THE TEAM

Aaron Newman

Aaron Newman, Founder and CEO

Aaron is a serial entrepreneur who previously founded four other successful startups: CloudCheckr, Techrigy, DbSecure, and Application Security, Inc. He previously served as CEO of CloudCheckr. Aaron authored the books Enterprise 2.0, printed by McGraw-Hill, and the Oracle Security Handbook, printed by Oracle Press. He is an acclaimed international speaker on technology topics and has been awarded multiple patents in database security and social media.

Prior to DbSecure, Aaron held technology positions at Price Waterhouse, Bankers Trust, and as an independent IT consultant. Aaron proudly served in the U.S. Army during the First Gulf War. Aaron currently serves as a Trustee of the Strong National Museum of Play.

Ed Casmer Founder & CTO

Ed Casmer, Founder and CTO

Ed is a 20 year technology veteran with deep experience in cloud security across the major Cloud Platform Providers: AWS, Azure, GCP.  As Cloud CTO for Symantec, he was the leader of the team responsible for building solution offerings consumable in the cloud model.  Ed guided Symantec into the cloud security space, managing the relationships between Symantec and the Cloud Platform Providers from both a technical integration and go to market standpoint.  He has shared his expertise in cloud security at numerous events, conferences, and webcasts.

David Dreyer

David Dreyer, Director of Engineering

David is an avid software craftsman and general technologist with a background in large-scale cloud systems and applications. As a Senior Software Engineer at ADI in Rochester, he helped propel the company to success on big data generation and analytics for multiple large government programs. He has served in various roles of Software Development, DevOps, and Systems Administration.

John Tonini Marketing & Sales Director Cloud Storage Security

John Tonini, VP of Sales

John can’t get enough of building sales teams for early phase technology startups. He developed the sales organizations for several successful startups, from launch to formal investment or acquisition: Hubb, CloudCheckr, Socialarc, and Techrigy.

He previously served as head of sales for Hubb, an enterprise event technology platform.   During his tenure, Hubb was spun out as a standalone company, won startup of the year from the Oregon Entrepreneur Network in 2016 and received $3 million in Series A financing.

Matthew Kirshy software engineer

Matthew Kirshy, Engineer

Matthew is a passionate Software Developer who enjoys building software applications to solve everyday problems. Matthew graduated from the University at Buffalo with a B.S. in computer science. Prior to joining Cloud Storage Security he has worked at M&T Bank in Buffalo and ADI in Rochester as a Software Developer.

Matthew also has a strong passion for cooking that he developed as a Chef prior to changing careers to computer sciences. He also enjoys reading, video games, and kayaking.