Mocana announces four additions to executive leadership team |

Mocana announces four additions to executive leadership team

Mocana announces four additions to executive leadership team

July 31, 2019 -- Mocana Corporation, a provider of integrated device cyber protection solutions for IoT and control systems, announced the addition of four executive team members to lead the demand for end-to-end device security across all industries globally.

Mocana has added the following executives to its eam:

  • Hope Frank, Chief Marketing Officer: As the Futurist and CMO, Frank leads marketing and will evangelize the company’s vision and message to customers, partners and the world. She brings 25 years of global experience to the role. Prior to joining Mocana, Frank served as a Partner at Mercer, Marsh & McLennan, leading “The Future of Work”  World Economic Forum initiative. Earlier she was the CMO behind the renowned Finland OpenSSL encryption bug Heartbleed, the CMO of Hong Kong DDoS provider Nexusguard, the CMO of THX and launched ESPNHD. She was recently named a Top 50 CMO by Forbes, Top 25 CMO by CEO World, Chief Experience Officer of the Year by IMA and featured in Forbes and Media Post for her global executive board roles. She sits on the advisory board of the CMO Council and is a member of SVDX and Her Planet Earth.
  • David Smith, Chief Revenue Officer: As CRO, Smith works closely with the company’s sales teams to drive shareholder value and improve alignment between all revenue-related functions. Prior to joining Mocana, Smith served as the CEO of KONEXUS where he led the company’s efforts to simplify mobile collaboration in a crisis. Smith was also Global Head of Sales at WhiteHat Security where he led the business and more than doubled revenue. Smith has scaled several companies beyond the $100 million mark.


  • Rolf O’Grady, VP of Customer Success: As the VP of Customer Success, O’Grady is responsible for customer-facing engineering and go-to-market strategies to ensure customer success. O’Grady brings 25 years of experience to this position, including his most recent position as Director of Juniper Networks’ Cloud Building Center of Excellence in the Americas.


  • Jeanne Angelo-Pardo, Chief Financial Officer: As the CFO, Pardo is responsible for overseeing the company’s legal, administrative and the financial development in the wake of new partnerships, alliances, funding and more. Prior to joining Mocana, Pardo had her own CFO consulting practice for ten years, primarily advising software companies. She has scaled companies from the pre-revenue stage to over $100M.  Before starting her consulting practice, Ms. Pardo served as CFO for DeCarta, Inc. and Pensare, and as treasurer for Cadence Design Systems, Inc.

The additions to Mocana’s executive team run parallel to the company’s recent funding to meet customer demand for its TrustCenter IoT device security management platform. Mocana also announced a solution to protect massive IoT, smart cities and distributed intelligence networks and recently joined CTIA and GSMA, to bring mission-critical security expertise to the telecom sector.

Mocana’s cybersecurity software is used to protect IoT and mission-critical infrastructure, including industrial control systems, medical devices and telecom equipment, and is installed on more than 100 million devices today. Mocana serves some of the largest aerospace, industrial, energy, healthcare, and telecommunications companies in the world including GE, ABB, Schneider Electric and Verizon.

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