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KoolSpan Inc.

KoolSpan provides plug-in security for mobile devices via the TrustChip. TrustChip provides for secure voice and text messaging applications

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Telecommunications
  • Location Bethesda, MD, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Employees 15
  • Website

Company Summary

KoolSpan, founded in 2002, is the TrustChip company. We provide in the form of a microSD card, a mobile encryption engine for smartphones, laptops and computers. We provided end-to-end security for mobile executives where security is paramount and ease-of-use is essential.

Our customers are government agencies and large enterprises where information theft and compromise must be avoided at all costs.


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    Gregg Smith

    Gregg Smith is a visionary executive who leads public and private companies through critical stages of development and cultural change in the digital media, software and wireless telephony sectors. Gregg has executed transactions worth nearly half a billion dollars, including the sale of seven companies, and is an innovative manager who creates shareholder value by launching, building, refocusing and restructuring enterprises.

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    Tony Fascenda
    Founder & Chief Scientist

    Tony Fascenda is a serial entrepreneur who has been awarded 22 individual patents and has taken three separate wireless companies from startup to acquisition.

    Tony holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from Drexel University. At Penn State, Tony developed a master's thesis on Formula One racing that eventually led to the creation of his first company and his work in wireless.

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    William Supernor
    VP Engineering

    Bill Supernor has a robust track record of performance and innovation based on more than 20 years of combined engineering and management experience. Formerly of Trust Digital, a leading provider of smartphone security management. Prior to Trust Digital, Supernor served in senior-level positions at Cognio, Symantec, and McAfee/Network Associates. Supernor also served as a Lieutenant and Surface Warfare Officer in the United States Navy.

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    Jamie McGann
    VP Customer Solutions

    Jamie McGann has more than 11 years of management, sales and team leadership experience, in addition to 13 years in the United States Navy. Jamie's focus has been to develop and deploy cyber security solutions for global customers. He has served various technical and business roles at IBM, Fiderus Security & Privacy Services, GTSI, Internet Security Systems, and most recently with ICS Corporation.


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    Cooley, Godward & Kronish LP
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    Grant Thornton

Previous Investors

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    NYA members, TWJ Capital, Security Growth Partners