint appointment in the Department of Surgery at the University of Arizona. He is an expert in design and analysis of complex, computer-based systems, hardware/software codesign, and simulation modeling. He served as a research scientist and visiting professor at Siemens AG and Infineon AG Central Research and Development Laboratories in Munich, where he was instrumental in the development of codesign frameworks for embedded systems. He directs the Life-Critical Computing Systems Initiative, a research enterprise intended to improve the reliability, safety, and cybersecurity of technologies in healthcare and life-critical applications.
Jerzy holds PhD and MS degrees in computer science from Wayne State University as well as a MS degree from the Wroclaw University of Technology.
President, North America
Bryan Short is an industry veteran with over 25 years of leadership experience in technology and cybersecurity sales, marketing, and business operations. Prior to BG Networks, Bryan served as Founder/President of Mi6 Group, LLC and Vice President of Karamba Security. Bryan is well known for his track record of building organizations, raising capital, developing management teams and overseeing operations in several industries with over two decades of tenure in Automotive and Industrial Control industries. He has also served in executive positions for technology companies such as Network Appliance, Symantec, Workforce Software and Xeeva.
Bryan graduated from Cornell University for Hospitality Management and Business Administration which led to his fascination with business technology and operational development.
Vice President Marketing
Gary Gill is Vice President Marketing at BG Networks. Gary has held a broad range of roles from engineering to marketing and sales in both technology startups as well as established market leaders. His semiconductor marketing and sales experience includes roles at NXP Semiconductors, Analog Devices, and Vicor Corporation.
Gary holds BS and MEng degrees in electrical engineering and computer science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as well as an MBA from Duke University.
Director of Finance
Kallee Noel is Director of Finance at BG Networks. Prior to BG Networks, Kallee was Director of Finance and Operations at zyBooks. She has led a number successful, innovative software service companies from ground zero across finance & accounting, strategy, operations, and human resources.
Kallee holds a BA from Santa Clara University.
Director Cybersecurity Services
Jonathon Reach is Director Cybersecurity Services at BG Networks. He is an embedded security expert with extensive automotive and IoT experience. Prior to BG Networks, Jonathon served as Global Head of Product Security at Dana Incorporated and as Cybersecurity Product Engineer with Aptiv.
Jonathon holds a BS in Computer Science from Wayne State University.