Perry M. Anderson
CEO / Co-founder
Dr. Bill Roscoe
Director of IP
Dr. Bangdao Chen
Chief Technology Officer
Chief Marketing Officer
Executive Vice President
VP of Sales
With a blend of international experience in both direct and indirect sales management, Tim has developed his career with some of the leading companies within the IT sector, including Hewlett-Packard, Intel and Nortel/Avaya. In addition to working for these industry giants he has spent 10 years in start up and turnaround companies where his energy and enthusiasm have proved a real benefit to getting the job done.
David Tahmassebi joined LEDengin in September 2006 as President and CEO. He served as President, CEO and Co-Chairman of Berkana Wireless, a startup focused on CMOS RF transceivers for the cellular market. Berkana was acquired by Qualcomm for $56M in December 2005. Prior to Berkana, he was Co-Founder, President and CEO of Resonext Communications. During his tenure, he raised $68M from premier venture capital investors and sold Resonext to RF Micro Devices for $133M in December 2002.
Allen Morgan is an active, early-stage private investor and startup company advisor. In addition, he is the Managing Director, New Ventures Group, at Idealab in Pasadena, California and a Venture Advisor at Mayfield Fund, a global venture capital firm with in excess of $3 billion under management, where he was a Managing Director for 12 years. Prior to joining Mayfield in 1999, he was a partner with two Silicon Valley law firms, Latham & Watkins and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. He earned an undergraduate degree (summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa) from Dartmouth College, a second bachelor’s degree and master’s degree from Oxford University (Christ Church) and a J.D. from the University of Virginia.
Steve Bennett is a strategic advisor for OxCEPT. He is an investor and advisor with a long track record of delivering strong results for customers, partners, employees and shareholders. Prior to joining OxCEPT, Bennett previously served as the Chief Executive Officer of Intuit from 2000 to 2007 and during his tenure annual revenues grew from US$1 Billion to US$2.7 Billion. In 2010, he joined the Board of Directors of Symantec and became Chairman in 2011. He then went on to serve as its Chief Executive Officer in July 2012.
Previously, Bennett held a number of management roles at General Electric, including GE Capital e-Business, GE Capital Vendor Financial Services, GE Electrical Distribution and Control, GE Appliances, GE Medical Systems and GE Supply. Bennett has served on several significant boards including Intuit, Symantec, Sun Microsystems, Oracle, American Airlines, and Qualcomm. He is a member of the Chancellors Advisory Board for the University of Wisconsin while previously serving as the Chairman of the Dean’s Advisory Board of the Wisconsin School of Business. Bennett graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a bachelor’s degree in finance and real estate.
Mr. Sirola is the Executive Vice President, Investor Relations/Business Development of OxCEPT Limited, overseeing both the capital raising and business development functions of the firm. He has extensive Private Capital and Investment experience spanning several different sectors including real estate, manufacturing, technology, oil and gas and media. Over the last 30 years he has also originated over $3.5 billion dollars in financial transactions.
Matt Sims is OxCept’s Head of Marketing. He is a marketing and operations strategist with 25 years of applied experience in business, technology, and marketing in both start-up and corporate environments.
His successes include multi-million dollar deals in hardware technology and software technology solutions across the telecom, media, VoIP, and SaaS sectors for firms such as Bell Canada, Eyeball Networks and Alcatel-Lucent.
He has marketed solutions to, and co-marketed with, many of today’s top technology companies including Intel, Polycom, Google and Philips.
Dr. Roscoe is an Oxford PhD, has been on the faculty of Oxford University since 1983 and has been head of its Computer Science Department since 2003. Under Dr. Roscoe’s leadership, the department has grown to be widely recognized as the best Computer Science Department outside of North America. He is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering and the author of three books, 150 papers and three distinct patent applications on security (one granted in US and Europe).
Dr. Chen is an Oxford PhD who specializes in applying human interactive security to electronic payment applications, as well as communication applications. He is highly experienced in implementing online and mobile payment solutions, as well as mobile programming and payment system design solutions. Co-author of a banking patent, he is also involved in academic research pertaining to cyber security.
Mr. Anderson is the CEO and Co-Founder of OxCEPT, overseeing both the operations and the strategic direction of the firm. He has extensive Private Equity and Investment experience and has significant transactional experience across a diverse range of sectors including manufacturing, media, oil and gas, and technology. He was an early stage investor in a high tech security firm which exited via IPO on the Toronto Stock Exchange in 2011. Since the investment, revenues have increased over 70,000% and was recognized as ‘Canada’s Fastest Growing Technology Company’ according to Deloitte. Mr Anderson has attended London Business School and graduated with an MBA from Oxford University.