OUR MISSION IS TO SECURE REAL-TIME COMMUNICATIONS OVER THE INTERNET

Our software and technology solutions, including our Secure Domain Name Registry and Gabriel Connection Technology™, are designed to facilitate secure communications and provide the security platform required by next generation Internet-based applications.

Work Together Securely in the Cloud

VirnetX offers scalable security and collaboration solutions.

Work Remotely

VirnetX empowers employees and enables work to be accomplished regardless of an individual’s location, network or device.

Collaborate Together

VirnetX provides collaborative, communication apps optimized for privacy. We secure open-source software and other applications your organization requires to get work done.

Secure Your Data

Protect your organization’s sensitive data and intellectual property with VirnetX's patented technology. Implement strict data controls and compliance requirements leveraging VirnetX’s secure, easy to use and scalable technology.

Cloud Scalability

VirnetX enables you to scale in the cloud to meet organization growth while maintaining privacy, ownership of data and secure access to data and applications across your organization.

PRODUCTS AND TECHNOLOGY

VIRNETX WAR ROOM

Secure video conferencing on any device.

SECURE GATEWAY

Seamlessly secures your cloud apps, services and infrastructure.

CUSTOM APPLICATIONS

Seamlessly secure your own custom apps or open-source software using Gabriel Connection Technology.

SECURE DOMAIN NAMES

Choose a custom secure domain name for your business.

SECURE COMMUNICATION PLATFORM

Instant security framework enabling private, encrypted networks between your users and devices.

CONNECTION INFRASTRUCTURE

Security and connection services for Gabriel clients.

Licensing

Committed to licensing our technology

We have an ongoing Gabriel Licensing Program under which we offer licenses to our patent portfolio, technology and software, including our secure domain name registry service, to domain infrastructure providers, communication service providers as well as to system integrators.

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Executive Management

Mr. Larsen has been our President since July 5, 2007 and has been our Chief Executive Officer and a Director since June 10, 2007. Mr. Larsen has held the same positions with VirnetX since its inception in August 2005. From April 2003 to July 2005, Mr. Larsen focused on pre-incorporation activities related to VirnetX. From April 2002 to April 2003, Mr. Larsen was a Limited Partner at Osprey Ventures, L.P., a venture fund that makes investments primarily in business and consumer technology companies. From October 2000 to April 2002, he was Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Security Products Division of Phoenix Technologies Ltd., a software and firmware developer. Prior to March 2003, and for a period of over 20 years, Mr. Larsen has held senior executive positions at various leading technology companies, including RSA Security, Inc., Xerox Corporation, Rolm/International Business Machines Corporation, Novell, Inc., General Magic, Inc., and Ramp Networks. Mr. Larsen holds a B.S. in Economics from the University of Utah.

Katherine Allanson has been our Chief Financial Officer since September 2021. She previously served as the Company’s Controller and as an independent consultant providing accounting and reporting services. She has also provided similar independent consulting services for other public and private companies and certified public accountant firms and continues to do so on a part-time basis. Ms. Allanson earned her Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Auburn University and is a Licensed Certified Public Accountant.

Dr. Short has been the Chief Scientist for VirnetX since May 2007. From February 2000 to April 2007, Dr. Short was Assistant Vice President and Division Manager at Science Applications International Corporation, or SAIC. From 1994 to February 2000, he also held various other positions at SAIC. Prior to SAIC, he worked at ARCO Power Technologies, Inc. (Atlantic Richfield Petroleum), Sperry Corporate Technology Center and Sperry Research Center. Dr. Short is named as a co-inventor on substantially all of the patents in the VirnetX patent portfolio. He has a Ph.D in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University along with a M.S. in Mathematics and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Virginia Tech.

Mrs. Larsen is our Chief Administrative Officer. Prior to this position, she served as our Vice President, Administration and Human Resources since February 2005. From September 2004 until February 2005, Mrs. Larsen focused on equity raise and pre-incorporation activities related to VirnetX. Mrs. Larsen also served as the Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer of VirnetX from March 2006 until July 2007. From September 2002 to September 2004, Mrs. Larsen was a Commercial Property Manager for JBD Properties, a real estate developer. Mrs. Larsen’s experience includes Executive Recruiter at Armen and Associates, Senior Director of Human Resources at CHW Advertising and Human Resource and Office Manager at Realtime Consulting, Inc./MODIS.

Dr. Larson is the Chief Technology Officer and a co-inventor of the VirnetX technologies. Prior to joining VirnetX, Dr. Larson worked for over 20 years doing system engineering, software design and technical program management under contract to many branches of the Department of Defense and the intelligence community. Dr. Larson worked on numerous advanced prototypes to implement new solutions to secure communications, remote sensing data extraction and processing, intelligence information extraction and data visualization. Dr. Larson holds a Ph.D. in Information Technology from George Mason University, an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Tech.

Mr. Mathur has been the Vice President of Corporate Development and Marketing for VirnetX since July 2007. Prior to that date, Mr. Mathur was the Vice President of Business Development of VirnetX since April 2006. From March 2004 to April 2006, Mr. Mathur was Product Line Manager for SonicWALL Inc. From April 2003 to March 2004, Mr. Mathur was Senior Product Manager for Zone Labs Inc, a leading provider of Internet security software. From June 1996 to April 2003, he was Senior Product Marketing Manager of Phoenix Technologies Ltd. Prior to June 1996, Mr. Mathur worked in various engineering and marketing roles for OEC Japan, IBM Japan, and Pertech Computers Ltd. Mr. Mathur has a B.S. in Engineering from Gujarat University, India.

Mr. Weaklend has been VirnetX’s Controller since 2008 and brings over 30 years of financial experience.  Prior to joining VirnetX, Mr. Weaklend was Sr. Accountant for Daniel M. Ukestad and Associates, CFO for Global ATN, Inc., Director of Finance and Administration for Global Weather Dynamics, Inc., and Sr. Accountant for Site Technologies, Inc.

Mr. Wood has been with VirnetX since October 2007 and has been our Vice President of Corporate Communications since April 2011. Prior to that, he held the position of Senior Director of Corporate Communications. His executive brand experience includes McDonalds, Safeway, Nissan, Burger King, Taco Bell, Nutri-System, Supercuts and Pacific Gas & Electric with advertising agencies that include J. Walter Thompson, Chiat/Day, Tracy-Locke/BBDO, Hoefer Dietrich & Brown and Crossover Creative. Mr. Wood’s areas of marketing expertise include strategic branding, new business development, direct, licensing, product merchandising, consumer education, multicultural, investor relations and public relations. Mr. Wood holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Davis.

Mr. Thomas is the VirnetX Sales Team leader. His extensive experience includes executive management positions at Celestix Networks, Niksun, Network Intercept, StillSecure, Fortress Technologies and RSA Security. He has been involved with security sales since 1999 and his expertise includes forensics- based cybersecurity, network security and performance management, end point security, network access control, wireless security, and embedded security solutions. His enterprise sales experience includes selling to the Fortune 500, SME, government and international markets. Thomas holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from the University of Michigan.

Board of Directors

Mr. Larsen has been our President since July 5, 2007 and has been our Chief Executive Officer and a Director since June 10, 2007. Mr. Larsen has held the same positions with VirnetX since its inception in August 2005. From April 2003 to July 2005, Mr. Larsen focused on pre-incorporation activities related to VirnetX. From April 2002 to April 2003, Mr. Larsen was a Limited Partner at Osprey Ventures, L.P., a venture fund that makes investments primarily in business and consumer technology companies. From October 2000 to April 2002, he was Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Security Products Division of Phoenix Technologies Ltd., a software and firmware developer. Prior to March 2003, and for a period of over 20 years, Mr. Larsen has held senior executive positions at various leading technology companies, including RSA Security, Inc., Xerox Corporation, Rolm/International Business Machines Corporation, Novell, Inc., General Magic, Inc., and Ramp Networks. Mr. Larsen holds a B.S. in Economics from the University of Utah.

Dr. Short has been the Chief Scientist for VirnetX since May 2007. From February 2000 to April 2007, Dr. Short was Assistant Vice President and Division Manager at Science Applications International Corporation, or SAIC. From 1994 to February 2000, he also held various other positions at SAIC. Prior to SAIC, he worked at ARCO Power Technologies, Inc. (Atlantic Richfield Petroleum), Sperry Corporate Technology Center and Sperry Research Center. Dr. Short is named as a co-inventor on substantially all of the patents in the VirnetX patent portfolio. He has a Ph.D in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University along with a M.S. in Mathematics and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Virginia Tech.

Mr. Feiner has been a Director since 2014 and chairs our Compensation Committee and is a member of the Nominating & Governance and Audit committees. Mr. Feiner has served as President at Feiner Financial Inc since 1993, an accounting and financial planning services company founded in 1977. From 2004 to 2012, Mr. Feiner was Managing Member at Live Oak Fund LLC, a lead investor in innovative development of urban housing, implementing energy-efficient, environmentally-sustainable technologies. Mr. Feiner has a wide breadth of business leadership knowledge covering tax law, audit, corporate planning, securities regulation, and finance. He advises on structuring comprehensive and creative strategies for achieving profitable growth and establishing effective relationships between companies and investment bankers. He is a recognized industry expert with a reputation for a “hands on” client-focused approach. He has provided personalized services in the fields of finance, medicine, law, real estate, education and technology.

Mr. Angelo has been a Director since July 2007, chairs our Nominating & Governance Committee and is a member of the Audit and Compensation committees. He is a Distinguished Engineer and the Chief Security Architect at NetIQ Corporation (since August 2005). From October 2003 to August 2005, Mr. Angelo was a Security Architect and Manager, Government Engagements SBU with Microsoft Corporation. From July 1989 to October 2003, Mr. Angelo was a Staff Fellow at both Hewlett Packard Company and Compaq Computer Corp. Mr. Angelo also served as Senior Systems Programmer at the John von Neumann National Supercomputer Center from September 1985 to July 1989. He was a Sub-Chairman of the National Institute of Standards and Technology Board of Assessment for Programs/National Research Council responsible for the CISD review, for fiscal years 2000-2001 and 2001-2002, and a technology contributor and participant on the U.S. Commerce Department’s Information Systems Technical Advisory Council, or ISTAC, from 1999 to the present. Mr. Angelo was named the 2011 ISSA professional of the year, was added to the ISSA Hall of Fame in 2013 and was named an ISSA Fellow in 2017. Mr. Angelo is also a former distinguished lecturer for Sigma XI and was named Inventor of the Year for the City of Houston (2003) by the Houston Intellectual Property Lawyers Association. He currently holds 61 patents in the US and 77 worldwide, most in the area of security and authentication.

Mr. O’Brien has been a Director since July 2007, and chairs our Audit Committee and is a member of our Compensation and Nominating & Governance committees. He has been Senior Vice President of Reit Management & Research LLC, an institutional manager of real estate, public real estate investment trusts, or REITs, and other public companies, since April 2006 and served as a Vice President from May 1996 to April 2006. During the last five years, Mr. O’Brien has held various positions with public entities managed by Reit Management or its affiliates, including serving as: (1) Chief Executive Officer and President of TravelCenters of America LLC (AMEX: TA), since February 2007 and a Managing Director since October 2006; (2) Chief Executive Officer and President of RMR Funds, a group of publicly traded closed-end investment management companies which invest in equity and fixed income securities in the United States and international real estate, hospitality and finance sectors, from 2003 to May 2007; and (3) Executive Vice President of Hospitality Properties Trust (NYSE: HPT), a REIT that invests in hotels and travel centers, from 2002 to 2003 and Chief Financial Officer from 1996 to 2002. From 1988 to 1996, Mr. O’Brien was a senior manager with Arthur Andersen LLP where he served a number of public company clients. Mr. O’Brien graduated cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business, with a B.S. in Economics.

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